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

Thanksgiving Holiday
Thu, Nov 26 2015 - 1:29pm to 1:29pm

Thanksgiving Holiday, the school will be closed.  Please check with your instructor concerning lessons.

Thanksgiving Holiday
Fri, Nov 27 2015 - 1:30pm to 1:30pm

Thanksgiving Holiday, the school will be closed.  Please check with your instructor concerning lessons.

Board Meeting
Thu, Dec 03 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Board Meeting at the Harper School - upstairs board room

Home for the Holidays
Sat, Dec 12 2015 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm

The 4th annual Home for the Holidays with The Harper School - music crawl with host homes, finale with deserts and beverages and a silent auction.

Harper Concert Band Performance
Sun, Dec 13 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Harper Concert Band Christmas Performance at 3:00pm at the LHS Auditorium.