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Harp Institute

Focused on individual instruction for high school harpists, the Harp Institute will provide an intensive one week designed to enhance the musical and technical skills of the dedicated harpist. The Institute provides the harpist with daily private lessons, individual and guided practice time, studio classes, performance opportunities, and harp ensemble. The studio class will focus on several topics such as college preparation, performance concentration, and peer-to-peer observation.

U-M Faculty Director: Associate Professor Joan Holland

Session Dates: July 21 – July 27, 2019
Priority Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Tuition: $1,575

Components of the Harp Institute

  • Weekly Private Lessons
  • Studio classes
  • Daily harp ensemble
  • Extensive practice time
  • Theory/musicianship classes
  • Dalcroze classes
  • Performance Opportunities

The application consists of three parts.

Applications are not considered complete until all required materials are received.

Application Checklist for Harp Institute

  1. Complete the Online Application
  2. Pay the non-refundable Application Fee of $75.00
  3. Upload your Audition Materials via Acceptd, the MPulse Online Audition Portal (details for each entry outlined in Audition Portal)
    1. Audition Videos
    2. Headshot
    3. Recommendation Letter

Priority Deadline for all application/audition materials to be submitted is February 1, 2019.

Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on March 1, 2019.

For priority consideration and notification, all application and audition materials must be received by the priority deadline. Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline for programs and/or instruments in which openings remain. Review, admission, and notification for late applications will be on a rolling basis. Space is limited.

Admissions decisions will not be given by phone.