Illinois Summer Harp Class

June 10-12, 2021

Join us online in 2021!

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The 2021 Summer Harp Class is virtual this summer! Join from anywhere for an interactive and creative community experience. Sessions include: masterclasses with Ann Yeung; workshops and presentations by Julia Kay Jamieson, Molly O’Roark and Noël Wan; featured performances by Daniel Benedict, Dai-An Liu, and Renée Murphy; and other online offerings and topics (Extras) during social times, and Q&As. Click General Schedule for more details and visit our registration page to sign up!

Participants can participate in a new online-enhanced creative work by Julia Kay Jamieson and playing in the final Participants Concert Event. Registered auditors may attend events. Private sessions can be arranged with any of the workshop presenters by contacting them directly for fees and scheduling.

Julia Kay JamiesonZoomprovisation

Interactive workshops to create a new work together using improv. Work on expressive gestures and textures and patterns and enjoy some low pressure creative time with your instrument!

Molly O’RoarkHONK, HONK! Harping with Harpo Marx

Ever wanted to learn more about one the world’s most famous and outrageous harpists? This lecture recital follows the career of Harpo Marx, Hollywood’s loudly silent star, and how the harp became his onscreen voice.

Noël Wan – If You're Lost in Transcription ...

Have you ever felt uncertain about starting a transcription? Noël discusses re-imagining the pedal harp's sound and techniques in her harp transcription of Leo Brouwer's solo guitar work El Decamerón negro.

Private lessons (limited spots) with Ann Yeung available. Please indicate availability on 6/9 and 6/13 in application. Contact featured presenters directly to arrange private lessons for scheduling and costs.

All ages and levels are welcome to attend the ISHC.

The number of participants is limited – applications must be received no later than April 15, for priority consideration. Final Payment is due May 1 or immediately upon registration.

For enrollment questions contact:

Ann Yeung
(217) 333-6675

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