The American Youth Harp Ensemble has made headlines as a model of outstanding artistic and educational achievement, received critical acclaim domestically and internationally, and deeply impacted the lives of numerous children and youth.
The American Youth Harp Ensemble is a nationally and internationally recognized group of students ages five to eighteen that study, rehearse, and perform in ensembles differentiated by their levels of musical proficiency.
The smaller 12-member Touring Ensemble is the elite traveling ensemble.With opportunities to tour regionally, nationally and internationally, these professional level students have astonished audiences around the world.
The Concert Ensemble is one of only a handful of youth performing groups of its kind in the United States.
The American Youth Harp Ensemble is experiencing tremendous growth! More students registered than we have harps to accommodate at one time. The Intermezzo Ensemble will enable us to meet the growing demand from advancing students who require pedal harps.
The Lyra Ensemble is a developmental group of students who will progress to the Intermezzo Ensemble as they and their musical and instrumental skills mature.
Our Troubadour Ensemble is for our youngest harpists who wish to enrich their musical learning with an ensemble experience and start gaining the skills early that are needed to participate in the more advanced ensembles.
For our young musicians, here's this year's rehearsal, concert and event schedule!
In addition to learning to play the harp, all AYHE students participate in weekly musicianship and music theory classes, providing a competitive edge for college and career advancement.