The Harp Program of the U. of Michigan is for harpists committed to excellence and seriousness of study. SMTD is a leader in both contemporary and traditional “classical” genres, offering top conservatory style training amidst a world class university. Stimulating and fulfilling performance opportunities abound, from solo playing to collaboration of all kinds. A student at SMTD will grow in a musical environment of excellence, artistry and personal attention.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music, Master of Music Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Specialist Degree
Joan Raeburn Holland
Number of harp students enrolled in 2019-2020
Lessons available for non-majors?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
are serious harpists and students of the harp; who are ready to learn and be musically challenged.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
the plethora of performance opportunities; the environment of solo study and collaboration.
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
create and have musical/artistic careers
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
excellence, exploration, supportive
The Excel program provides classes for the music students that teach career tools such as music business, grant writing, outreach programs, web design, personal profile writing and ways to creatively and realistically reach the community and build audiences.
Updated for 2020-2021