Arizona State University: Herberger School of Music
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The Herberger School of Music at Arizona State University offers harpists numerous performing opportunities including large and small ensembles, opera, solo, contemporary and chamber music. Located in the beautiful Southwest region, it is the perfect place to earn a degree in harp performance, music education or music therapy with instructors who have current, everyday performing experience.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Music Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, PhD
Julie Smith Phillips
Number of harp students enrolled in 2014-15:
Lessons available for non-majors?
Harp minor offered?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
desire a supportive and well rounded musical eduction.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
the variety and depth of the courses offered and the experience of the instructor(s).
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
pursue their careers in music, music education or music therapy.
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
friendly, focused and diverse.
The ASU Harp Studio is a wonderfully supportive group of musicians. Studio activities include several harp ensemble recitals, mock auditions and a full studio class which covers the realm of being a professional harpist in today’s world. ASU is also pleased to present a featured harp guest artist each year. For their studies, students may focus on intensive training of orchestral and opera repertoire, chamber music, or even special collaborations. There are so many options at ASU!