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“Where harpists come to play!” The YAHS program is for serious pedal harpists who want to improve performance skills and practice habits and intensify preparation for solo performances, orchestral auditions, and competitions. The YAHS Prep program is open to pedal or lever harpists who want similar training in a less intensive atmosphere.
Now at at the beautiful Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.
Dates of Program
July 6 - July 20, 2019 (YAHS); July 7 - July 20, 2019 (YAHS Prep)
Will this program take place in 2019?
1 week, 2 weeks
March 15, 2019
Susan Bennett Brady, Kimberly Rowe, Kristi Shade, Kathryn Andrews, Angela Schwarzkopf, Emily Levin, Katherine Siochi: 2019 Guest Artist Sivan Magen
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
All participants reside overnight
$2,400 YAHS; $1,320 PREP (2018 fees, include tuition, room and board)
Yes, full scholarships are available
What makes this camp experience unique is:
Total immersion in the harp; first rate faculty/guest artists; a perfect balance of work and fun
This camp is perfect for:
Students who are serious about the harp and want to meet like-minded peers and professionals.
Students come back year after year for our camp's:
Outstanding training and performance environment and to reconnect with the YAHS family.
Founded in 2002, the Young Artist’s Harp Seminar has become one of the pre-eminent summer training programs for today’s young harpists. YAHS alumni have gone on to attend major music schools and conservatories around the world, including Juilliard, the Curtis Institute of Music, the Paris Conservatory, and many others. The program is designed to improve performance skills and practice habits and intensify preparation for solo performances, orchestral auditions, and competitions through interaction with our distinguished Artist Faculty and Guest Artists.
The Preparatory Division is designed for lever and pedal harpists at a beginning to intermediate level, who may not be ready for the full YAHS experience. Prep harpists will participate in harp ensemble, receive private lessons, perform in concert, take part in outdoor and recreational activities, and experience fun workshops created especially by the Duo Scorpio staff.