• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Harp program of Cleveland Institute of Music starts with your weekly private lessons with our world-class department head, Yolanda Kondonassis. An additional weekly two-hour harp class addresses topics ranging from orchestral and ensemble repertoire to harp maintenance and career management.

Then you’ll take the stage to perform in solo recitals, chamber ensembles, orchestra and new music ensembles. Competition and support from your peers and teachers ensure a high level of musicality as well as long-lasting friendships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Lessons/Jury
  • Music Theory
  • Dalcroze Eurhythmics
  • Ensembles
  • General Education 
  • Other Music Classes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Apply online
  • A $110 nonrefundable application fee is submitted online with the application
  • Prescreen video
  • All applicants must upload a performance resume within the application
  • Essay
  • Transcript(s) from any high school/secondary school attended  
  • Transcript(s) from any college where you have taken dual credit courses or credits that may transfer  
  • Homeschool transcripts, if applicable
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants auditioning for the bachelor of music will take an online theory examination
  • Live Audition
  • Applicants from countries where English is not an official language must submit TOEFL or IELTS English language scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cleveland

  • 980 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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