Harp at YSM
The harp program at the Yale School of Music offers training in both solo and ensemble playing, as well as teaching and other opportunities beyond the concert hall. In private lessons and weekly studio seminars, students are encouraged to explore as broad a repertoire as possible. Harp students participate in chamber music, an integral part of the YSM experience, and often play in various ensembles and configurations in the New Music New Haven series. Harp students also perform with the School’s orchestra, the Yale Philharmonia, which offers important orchestral experience with a wide variety of repertoire and the opportunity to work with acclaimed guest conductors.
Degrees + Programs
Master of Music
The two-year master of music (M.M.) degree program is open to students who hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any major.
Master of Musical Arts
The performance-oriented master of musical arts (M.M.A.) program is designed for students who want to further their education beyond an M.M. degree.
Doctor of Musical Arts
The intensive doctor of musical arts (D.M.A) program is comprised of a two-year residency followed by a three-year period in which candidates launch their professional careers.
The highly selective artist diploma (A.D.) program is designed for young artists who demonstrate potential for a major concert career.
Certificate in Performance
The three-year certificate in performance program is designed for performers who do not hold a bachelor’s degree but want to study at the highest level.
The bachelor of arts/master of music (B.A./M.M) program is designed for young instrumentalists also interested in pursuing a liberal arts education.