Drawing on the rich musical heritage of Caldwell County and the surrounding area, the James C. Harper School of Performing Arts provides high quality musical and performing arts instruction that fosters the creative instincts of its students. Through individual and group classes, rehearsals, recitals, concerts and workshops, the school offers a nurturing environment for students of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and financial circumstances.



Enroll in the Experience

The Harper School offers “On Going Enrollment” for individual lessons. You can enroll at the Harper School any time of year. We offer lessons in voice, all musical instruments and dance. For more information and to enroll in lessons, call us or view the other pages of The Harper School site.

The Harper School offers year round private lessons and group classes for children and adults of all ages. We welcome you to start your private lessons at any time of year or month so there is no need to wait to get started. We offer 30 minute, 45 minute and 60 minute private lessons and we teach students from beginners to very advanced. Enroll online, download an enrollment form or call us for pricing… monthly payments are available.

For additional information and to register for classes at the Harper School, contact us at 828-754-2297 or karenburton@theharperschool.org.

Online Enrollment
Printable Enrollment Form

Upcoming Events

Guitar Group
Tue, Aug 02 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Eight summer classes to learn guitar basics or advance what you already have learned - instructor Jonathan Beal

Music Seminar
Tue, Aug 02 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

8 Summer Classes where you will learn about: Music History, Instrument Families, Music Theory, Instrumental Ensemble Types, and much much more.......

Guitar Group
Thu, Aug 04 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Eight summer classes to learn guitar basics or to advance what you have already learned - instructor Jonathn Beal

Music Seminar
Thu, Aug 04 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Eight Classes where you learn about music history, music theory, instrument families, instrumental ensemble types and much much more!

Beginner Band Camp
Mon, Aug 08 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

One week of classes to prepare rising 6th grade band students for the new school year....care of their instruments, beginning notes and first music selections.