The Music Department at St. Mary’s offers a rigorous preparation for continued music study. There are numerous opportunities for harp students whether they are majors, minors, or simply enrolled in private lessons. All of the ensembles, performance opportunities and courses in the music department are open to all.
UMD prepares harpists for all aspects of a career in music, including solo, chamber and orchestral performance, and teaching. With nearly 30 active ensembles and dozens of chamber groups, UMD harpists perform with at least one major ensemble every semester.
The School’s location in the Baltimore-Washington corridor provides unsurpassed professional and educational opportunities. UMD harpists often take professional work while completing their degree.