Young Artists Harp Program
July 11 – 31, 2021 | Ages 14 – 19*
*The Young Artists Harp Program is open to high school students who have not yet begun full-time college or conservatory study.
The Young Artists Harp Program (YAHP) is a three-week online program, providing young players a comprehensive overview of all facets of harp playing. Led by world-famous artist-teacher Ann Hobson Pilot, former Principal harp of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Assistant Director Franziska Huhn, students receive highly individualized and thorough instruction.
NOTE: Following is a list of core activities planned as of February 2021. Additional details and opportunities will be posted here as the curriculum evolves this spring.
- Individual lessons
- Focus on technique and the interpretation and performance practices of standard harp repertoire and orchestral excerpts
- Masterclasses and guest lectures
- Elective courses in music theory, music history, health and wellness, and more
- Performance opportunities
- Boston University transferable course credit
As part of BUTI from Anywhere, students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of elective courses in music theory and history, improvisation, career training and leadership, health and wellness, and more. The program is designed for you to take control of your own learning and participate in as many electives as you like. Electives will be offered outside of the required core curricula and will occur 2-3 times per week. Prior to the start of the program, enrolled students will receive a detailed schedule of classes and more specific information on course content. For more information, click here.
Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships
The total cost of attending BUTI is based on the total number of weeks in attendance (even if attending more than one program). For more detailed information, click here.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit and/or financial need in combination with enrollment needs. Any student applying for scholarship must complete the scholarship section of the admissions application, even if only applying for a merit-based award (the scholarship application is found within the digital admissions application). Students will be notified of any potential scholarship assistance with their admission decision. Learn more about scholarships at BUTI.