Prepare for a career as a professional harpist

Join one of the largest—and best—harp programs in the world, and you’ll get the skills you need to succeed as a professional harpist.

We offer degrees at every level, including undergraduate, graduate, and diploma programs. You'll receive a comprehensive education in harp, including solo playing, ensemble playing, orchestral repertoire, opera, band, ballet, harp ensembles, and new music performances, as well as a strong emphasis on harp pedagogy.

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Every single day, I wake up and remind myself how lucky I am to be a part of this incredible family full of talented people. The love, passion, and dedication I see in my professors and friends is what drives me to strive for excellence.

Beste Toparlak, A.D. Harp Performance

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