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Emmanuel Ceysson

July 13-20 2019


MET Principal Harpist takes over the first L’instrumentarium Academy!

Get ready for some serious teaching on the topics of your choice, Emmanuel has been a recognized professor since he started as Visiting Professor of the Royal Academy of Music in London in 2005. He then taught at Ecole Normale de Paris, and is now part of the Faculty at the Mannes School of Music (New School)!

Worldwide soloist, First Prize winner of USA IHC 2004, YCA auditions 2006 and Munich ARD competition 2009, he was also Principal Harp of the Paris Opera from 2006 to 2015, and now of the legendary Metropolitan Opera in New York!

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Lessons and harps

  • 4 hours of individual lessons with Emmanuel Ceysson,

  • 3 2hours evening group masterclasses on selected topics,

  • Possibility of additional private lessons (for an extra fee),

  • 10 Premium L&H and Salvi harps for the students to practice on, dispatched between rooms and practice rooms.


Concerts and activities

  • A dinner on a local winemakers property with tasting,

  • A visit of nearby city Conques and its beautiful Roman Cathedral.

  • Ticket for a 1hour solo recital by Emmanuel Ceysson,

  • Student concert on the last day followed by cocktails,


Transfers and accomodation

  • Transfer to/from the camp grounds from/to local train stations and airport,

  • Lodging in simple, double or triple (shared) room (possibility for underage students in a double room with their tutor),

  • Full board week, including organic and fresh local produce.


Single Room with a harp, LIMITED NUMBER!
Have some alone time with your harp, if you don’t feel like sharing ;)

1 249 € all inclusive

Double room with a harp, VERY LIMITED NUMBER!

To accomodate our child prodigies with their tutors, full board included for the accompanying adult.

1 599 € All inclusive

Double/Triple room to share with 1 or 2 other students
Harps available in the room or in a practice studio on the property

1 149€ all inclusive


all INCLUsive!

Harps, strings, benches, lessons, concerts, full board accommodation : it’s a no worry week, you will only have to enjoy (and practice)!

Terms and conditions here.

cancellation policy

Before 30 June: L’Instrumentarium Academy will only reimburse the fees on presentation of a medical certificate or irrefutable evidence that the participant is unable to attend the course. A full refund minus an application fee of USD90 will occur.

After June 30: no cancellation or change for a course shall be accepted. The student shall therefore be liable for any sums owed.

In addition, in the event of external events beyond its control or if one or more professors are unavailable or there are not enough participants, L’Instrumentarium Academy reserves the right to cancel all or part of the course. The amounts paid shall then be refunded, with the exclusion of any compensation.

Any students who leave the course without a valid reason shall not be entitled to claim any refund. This also applies to accommodation costs.