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The Great American Harmonica Lesson – In Concert!

As featured in TedxAkron 2012, Hal Walker offers a powerfully engaging musical experience for audiences of all ages. This concert is part concert featuring virtuosic performances on harmonicas and other unique instruments from around the world and part lesson featuring a fun and highly engaging mass harmonica lesson. In a hilariously fun Hal Walker provides your audience with a musical experience like no other. Each member of the audience has a $5 harmonica in hand.  Contact Hal today to book this unique concert experience.  halwalker@mac(dot)com

The Yoga of Harmonica – a Workshop for Health!

Hal Walker brings music and health into your workplace. It’s true. Playing the harmonica is good for you. It nourishes your soul and it improves your lung health. This professional development workshop offer a corporate boost that energizes, inspires and builds community. Contact Hal today to book a workshop for your library, business, school, community center or city.  halwalker@mac(dot)com

 

harmonica players

"Hal Walker has a pied-piper effect on people" - Cleveland Scene Magazine

"Hal was just the kind of artist we love to collaborate with.His wonderful blend of formality and play was fascinating to intellectuals and preschoolers alike. I’d jump at the chance to work with him again." - Kelly Armor. Folk Art and Education Director, Erie Art Museum

Hal Walker's Mass Harmonica Lesson is truly extraordinary. It was the highlight of our 2012 Children's Day Festival, and an unforgettable experience. People are still shouting "We Want More Harmonicas!" In my twelve years of festival experience I have never seen anything like it. - Colleen Reilly, Director, Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

"...Hal offered an extremely engaging, community-oriented harmonica workshop that appealed to children and adults alike. Hal’s passion for sharing music was clearly evident in his story-telling, musical performance and wonderful harmonica instruction. At the conclusion of the workshops, the participants left with not only a good sense of how to play the harmonica, but a feeling of carrying "music in their pocket"that’s sure to last a lifetime!"-Jennifer Shoup, director, Piano Preparatory School, Beavercreek, Ohio

"Hal instilled a greater love for music in all of my students and taught them skills that will benefit them for life."- Stephen J. Zinser, Principal, St. Vincent Ferrer

"Hal Walker touched our students’ lives. He connected with them in a way that made each child feel like he or she is the most important person in the world."-Candy Wingert, principal, Washington School, Tiffin, Oh

"...the result is an exhilarating fusion of traditions presented with carefully crafted nonchalance. Hal Walker’s virtuosity and disarming stage persona are guaranteed to bring the house down."-Cleveland Free Times

"...the mind boggling musical talents of Hal Walker. His command of even the simplest of musical instruments stole the limelight."-Exploredance.com