Illinois Summer Harp Class

June 9-11, 2022 (tentative)

Join us next year!

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The 2021 Summer Harp Class was virtual this summer! Sessions included 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. Click Past Classes for more information.

Participants participated in a new online-enhanced creative work by Julia Kay Jamieson and the final Participants Concert Event. Private sessions can be still 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.

All ages and levels are welcome to attend the ISHC.

Information for interested 2022 ISHC participants and auditors will be posted later this year.

For enrollment questions contact:

Ann Yeung
(217) 333-6675

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