We hope to see you at one of these events!

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2023-2024 Season

Harp PlayIN

Sat. Apr. 13, 2024 @ 6:00PM
Free & open to the public (audience does not need to register).
Harpists at any level may participate! Click below to register.

In partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Annual Masterclass with Elizabeth Hainen – Private Event

Sat. May 11, 2024 @ 4:30PM
In partnership with Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute.

20th Anniversary Harp’n Hoedown

Wed. May 15, 2024 @ 6:00PM
Celebrate Lyra Society’s 20th Anniversary at our major benefit!
Bldg 39 at the Arsenal: 5401 Tacony St BLDG 39, Philadelphia, PA 19137

Lyra Society at the Fitler Club Business Expo

Thurs. May 16, 2024 @ 5:00PM
Registration to open soon.
Fitler Club: 24 S 24th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
In partnership with Fitler Club.

All City Orchestra Summer Academy

July 15 – 26, 2024
[For Lyra Society students only.]
In partnership with The Mann Center.

2023-2024 Past Events

Lyra Society Fall Workshop & Meet-Up – Private Event

Friday, November 17th, 2023
In partnership with Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute.

Lyra Student Winter Juries – Closed to Public

December, 2023

2022-2023 Season

Community Harp Recital 
[For Students, Teaching Artists, Lyra Alums, and Families]
Sunday, November 13th, 2022

Lyra Society Winter Workshop and Meet-Up 
[For Lyra Society students only]
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
Friday, November 18th, 2022

Solo and Ensemble Performances 
[Open to all museum visitors (Lyra Society families invited free of charge)]
Museum of the American Revolution 
101 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 @ 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

December Juries
[For students, resident Teaching Artist, and additional school faculty (as available)]
December, 2022

Elizabeth Hainen Performance Practices Workshop
[For students & with private invitation]
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Open to the Public:
All City Festival Concert – Students selected by audition
Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Cultural Campus
300 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tuesday, March 14th, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Sat. Mar. 25th, 2023 @ 7:20-7:45PM –Prelude Concert Lyra Society Harp Ensemble
Open to VHC Festival Registrants
Virginia Harp Center Festival in Arlington, Virginia

Student Masterclass with Elizabeth Hainen
[For families and with private invitation]
Sunday, April 16th, 2023 @ 5:30pm

For Students Only:
Spring Juries
Spring Dates TBD

Open to Public:
Golf ‘n Gliss Event – Spring Fundraiser
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
9-hole Golf, Dinner, and Concert Event
Union League Golf Club at Torresdale
3801 Grant Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19114