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Summer Harp Camp Directory

Aspen Summer Music Festival and School

Overview

Region

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Colorado,

United States

2022 dates

program dates:

application deadline: December 1: $60, January 2: $125

Faculty

Anneleen Lenaerts and Nancy Allen

Program summary

Aspen Music Festival students receive intensive exposure to the principals of the Vienna Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic through private instruction, master class, and by performing major orchestral repertoire alongside them.

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program details

Months

June, July, August

Length

4 or more weeks

Ages

14-18, College

Levels

Advanced

Harp type

Pedal

Instruments

Students must provide instrument—rentals are available

Accommodations

Two housing facilities, Marolt Ranch & Burlingame Housing are offered; Off Campus Housing available.

Costs

Tuition: $3,950; Room & Board: $3,950

Residency options

Both overnight and commuting options are available

Financial aid

Partial scholarships are available

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HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 SEASON WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

  • Resume required
  • Two letters of recommendation encouraged but not required

AUDITION REPERTOIRE (VIDEO REQUIRED)

One 2017 harp fellowship position is available
All harp applicants must submit the following repertoire.

  • RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro (beginning to No. 18)
  • BERLIOZ: Symphony Fantastique (2nd movement, beginning to 23)
  • VERDI: La Forza del Destino (Overture – entire)
  • DONIZETTI: Lucia di Lammermoor (Cadenza – edition of your choice)

ADDITIONAL EXCERPTS FOR FELLOWSHIP CONSIDERATION: please include all repertoire above and below

  • RAVEL: Tzigane (Cadenza)
  • WAGNER: Die Walkure, one harp (combined) version, (Firemusic, 5 bars after 96 – play until downbeat of 20 measures)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Fellowships and scholarships are available to full-session applicants
  • Fellowship applicants will also be considered for scholarship with submission of financial aid form
  • VIDEO audition recordings are required
  • All applicants must upload general audition repertoire
  • Applicants interested in the harp fellowship must include additional excerpts with their general audition repertoire