American Harp Academy

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June 21 – 27, 2020: The American Harp Academy at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a 1-week immersion into “all things harp” led by Maria Luisa Rayan (Argentina) and Jacquelyn Bartlett (UNCSA Artist Faculty). Harp students of all ages and skill levels will benefit from private lessons, masterclasses, ensembles, public concerts, and seminars in practice techniques, performance practices, memorization and preparation for future musical endeavors. Registration opens Jan 2020.

1 week
Application Deadline
May 1, 2020
Harp Instructors
Maria Luisa Rayan and Jacquelyn Bartlett
All ages
Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
Type of Harp
Pedal harp , Lever harp
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
Residency Options
Both overnight and commuting options are available
Dorms are available. Harps are stored in large, locked rooms. Each student will have a studio.
Tuition $805; Room and Board $400
Financial Aid
Yes, partial scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Personalized instruction from world-class performers and dedicated pedagogues.
This camp is perfect for:
Harpists wanting to immerse themselves in the study of their art and take their talent to new levels
Students come back year after year for our camp's:
Intensive individual study accompanied by solo and ensemble performance opportunities.
More info

Maria Luisa Rayan and Jacquelyn Bartlett are Harp Faculty. Private lessons, Masterclasses, Ensembles, Public Concerts and Educational Seminars are offered.