Thursday, June 20


Theme: inspiring excellence through innovation & creativity


All events held at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem


8:00AM - 7:00PM

Registration & AHS Artist Sales Table, Watson Hall Lobby

8:30AM - 9:20AM

Workshop: The Mindful Musician: Psychologically Thriving in Learning, Performing & Teaching with Laura Stephan, Welcome Center

8:30AM - 9:20AM

Workshop: Designing Deliberate Practice for Harpists: Creative Ways to Bring More Purpose and Progress to Your Practice with Anne Sullivan, Library Auditorium

8:30AM - 10:20AM

Masterclass: The Young Composers Project: Featured Composers with Dan Locklair and Alyssa Reit, Watson Chamber Music Hall


Lecture-Recital: The Brilliance & Tragedy of 20th Century Composer, Fernande Breilh-Decurck with Matthew Aubin & Chen-Yu Huang, Crawford Concert Hall

9:30AM - 10:20AM

Workshop: Yoga for Harpists: Poses & Stretching Routines to Prevent Injury & Promote Healthy Playing with Gillian Harper, The Well in Hanes Student Commons

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Concert: American Harp Society, Inc. 2019 National Competition Winners in Recital, Watson Chamber Music Hall

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Lunch Activity (Walk-in): All About Tone: Foam Rolling, Stretching & Strength Training Techniques for Harpists with Jason Davis, The Well in Hanes Student Commons

1:15PM - 2:45PM

Masterclass: Interpretations & Expressivity: Solo Pedal Harp Repertoire with Maria Luisa Rayan, Watson Chamber Music Hall, apply here by April 15

1:15PM - 2:45PM

Masters Series (TED-talk style): Power Performance: Performance Anxiety, Stage Presence, and Mental & Emotional Side of Peak Performance with Jessica Siegel, Grace Wepner Ludtke & Jacquelyn Bartlett, Eisenburg Social Hall

1:15PM - 2:45PM

Workshop: Young Composers Project: Q & A Session on Composing & Arranging for the Harp with Dan Locklair & Alyssa Reit, Library Auditorium


Concert: Collaboration, The Heart of Innovation with Natalie Teodori, Kathryn Harms & Naoko Nakamura, Crawford Concert Hall


Lecture-Recital: Contemporary Chamber Music & The Interdisciplinary Imagination: Engaging Advocacy and the Arts in 21st Century Musicians with Noel Wan, Zach Osinski & Daniel McCarthy, Watson Chamber Music Hall

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Concert: Propelling New Music with Angela Schwarzkopf & RELECT harp+percussion, Crawford Concert Hall

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Concert: Evolution of a Harpist with Nikolaz Cadoret, Crawford Concert Hall

Public tickets for $25 each will be available through the UNCSA Box Office

9:00PM - 10:00PM

Themed Reception, Eisenburg Social Hall