PLAY WITH THE PROS
Now in its Sixth Season, Play with the Pros Chamber Music program is a one-of-a-kind partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Our program offers highly
individualized, personal instruction from artists of The Philadelphia
Orchestra, and rewarding opportunities for performance at the
- 2014 required repertoire is "Danse sacrée et Danse profane" by Claude Debussy.
- Competition to be held on Friday, August 8, 3 PM at the ELM Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College.
- Jury will be comprised of SHC faculty and members of The Philadelphia Orchestra
- First Prize: Performance with Members of The Philadelphia Orchestra at the 2014 Gala Festival Opening Concert on Sunday, August 10th, $500 Lyon & Healy Award, and a Full-Tuition Scholarship for SHC 2015.
- Second Prize: $300 Virginia Harp Center Award
- New for 2014: Open to non-SHC participants. Instruments will be available.
- The concerto must be prepared in its entirety and fully memorized.
- There is a $50 participation fee.
- Requests for participation should be made on the ONLINE APPLICATION at the time of applying for the SHC.
SHC PRACTICE RETREAT
Welcome to our Second Season of the SHC Practice Retreat! We are pleased to offer personally-designed residencies for the harpist looking for a less-structured SHC experience. Whether you are a professional seeking an environment to help you prepare for the coming season or a mature student honing your skills for the next major competition, the SHC is the right place for you.
- Two day minimum, $150 a day including room and board.
- For harpists at least 21 years of age.
- Private lessons are avilable and should be requested at the time of application (additional fee required).
- Participation in most SHC events, to include seminars, mock auditions (partipation only; prizes are limited to full SHC participants; comments will be given to ALL participants) and Philadelphia Orchestra concerts.
- Participation in the Master Teacher Series may be requested contingent on space availability.
- For scheduling inquiries, please contact Maryanne Meyer, Artistic Coordinator for the SHC at Maryanne.email@example.com .
- To apply, please use our ONLINE APPLICATION. Please submit a $25 processing fee along with your current resume. Note: the Teacher Recommendation and recording is waived for SHC PR participants.
- Please be aware that rental harps may be available but the number of harps is limited and priority will be give to Full SHC participants. The harp rental fee will be determined on your length of stay.
ALUMNI HOMECOMING WEEKEND
- Rate of $80/day, including room and board.
- Deposit deadline of July 1 to confirm attendance.
- Participation in any events during teh weekend dates, including the harp orchestra dress rehearsal and final concert.
- Concert ticket included to the Friday night performance by Elizabeth Hainen and The Philadelphia Orchestra of Nu Shu: Secret Songs of Women, composed by Tan Dun.
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