Storytelling with the Harp

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Tune in each week with your young children for an engaging and interactive camp that encourages them to use their imagination and tell stories with music.

Professional harpist and educator Melanie Mashner will share a children’s story, then a musical selection on the harp to go with that story.

Children will have the chance to learn about the harp and ask questions up close- a unique and exciting opportunity.
No materials or prior musical experience required.

2 weeks
Harp Instructors
Melanie Mashner
10 and under
Type of Harp
Pedal harp , Lever harp
Instruments are not required
Suggested: $99, Minimum: $39
Financial Aid
Yes, full scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
No materials or prior musical experience required
This camp is perfect for:
Children and families who want the opportunity to learn about the harp and ask questions up close!
More info

Each camp day campers will meet for two 45-minute sessions with their counselors and fellow campers with a 10-minute break between parts. Campers can also attend other activities on Lessonface that will be just for campers, including a talent show.

Camps have sliding scale enrollment options. Choose your pricing level from the following:

• Suggested per student:$99
• Minimum per student: $39
• Buy one, give one: $129 to cover yourself and a friend, or sponsor another student
• Apply for a free, sponsored seat by filling out this short form


Professional harpist Melanie Mashner is passionate about bringing joy to the people around her through music. Melanie is a recent graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she was the Graduate Assistant Instructor in Harp for the past two years. She will begin as principal harpist of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra this coming fall.

As the program coordinator of the 2019 11th USA International Harp Competition, Melanie was thrilled to bring harp music and education to over 1,800 children and adults across Indiana as the head of their educational outreach program, Harp Start.