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Michigan Teachers

Michigan Teachers

Here is a list of our harp teachers in Michigan 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.

Here's what the icons below indicate:

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


48017
Clawson, MI

(Detroit, Grayling)
Kelly Yousoufian - lever harp and pedal harp – beginning and intermediate
(248) 288-4277 -
michiganharpcenter@gmail.com - www.michiganharpcenter.com
Kelly teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at the Michigan Harp Center in Clawson and at Apollo's Lyre in Grayling. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Kelly teaches all musical styles, and theory classes. She also offers low-stress community performance opportunities, and workshops and concerts with local and nationally known harp players. She is a Certified Harp Therapy Practitioner, and has been teaching since 1980.
"Lessons are tailored to the individual based on musical likes and goals."
48044
Macomb, MI

Paula Pinterpe - lever harp, wire-strung harp, and pedal harp - all levels
(586) 863-6865 -
premiereharpandflute@yahoo.com
Paula teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Paula teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Music and has been teaching since 1987.
48047
Chesterfield, MI

(Detroit Metro Area)
June C. Zydek - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(586) 524-4077 -
sjzydek1@comcast.net
June teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. June specializes in classical and early music, and also teaches modern, Celtic, and folk music. She offers recitals and incorporates theory into her harp lessons. She has Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees, and has State of Michigan certifications for Music K-12 and Fine Arts 7-12.
"I have a very positive attitude about teaching and learning and believe that although learning music can be an intense endeavor, it should always remain fulfilling and enjoyable."
48130
Dexter, MI

(Ann Arbor,
Detroit)
Carol Kappus - lever harp - all levels
(734) 424 9039 -
carolkappus@icloud.com - www.carolkappus.com
Carol teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Carol teaches Celtic music, and composition, arranging, and improvisation. She offers harp ensembles for her students, and has been teaching since 1994. She has a BA in French and Vocal Music from the University of Michigan.
"I specialize in the music of Scotland and go to Scotland twice a year to study at the Gaelic college on the Isle of Skye. I perform in the Midwest and in Scotland."
48168
Northville, MI

(Detroit, Ann Arbor)
Christa Grix - pedal harp - all levels
(248) 347-6881 -
christa@christagrix.com - www.christagrix.com
Christa teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Christa specializes in arranging and jazz, and also teaches improvisation and classical, orchestral, pop, Celtic, and folk music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music from Michigan State University, and a Master's of Music from Boston University. She studied with Lucile Lawrence, Velma Froude and Alice Chalifoux, and has been teaching since 1983.
48198
Ypsilanti, MI

(Ann Arbor, Flint)
Brittany DeYoung - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(734) 635-6386 -
Brittany@DeYoungHarpist.com - www.DeYoungHarpist.com
Brittany teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the Flint School of Performing Arts. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Brittany specializes in classical and orchestra music, and also teaches arranging, improvisation, and modern, pop, jazz, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music degree from the University of Arizona, and a Master's of Music from the University of Michigan. She studied with Carrol McLaughlin, Lynne Aspnes, Joan Holland, and June Han. Brittany has been teaching since 2003.
"I love teaching and watching students learn and develop a new skill. I'm happy to work with you to develop a lesson plan based on your personal goals. Feel free to contact me with any questions."
48323
West Bloomfield, MI

Chanah Ambuter - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(973) 862-1747 -
ceaharps@gmail.com - www.TheMichiganHarpist.com
Chanah teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the homes of local students. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Chanah teaches all music styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She also teaches arranging and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance and a Master of Music in Harp Performance and Literature. She is also a Juilliard Pre-College Graduate, and has been teaching since 2009. She studied with Lynne Aspnes, Bridget Kibbey, June Han, Joan Holland, and Ann Yeung.
"I welcome students of any age, background, and experience. I tailor a specific musical track to meet your goals, whether that's as a hobby, profession, or a specialty in a genre. I believe in integrating your personality and learning process in order to enable your playing to the fullest. The first lesson is free! Please see my website for more information."

48326
Auburn Hills, MI

(Rochester Hills)
Margaret Warczak - lever harp - all levels
(248) 852-0656 -
mwstudio88@att.net
Margaret teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Margaret specializes in ethnic, religious, popular, folk and early classics music. She offers harp ensembles and harp circles for her students. Her degrees and certifications include: Music education, Emeritus Teacher of Piano, and IHTP and CMP certificates. She studied with Albert Fillmore and Mary Bartlett, and has been teaching since 1998.
"I offer a free "Introduction to the harp" interview and orientation before lessons begin. Membership in the Harp Amici (Harp Friends) Harp Circle is strongly recommended, for its strong benefits to the student."
48374
Novi, MI

Patricia Masri-Fletcher - pedal harp - all levels
(248) 982-1495 -
Masri.harp@gmail.com
Patricia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches classical, orchestral and modern music, and offers recitals. She has a Masters of Music degree from The Julliard School, and is the Principal Harpist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
"Come study the harp with a serious but fun teacher! Enjoy discovering the beautiful music the harp has to offer."
48390
Commerce, MI

(Macomb,
W. Bloomfield)
Michele Roger - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(248) 535-1754 -
harpymichele@gmail.com - www.michele-roger.squarespace.com
Michele teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a music store. She will travel to the homes of local students, and she also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Michele teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals and theory classes. She has been teaching since 1999.
"My students win scholarships and awards for proficiency, talent and composition. I also help college level students with recording and music therapy."
48823
East Lansing, MI

(Kalamazoo, Albion)
Ellen Grafius - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(517) 505-0219 -
egrafius@gmail.com - www.ellengrafiusharpist.com
Ellen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and Kalamazoo College and Albion College. No previous musical training is required. Ellen specializes in classical music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop, jazz, and folk music. She offers recitals for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music Education degree, and has been teaching since 1982.
"I teach the Salzedo method. I'd be happy to help you find a harp to rent or buy."
48823
Lansing, MI

Belle Coty - pedal harp - all levels
(616) 822-6979 -
731belle@gmail.com - www.Harpistbelle.com
Belle teaches private lessons for children and adults at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She teaches classical and orchestral music, and music theory. Belle is currently a Music Performance student at MSU, and has studied with Sister Mary Margaret, Beth Colpean, and Chen-Yu Huang. She has been teaching since 2017.
48917
Lansing, MI

Chen-Yu Huang - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
chenyuhuang2014@gmail.com - www.music.msu.edu/faculty/profile/chen-yu
Chen-Yu teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, at Michigan State University, and at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Chen-Yu teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Chen-Yu studied with Ann Yeung, and has a bachelor degree in piano performance and a Doctoral of Musical Arts in harp performance. She has been teaching since 2007 and teaches in Chinese as well as in English.
49316
Caledonia, MI

(Grand Rapids,
Jenison)
Phyllis Miner - lever harp and pedal harp â€" beginning and intermediate
harpyminer@gmail.com - www.PhyllisMinerMusic.com
Phyllis teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a church. No previous musical training is required. Phyllis specializes in classical and therapy music, and teaches improvisation, pop, Celtic, folk, early, and religious music. She has a Bachelor’s of Music from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.
49331
Lowell, MI

(Grand Rapids)
Sister Mary Margaret Delaski, FSE - lever harp - all levels, and pedal harp - beginning
(616) 897-7842 -
smmdelaski@lifeprocesscenter.org - www.lifeprocesscenter.org
Sister Mary Margaret teaches private lessons for children and adults at the Franciscan Life Process Center for Music, Art and Counseling. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Sister Mary Margaret specializes in Christian, Celtic, folk, classical, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a BME; Masters of Art in Education/Music; Equivalency Bachelor of Music Therapy. She is also a Certified Piano Teacher by MTNA; Certified in GIM, Temple University; MT-BC. She has been teaching since 1988.
"Each student is seen as unique, coming with certain skills and aptitudes. I believe that everyone is able to learn, and I adapt my teaching method to fit the student's interest."
49424
Holland, MI

(Grand Rapids, MI)
Martha Waldvogel-Warren - beginning and intermediate lever harp, and all levels of pedal harp
(616) 610-9004 -
martha@waldvogelwarren.net
Martha teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Hope College, Grand Valley State University, and Aquinas College. A minimum of 2 years of piano is highly recommended. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Martha teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, Celtic and therapy music. She teaches improvisation and music theory, and offers harp ensembles and recitals. She studied with Elizabeth Richter, Lucile Lawrence, Alice Chalifoux, and Lynne Wainwright Palmer. She has Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees, and is a CHTP Certified Harp Therapy Practitioner. She teaches in both English and German, and has been teaching since 1994.
" Group lessons are offered on a limited basis. One-on-one instruction is tailored to students' abilities with respect. Expectations are challenging but reasonable."
49931
Houghton, MI

(Keweenaw Peninsula,
Western U.P.)
Alexandra Dixon - lever harp and pedal harp â€" beginning and intermediate
(906) 482-2928 -
alexandradixon@sbcglobal.net
Alexandra 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. Alexandra teaches all musical styles, and has been teaching since 2002. She studied harp with Louise Pratt, and piano with Gayle Dudley.
"I teach students throughout the area, both children and adults, both beginners with no ability to read music and skilled musicians to whom the harp is a new instrument. I am flexible in terms of how often you wish to have lessons. I will help you find a harp if you haven't one, but have always wanted to learn how to play. It's easy!"