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Beautiful UBC has many courses to choose from, plus large and small ensembles, including a thriving opera program and symphony orchestra. The two harp teachers alternate coaching studio classes, in which the students are encouraged to give constructive feedback to each other.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Doctor of Musical Arts, PhD, Artist Diploma or Certificate, Performance Diploma or Certificate
Elizabeth Volpe Bligh, Heidi Krutzen
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 ________.
wish to become well-rounded musicians.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
two great harp teachers, and excellent conductors of the ensembles
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
careers in music, or continue in other fields, such as education
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
supportive, stimulating, nurturing
There are many areas of interest that students can explore at UBC. Not only do students prepare to be great performers, but they have options to learn about diverse areas of music, leading to versatility and more career choices. Great visiting artists give master classes every year.