Storytelling with the Harp Camp

Tune in each week with your young children for an engaging and interactive camp that encourages them to use their imagination and tell stories with music.

Professional harpist and educator Melanie Mashner will share a children's story, then a musical selection on the harp to go with that story. 

Children will have the chance to learn about the harp and ask questions up close- a unique and exciting opportunity.

Then, we will work together as children learn to write their own stories with whatever musical instrument they choose. Interactive, relaxing, and engaging for young children during the summer weeks.

No materials or prior musical experience required.

Camp Schedule

This camp starts July 14 and will meet twice a week on the following schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 1:30 pm EDT | 10:30 am PDT | 15:30 UTC

July 14, 16, 21, and 23

Each camp day campers will meet for two 45-minute sessions with their counselors and fellow campers with a 10-minute break between parts. Campers can also attend other activities on Lessonface that will be just for campers, including a talent show.

Age Range and Skill Level

Kids 6-12, Beginner


Camps have sliding scale enrollment options. Choose your pricing level from the following:

 Suggested per student:$99
Minimum per student: $39
Buy one, give one: $129 to cover yourself and a friend, or sponsor another student
Apply for a free, sponsored seat by filling out this short form

By enrolling for the price you can afford, you can make music education more accessible for others. Learn more about how Lessonface Camps work here.

How It Works

Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. This camp is capped at 50 students. The camp is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee

Signed up already? Click here.


Professional harpist Melanie Mashner is passionate about bringing joy to the people around her through music. Melanie is a recent graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she was the Graduate Assistant Instructor in Harp for the past two years. She will begin as principal harpist of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra this coming fall.

As the program coordinator of the 2019 11th USA International Harp Competition, Melanie was thrilled to bring harp music and education to over 1,800 children and adults across Indiana as the head of their educational outreach program, Harp Start.

Students Say

Melanie Masher is a fantastic harp teacher. I get so much out of her lessons. Her attention to detail is impressive. Her explanations are very clear and on point. She looks at my posture, the tone quality and provides feedback during the entire time. She gives me exercises and songs to improve the skills I am working on. She is also very kind and encouraging. She was recommended to me and I highly recommend her for harp lessons.

— Raque E.

Melanie Mashner was professional, inspiring, and down to earth! She is a fantastic harp teacher! What a joy to be able to study with her remotely.

— Verified Student

About Lessonface, PBC

Since 2013, Lessonface has connected more than 10,000 students with over 1000 great teachers for live music & language lessons online, delivering on our mission to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably.

Join us for a summer of musical fun!


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