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Focused on individual instruction for high school harpists, the Harp Institute will provide an intensive one week designed to enhance the musical and technical skills of the dedicated harpist. The Institute provides the harpist with daily private lessons, individual and guided practice time, studio classes, performance opportunities, and harp ensemble. The studio class will focus on several topics such as college preparation, performance concentration, and peer-to-peer observation.

2021 Program Dates

July 18 – July 24, 2021

In-person and online options for 2021
In-person, transition to online if in-person is not possible
1 week
Application Deadline
Priority Deadline Application: February 1, 2021
Harp Instructors
Harp Director and Instructor: Joan Raeburn Holland, Associate Professor of Harp of University of Michigan
Intermediate, Advanced
Type of Harp
Pedal harp
Harps are provided by the program
Residency Options
All participants reside overnight
Dormitory residence; Harps and daily activities and instruction take place in the School of Music
In Person tuition: $1,575.00 Scholarship and financial aid available; Online Tuition: $950
Financial Aid
Yes, partial scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Mpulse provides the harpist with a week of much personal musical attention and focused harp activity
This camp is perfect for:
Harpists who are committed to working quickly, intensely and with enthusiasm for learning.
More info

Mpulse Harp Institute provides the harpist with opportunities for in depth and lasting improvements in solo playing and collaborative ensemble.  It is an environment of positive interactions, hard work and trusting friendship.