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Online Teenage Harp Course 2020

Dates Venue Course Fee Deposit
31st July - 4th August 2020 Online £300 (non refundable) n/a

Harp Course for teenage children aged 13 - 18 (grade 4 standard and above)
Harp coaching by: Ruth Faber, Eleanor Turner and Keziah Thomas
Maximum number of students 20.
To book your place please e-mail completed booking form to:

Online Course Timetable: Virtual Timetable (0.8 Mb PDF file)

Watch the tutors' video explaining how the course will be delivered.

Teenage Harp Course 2018: Tutors and Students










Due to Covid-19 the residential course has been posponed to 2021.
For 2020 please see new online couse details above.

2019 Course Tutors Eleanor Turner, Ruth Faber and Keziah Thomas
2020 Course Tutors (left to right)
Eleanor Turner, Ruth Faber and Keziah Thomas

Registration is at 2.00pm on 31st July 2020 with the first event commencing at 3.00pm.

The course is for teenage pedal harpists aged 13-18. Students will work with their tutor individually and in small groups on technique and solo repertoire, and together on jazz and pop harp. Each student has a practice room, and the opportunity to take part in a harp maintenance workshop run by William Hornby.

1 extra day - more individual lessons, more electric harp, orchestral class with Rachel Masters from the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Leisure activities include a fun swimming session with giant hamster balls and a trip to the market town of Sherborne with its medieval buildings, Abbey, Almshouse and two Castles.

If you would like to have your harp serviced by William Hornby during the course please download, complete and post The Harp Service Form (PDF) to BLB Harp Doctor Ltd.

There will be a celebrity recital by Eleanor Turner & Keziah Thomas and the course will end with a student concert followed by the presentation of the Bow Brand Progress Prize.


Celebrity Concert

Tutors' Recital - Eleanor Turner & Keziah Thomas
Sunday 2nd August 7pm

The concert is open to public.
Tickets available on the door.
For further information contact Ruth Faber

Student Concert

The course will end with a student concert starting at 2.00pm, to which parents are welcome to attend, followed by the presentation of the progress prizes.


Sherborne Girls School

Booking a place on this course

To book a place for your child please download and complete a booking form and post it to Ruth Faber along with a deposit  payment of £150. The balance of the course fees are due by 1st June 2020.

Terms and Conditions

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