American Harp Academy

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The Virtual American Harp Academy, June 13-19, 2021 (EDT) is hosted by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and led by master harp teachers, Maria Luisa Rayan and Jacquelyn Bartlett. Meet and hear harpist peers from around the world while participating in daily masterclasses and interactive seminars.

2021 Program Dates

June 13-19, 2021 (Online Session, Eastern time zone)

In-person and online options for 2021
Online only
1 week
Application Deadline
May 1, 2021
Harp Instructors
Maria Luisa Rayan, Jacquelyn Bartlett
11-13, 14-18, College, Adult
Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
Type of Harp
Pedal harp , Lever harp
Students must provide instrument—rentals are not available
Residency Options
All participants commute
$50 application fee; program fee available on website.
Financial Aid
No scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Mission is to "nurture the artist within the harpist" through customized and inspired learning
This camp is perfect for:
Students wanting to achieve new levels of artistic excellence through an immersive online program
Students come back year after year for our camp's:
Intensive individual study accompanied by solo and ensemble performance opportunities
More info

The Virtual American Harp Academy provides

  • Structured, daily online sessions in Eastern time zone

  • A balanced schedule that includes masterclasses, interactive seminars, time to socialize and individual practice each day

  • Opportunity to polish your competition solos

  • Optional virtual private lessons with master teachers for an additional fee

  • Secure online platform provided by UNCSA

  • A closing recital open to friends and families

For details on our schedule and requirements, please visit our website: