We hope to see you at one of these events!

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2023-2024 Season

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 open for in the portal to Fitler Club members & their guests.
*Non-Fitler Club member registration 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

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!

In partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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