program includes: harp master class, separate weekly pedagogy class, weekly private lessons with Gillian Benet Sella and an additional weekly lessons/practice sessions for undergraduates with the Harp Graduate Assistant , orchestra, chamber music, jazz, harp literature, orchestra repertoire. In addition to having fine orchestra and chamber ensembles CCM stages full productions of operas, ballets and musicals.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music, Master of Music Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma or Certificate, Performance Diploma or Certificate
Gillian Benet Sella, Alaina Graiser
Number of harp students enrolled in 2020-2021
Lessons available for non-majors?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
Want rigorous solo harp and ensemble training and are interested in auditions and competitions.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
Opportunities to perform in excellent ensembles and to play outside gigs in a city full of music.
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
symphony and teaching jobs as well as other music related jobs.
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
a friendly, supportive class in a challenging and rich learning environment.
CCM is a conservatory within the University of Cincinnati, which allows students to take courses in any discipline as well as pursue intense music studies while having a traditional American college experience. Cincinnati has a booming music community and rich arts tradition. The harp students are from the highest level, many coming from top conservatories in the US and abroad. There are multiple opportunities for the students to play chamber music and in professional ensembles around the region.
Updated for 2021-2022