WHYY Series Coming of Age: Edie Elkan
Elkan plays harp while walking through hospitals to give concerts at patients' bedsides. Details
Program: WHYY Series
Episode: Coming of Age: Edie Elkan
For Edie Elkan the sound of the harp is both inspiring and uplifting. More than 30 years ago she had to abandon her dream of being a professional harpist to make a living. Now, she's reconnected with the instrument and teaches others to use its' healing powers. Elkan and her colleagues play little harps while walking through hospital halls stopping to give impromptu concerts at patients' bedsides.
Premiere Date: 09/22/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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