Beecher Hills Elementary Harp Program


AFTH Enrichment Program

Thank you for visiting the page designated to  the AFTH  after school enrichment program at Beecher Hills Elementary School!

Our program provides harps, and group harp instruction to students ages 7 yrs and above.  The classes will be 60 minutes long once a week.  During that time students will learn:

  • Parts of the Harp/ Strings
  • How to play the harp
  • How to read music
  • How to create/compose music
  • How to sing & play the harp
  • How to perform solo & in group setting
  • How to transfer this learning to other instruments!

Here are a few of the benefits of students taking harp lessons and how it facilitates learning in other areas.

Music ...

  • Improves Cognitive Skills
  • Improves Academic Skills
  • Increases Spatial-Temporal Skills
  • Improves Concentration & Discipline 
  • Develops motor & coordination skills
  • Cultivates social skills
  • Improves patience
  • Boosts self-esteem
  • Introduces students to other cultures


AFTH- After School Registration


Our group classes will include no more than 30 students per class.  Sign ups  for Fall, 2019)will begin August 1st, 2019. Registration will be closed for sign ups on September 4th, 2019  or until the max number of sign ups is reached, then the section will be closed for the semester.

Sessions  begin  September, 2019- ( Official Start dates to be announced)

Times: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Our AFTH calendar will follow the Atlanta Public School schedule.  The days school is out for students, there will be NO afterschool sessions

Thanks to our sponsors, Beecher qualified for a subsidized rate of $135.00 for 12 sessions  plus a $10..00 registration fee.  

Be sure to read our AFTH Policies and Procedures, prior to signing up below.