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

Tuckers Barn - Singer & Songwriter Series
Thu, Jul 02 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Singer & Songwriter Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir.  Featuring Kyle Teeters, Simon Everett and the duo of Alan Mearns and Aly Adams.

July 4th Holiday
Fri, Jul 03 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

July 4th - Independence Day - Holiday, school will be closed for the holiday, please check with your instuctor concerning lessons.

Beginner Guitar Group
Tue, Jul 07 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Beginner Guitar Group taught by Jonathan Beal each Tuesday and Thursday in July - total of 8 classes.

Beginner Guitar Group
Thu, Jul 09 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Beginner Guitar Group taught by Jonathan Beal on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July - a total of 8 classes.

Summer Camps
Mon, Jul 13 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Summer Camps Monday - Thursday from 10:00 until 4:00