Harp Jokes

Laughing at Ourselves

This is a selection of harp jokes and humor aimed at harpists. Don’t blame me; I just collect them! Seriously, if we can laugh at ourselves, practicing is a lot more fun.


Oh, That Tuning!

What’s the definition of an optimist?
A harpist with a tuner.

A Celtic harpist spends half her time tuning her harp, and the other half playing it out of tune.

How long does a harp stay in tune?
About twenty minutes, or until someone opens the door.

If you were lost in the woods, who would you trust for directions, an in tune harpist, an out of tune harpist, or Santa Claus?
The out of tune harpist. The other two indicate you are hallucinating.

Musical Notes

Gotta Have Those Light Bulb Jokes . . .

How many harp players does it take to change a light bulb?
Five: one to handle the bulb, and the other four to tell him which is the best hand position to use.

How does a harp diva change a light bulb?
She just holds on and the world revolves around her.

More Harp Jokes

Why are a harpist’s fingers like lightning?
They rarely strike the same chord progression twice.

What’s the difference between a Celtic Harp and a Concert Grand Pedal Harp?
A Pedal Harp burns longer.

A harp is a nude piano.
But a piano is a harp in a coffin.