What is Harp Column Academy?

Harp Column Academy (HCA) is an online learning site where you can watch lessons on repertoire, technique, and music theory taught by master teachers who have taught some of the best harpists in the world. HCA is not meant to replace your home teacher, but instead to supplement your regularly weekly lessons.

Who is Harp Column Academy for?

Harp Column Academy is for anyone who wants to improve their skills at the harp—from beginning students looking to build their technique and explore new repertoire to teachers looking for new perspectives to bring into their own studios.

When and Where can I learn?

When you join Harp Column Academy you get unlimited access to our full library of educational videos and member forums, anytime you want, anywhere you want. Watch at your desk or at your harp using your smartphone or tablet.

Why should I join Harp Column Academy?

Your constant internet searches for good musical examples and harp instruction are over—we’ve hand-picked our faculty so you can be sure that the instruction you receive from Harp Column Academy’s master teachers is of the highest caliber. And we are constantly adding to our library of HCA instructional videos, so there is always something new to check out. Plus, our expert-monitored forums are available to give you the answers you need.

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How to get the most from Harp Column Academy

1. Sit at the harp.

Whether you’re watching on your computer, phone, or tablet, it helps to position yourself so that you can watch HCA videos and try out the concepts right away at your harp.

2. Use headphones.

For the best sound, use headphones.

3. Work with an instructor.

Harp Column Academy lessons are meant to supplement—not replace—one-on-one lessons with a private instructor. Check the Teacher Directory at www.harpcolumn.com to find an instructor near you, or ask for suggestions in the Member Forum.