Diana Rowan's Bright Way Harp Circle
Creativity Needs Community
Join our private circle of harpists and awaken your creativity!
The best-kept secret for increasing your motivation, skill and creativity as a harpist
Is your harping stuck, confused or directionless?
Are you harping from the outside-in instead of flowing with your harp?
For years, I gave up on music and didn't play a single note.
I'd rather slam my hand in the doorjam than perform.
Even during lessons, I feared I wasn't good enough.
My worst fear? That I didn't have "it" -Talent.
Now I'm a full-time musician, author and teacher, living my creative life to the full.
What about those fears mentioned above?
Illusions, although they may feel very real to you right now.
The good news:
I got past my fears and am living my best creative life - so can you!
The secret to creative mastery: Community
The best way to regain your creativity is through a community
with the knowledge, skills and compassion for what creative living really is.
In our Circle you gain access hours of live interaction and support each week,
all grounded in the proven Bright Way System.
For a fraction of what it would cost to hire a private coach,
our Circle provides the support you need as a creative.
All while honoring your unique, real-life journey -
no dry materials that don't reflect what you're really facing!
Find creative sanctuary in our Circle
“Results have been phenomenal. I have been motivated to daily practice, which in turn has given me confidence. My husband and daughters just say "WOW"! Nothing compares to what you get from Bright Way Harp Circle."
Sally C., Wisconsin USA
Both sides of our Circle: System & Community
"I happened to look at back at the intro I wrote when I first joined the Circle. This was my reason for signing up: "I want to reconnect with my harp. Learn music more easily & quickly. Renew inspiration to play." At the time I wasn't sure any of that was possible.
Now here I am and I'm amazed how far I've come on this journey. I've exceeded my original intentions and I did not get here by doing everything or doing things perfectly.”
Lori F., Colorado USA
"I feel the Circle is a deep well from which to draw and go ever deeper over time."
Chris P., Georgia USA
Our members say it best: what results can you achieve in our Circle?
Bright Way founder Dr. Diana Rowan
I was born in Ireland and started music at age 8 with piano, then harp. Although I performed worldwide to much outward success, I secretly suffered crippling performance anxiety. This terrible fear made me quit music - the heart of my creative life - for years.
But I missed music so much! I knew I had to somehow reclaim my musical voice, otherwise my life would be unfulfilled. Thus began an epic journey with many twists and turns.
This journey became The Bright Way: Five Steps to Freeing the Creative Within, which I'm honored to share with you now.
The Bright Way:
- reconnects you with your deepest reasons for creating
- uses joy (not fear) to skill-build
- empowers you to share your creativity with courage
- cultivates meaningful community with you, offering you a safe, supported crucible for your creativity
I hold a PhD in Music Theory (world harp techniques for composers) and a Master of Music (classical piano performance). I compose, teach, write, perform, and research creativity obsessively.
My home is Berkeley CA, birthplace of the Free Speech Movement and its own element, berkelium, with additional spiritual homes being Cyprus and Bulgaria. Triple Aquarian, Cancer rising.
Circle format: what you receive as a member
Please cherry-pick what fits your journey right now. Our Circle has gained many facets over years, since we each express and create differently and need different kinds of support. Focus on what you need right now in our Circle, don’t worry about doing “everything.” This in itself is a great creative lesson!
"Hands down the part I like best about the Circle is being able to proceed at my own pace without pressure from others. With my current medical concerns, I'm afraid strict deadlines might have forced me to drop out.
I love the informative lessons, the community of harpists that are so willing to share their knowledge and music, and the inspiration and encouragement I feel as I move through the Circle. I also appreciate being able to print out the topics so I can review them as needed. The course is very well organized and the team is so responsive."
Marti R., Colorado USA
Your membership also gives you these bonuses:
Access to our Secret Facebook Group
You are not alone on your journey. Our trusted, dynamic community of harpists understands. We are generous and kind in sharing our experiences with each other. This is a safe space. Bring your comments, questions, and experiences to our Group and benefit from the wealth of knowledge, experience, feedback, insight, and support we offer daily.
Join our Circle of 80+ creative,
Enrollment for 2021 closes Aug 2
What else do Circle Members say?
What is the program like?
“I find the trainings beautifully organized and to the point. What fascinates me is the way that almost all of the questions that are asked can be answered within the context of the 5 Steps and 5 Essential Elements of BWS. While I embrace a certain artistic temperament, I still like to have tables, charts, and circles (in particular!) in which to organize information."
Margie B. - Vermont, USA
What is the value of the circle?
“I have a habit of signing up for something, then regretting it, or not using it, but still getting charged forever. With BWHC, I have gotten way more than I ever imagined. I have improved skills, gotten more disciplined about practice, reached goals instead of reaching for goals."
Janet D. - Florida, USA
Is Our Circle Right For You?
Ideally, we would love everyone join us. However, please check below to see if we're a good fit for you:
Who is the Circle for?
You'll love our Circle if
- you want to play with more expression & creativity
- you want to identify your unique creative voice & message
- you want to progress & stay motivated
- you who want to stay inspired long-term
- you want to perform with confidence, joy & power
- you desire true creative community
Who the Circle is not for
- If you know a little about hand placement and some chords, you're good to go - if you're a total beginner, for hand health reasons we recommend some sessions with a 1-1 teacher for basic technique brush-up.
- If you want a drill sergeant rather than an inspired, collaborative guide, the Circle is not a fit.
- Our Circle is founded in trust, mutual respect and sacred reciprocity. This culture, lovingly developed over 5 years, helps our members feel safe and strong enough to create authentically. Therefore, harpists who are competitive rather than collaborative are not a fit for our Circle.
Breakthroughs you can expect as a Circle member:
"I wasn't sure if it would be worth the time, effort, and money. I thought about it the first round and decided against it - after all, there are thousands of online training programs - but by the time the second round came around, I knew I needed a shot in the arm with harp and also my other endeavors. I had had more experience with Diana as a teacher/online mentor, and felt that the value would be there. But honestly, the fact that Diana said it would apply to other areas of life was probably what pushed me to take the plunge.
I have resumed regular practice and clarified my sense of Purpose. Practice is more focused and purposeful and as a result I'm a better player!"
"I was concerned whether the program would be a good fit for me. It was difficult to envision what is "included/offered" because BKHC is more abstract than say a 6-week course on learning to count. Also, could I be disciplined enough for self-paced? Of course, cost is always a consideration, but when considered as an investment in me it really is minimal.
My results have included building courage to reach beyond my greatest fears. I’m putting the focus on my purpose and able to make guilt-free decisions that are in keeping with it. I’m looking at music from a different point of view. Not just dots on a page to be played. I love, love, love the community, discussions and sharing of information, plus being able to put the learning process in order.”
BKHC provides direction, encouragement and a solid foundation to build upon.”
“Here is my experience this afternoon when performing: I had a bit of nerves at the beginning and kept reminding myself of my Purpose in my mind and...it was wonderful! I felt so good that I stopped by a retirement residence I wanted to visit and played for them as well. They loved it and asked me back! Self-trust, yes, pure love and divine energy!”
Imagine yourself playing harp with passion,
expressing yourself with joy and power,
sharing your music with friends, family and beyond,
cheered on by a heart-centered community of creative harpists!
Enrollment for 2021 closes Aug 2,
so go ahead and choose your membership level and
we'll see you on the other side!
(Don't see your question? email [email protected])