Schedule/Classes

CLASS SCHEDULE: July 8th – 13th, 2019

MONDAY, JULY 8:

DORM CHECK-IN: 12:00 – 1:00
HARP CHECK-IN: 1:00 – 1:45
ORIENTATION: 1:45 – 2:30
CLASSES: 2:30 – 4:00

CODA CLASS #1 (optional) 4:15 – 5:15
See below for description.

TUESDAY, JULY 9 – FRIDAY JULY 12

ARRIVE: 9:00
CLASSES: 9:30 – 4:00

CODA CLASS #1 continues on Tuesday (optional) 4:15 – 5:15
See below for description.

CODA CLASS #2 on Wednesday and Thursday (optional) 4:15 – 5:15
See below for description.

SATURDAY CONCERT, JULY 13:

ARRIVE: 9:00 arrival
CONCERT TIME: 11:00 – approximately 12:15.

CONCERT LOCATION: MCAC (Morris Cultural Arts Center) in the Dunham Theater. Open to the public with free admission.

Punch and cookie reception 12:15 – 1:00. 

CLASSES:

CODA CLASSES are optional with an additional fee of $45 each. These classes are scheduled after hours bringing special topics of interest to the students. It is recommended for students staying on campus and for any student interested in learning more. Multi-level. Lever harp and pedal harp.

CODA Class #1 – CONFIDENT PERFORMING
Monday and Tuesday 4:15 – 5:15 pm
Everyone can benefit from feeling more confident in performance settings. We want you to enjoy your performing! We will discuss and apply techniques to help you perform at your best by lessening the nervousness. This class includes a look at music preparation, mental clarity and a confident on-stage presence.

CODA Class #2 – The CELTIC HARP
Wednesday and Thursday 4:15 – 5:15 pm
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about the history and music of the harp in Celtic countries (Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany and the Isle of Mann). We will teach two traditional tunes to add to your repertoire.

CLASSES INCLUDED IN TUITION

Harp Ensembles

Private Lessons

Wedding Workshop and Mock Wedding

ROTATING CLASSES included in tuition. With limited hours and days, we select from the following to make each year different.

The Historical Harp             Theory                   Tuning & String Changing                 Master classes

Extended Techniques         Celtic Harp            Latin American Harp           Improvisation       Technique

Efficient Practice                  Performance Preparation                  Glissandos            Orchestra Playing

Harp Maintenance               Rhythm                  The Gigging Harpist                           Composition