Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music

Paula Bressman
Paula Bressman
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The Vanderbilt University harp program includes participation in orchestra, chamber music, pedagogy, harp orchestral repertoire class, and weekly performance class where, in addition to traditional masterclass, we explore a range of topics including: musician wellness, practice methods, pop music and studio work, musical versatility, building a career, and professionalism.

Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Musical Arts, Bachelor of Music Education
Harp instructors:
Paula Bressman
Number of harp students enrolled in 2020-2021
Lessons available for non-majors?
Harp minor offered?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
want rigorous music training with a strong foundation in liberal arts and sciences.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
the student-to-faculty ration of 6:1 and double major opportunities.
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
Graduate study at top schools in the US and Europe
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
Versatile, creative, professional
More Information

One of the biggest draws to our university is our commitment to meet 100% of demonstrated financial need for all admitted students in the form of merit-based scholarships and loan-free financial aid awards.

We offer many different degree options for students wishing to pursue academic excellence in another field. These include (but are not limited to): a Five-Year Bachelor of Music/Master of Education (MA5), 3+2 Bachelor of Music/MBA Blair-to-Owen Program, Bachelor of Music in Integrated Studies, and Bachelor of Music in Musical Arts.

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