Under the direction of the internationally-respected performer and teacher Eira Lynn Jones, harp students receive coaching and training in a broad range of areas.
These areas include Solo Repertoire, Orchestral Excerpts, Chamber Music, Jazz Harp, Baroque Harp, French Repertoire, Grandjany’s Music, Salzedo’s Music, Auditions Preparation and Alexander Technique.
Recent Masterclasses and Workshops
Harp students have opportunities to take part in masterclasses, workshops and chamber music coaching with leading harpists, who have recently included: Siobhan Armstrong, Imogen Barford, Kathleen Bride, Gabriella Dall’Olio, Elisabeth Fontan-Binoche, Alice Giles, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Clifford Lantaff, Helen MacLeod, Catriona McKay, Park Stickney and Louise Thomson.
Catriona McKay: International clàrsach player performing with Kronos Quartet
Mary Ann Kennedy: Broadcaster for BBC Radio 3 and winner of the Concours International de l’Harpe
Lucy Haslar: Freelance harpist with BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Rambert Dance Company
Clouds Harp Quartet: Winner of the Buxton Fringe Award
Extensive external professional engagement opportunities are also on offer throughout your degree throughout the region.