Summer Harp Camp Directory

American Harp Academy




North Carolina,

United States

2022 dates

program dates: June 26-July 2, 2022

application deadline: May 1, 2022


Jacquelyn Bartlett, Maria Luisa Rayan

Program summary

“Nurturing the Artist within the Harpist”.  The American Harp Academy at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is for harpists that want to be immersed in their music, surrounded by a community of artists that nurture creativity and artistic excellence. This 1-week intensive program is designed to prepare for upcoming competitions, auditions, recitals, and repertoire build-up.

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program details

In-person/online options

In-person only


June, July


1 week


10 and under, 11-13, 14-18, College, Adult


Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional, beginner

Harp type

Pedal, Lever


Students must provide instrument—rentals are available


Dormitory; All harps are kept in private practice rooms on campus.


$1189 Residential (includes tuition, room and board); $717, Commuter (tuition only)

Residency options

Both overnight and commuting options are available

Financial aid

No scholarships are available

American Harp Academy

What makes this camp experience unique is:

"Harpists wanting to achieve new levels of artistic excellence through an immersive summer program."

This camp is perfect for:

"Mission is to "nurture the artist within the harpist" through creativity and artistic excellence."

Students come back year after year for our camp's:

"Intensive individual study accompanied by enriching solo and ensemble performance opportunities."

Founded in 2020, the American Harp Academy (AHA) led by Jacquelyn Bartlett and Maria Luisa Rayan believes in “Nurturing the Artist within the Harpist” through creativity and artistic excellence. AHA is held on the beautiful campus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. The program is open to pedal or lever harpists of all skill levels that desire to achieve new levels of artistic excellence. For more details on our program, please visit our website: