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Kentucky Teachers

Kentucky Teachers

Here is a list of our harp teachers in Kentucky organized by zip code.

Please see our main Harp Teachers page for other states, and for more information on how to use this list.

Some teachers who live in neighboring states may be listed at the bottom of this page.

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Teaches both lever and pedal harp Teaches all ages
Teaches only lever harp Teaches through
Skype or FaceTime
Teaches only children and teens
Teaches only pedal harp Teaches only teens and adults


40390
Wilmore, KY

(Lexington, Danville)
Krista Padgett - lever harp and pedal harp - beginning
- www.GracefulHarp.com
Krista teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. New students must have basic piano skills. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Krista specializes in classical and religious music, and also teaches pop, Celtic, folk, and early music. Krista has been teaching since 1996.
40502
Lexington, KY

Elaine Humphreys Cook - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(859) 233-1327 -
harpline@hotmail.com - www.elainecookharp.com
Elaine teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches at University of Kentucky (Lexington), Centre College (Danville), and the Lexington Talent Education Association. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Elaine teaches classical and orchestral music, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. As well as teaching in English, she also teaches in Chinese. She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in harp performance from the San Francisco Conservatory, and CMM from University of Cincinnati. She has Suzuki teacher training and harp and violin, and Progression of Classics for harp. She studied with Gillian Sella Benet, Caitriona Yeats, Edward Druzinsky, and Marcella DeCray, and has been teaching since 1978.
"Teaching is inspiring as I journey with individuals, developing technical and musical skills. I am happy to combine music that furthers progress, along with personal preferences of the student."

40517
Lexington, KY

Leah Schade - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(610) 420-6861 -
jimleah@aol.com
Leah teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. Children must be able to read at 1st grade level; 1 year of piano preferred. Leah specializes in classical music, and also teaches orchestral, jazz, and pop music. She has studied with Alice Chalifoux and has been teaching since 1990. Leah has performed with local and regional orchestras, jazz trios, church groups, and as a freelance musician for private, corporate, religious, and secular events.
41017
Crescent Springs, KY

(Greater Cincinnati OH)
Michelle Gwynne - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(859) 653-5012 -
mgwynne@isoc.net - www.justaddwings.com
Michelle teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at School for Creative and Performing Arts K-12: Northern Kentucky University and at Wyoming Fine Arts Center. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Michelle teaches most musical styles, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has BA, BS, and MM degrees with a DMA in progress. She also has a music teaching certification for K-12. She studied with Alice Chalifoux, Susann McDonald, Diane Evans, and Philip DeGreg (jazz). She has been teaching since 1972.
"I love the harp and enjoy sharing that love with others. It is heart-warming to watch students grow and develop musically."
42754
Leitchfield, KY

Emily Fife - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(270) 860-9354 -
mrs.emilyfife11@gmail.com - www.emilyfifeharpist.com
Emily teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Emily teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, modern, Celtic and religious music. She also teaches improvisation, and music theory. Emily studied with Mrs. Louise Benton and has a Bachelors of Music degree.
"I have been playing for 25 years. I am happy to teach harp lessons to most any age and ability level."