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New Mexico Teachers

New Mexico Teachers

Here is a list of our harp teachers in New Mexico 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


87102
Albuquerque, NM

Anne Eisfeller - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
505-620-7215 -
Aceharp@aol.com
Anne teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at a college. No previous musical training is required. Anne teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and South American music. She has Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music degrees from Indiana University, and teaches at the Univeristy of New Mexico.  She has been teaching since 1976.
87106
Albuquerque, NM

Miranda Rensberger - beginning and intermediate lever harp
(505) 417-6284 -
luthien1@comcast.net
Miranda teaches private lessons for college students, adults, and seniors at her studio, and at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Miranda teaches classical, modern, pop, celtic, folk, and early music. She also teaches arranging. She has been teaching since 2006.
"I focus on teaching you to create the best possible sound on your harp while preventing injury. I want you to enjoy playing the harp."
87112
Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Julietta Anne Rabens - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(505) 321-2831 -
juliettamusic@gmail.com - www.facebook.com/juliettaharpist
Julietta teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and the New Mexico School of Music. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Julietta teaches all music styles, specializing in classical music and composition. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, theory classes and composition lessons for her students. She has a Master's of Music in Harp from NIU, and a DMA in Composition from UNL. She studied with Liz Cifani, Kathy Kienzle, and Mary Bircher. She has been teaching since 2000.
"I value a flexible, student centered approach to teaching that minimizes stress and strengthens learning. Everyone is welcome to learn."

87510
Abiquiu, NM
(Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos)
Miriam Shilling - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(505) 685-9435 -
mimharpist@gmail.com - www.harpist-miriamshilling.com
Miriam offers harp lessons for children and adults at her studio in Abiquiu. No previous musical training is necessary. Miriam teaches a variety of music styles, specializing in classical music. She attended Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She also played with All-State Orchestra 2 years, All-Eastern Orchestra 1 year, and went on tours to Southeast Asia and Scandinavia with the Long Island Youth Orchestra. Miriam studied with Jeanne Goldstein and Arlene Wangler in New York and has been teaching since 1997.
"I'm a professional harpist who's been playing weddings and events for over 35 years. While I highly recommend at least a year of piano lessons before beginning the harp, I will teach all levels. Adults and well-behaved children are always welcome."

88005
Las Cruces, NM

(El Paso, TX)
Eike Gunnarson - all levels of lever harp, and beginning pedal harp
(915) 204 8473 -
eikegun@aol.com
Eike teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Eike teaches classical, Celtic, folk, Early, and religious music. She also teaches arranging and music theory and offers harp ensembles for her students. Eike has a Masters degree and teaches in both English and German. She has been teaching since 1997.
88061
Silver City, NM

Karen Nelson - beginning lever harp and double-strung harp
HarpDalliance@icloud.com
Karen teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Karen teaches all musical styles, specializing in folk and modern music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers harp circles for her students. Karen has been teaching since 2018.
88310
Alamagordo, NM

(Las Cruces)
Lacy Reynolds - lever harp and pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(801) 671-4757

Lacy teaches private lessons for all ages at her studio, and through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Lacy specializes in classical, folk, and Celtic music, and also teaches the Suzuki method. She offers recitals for her students. She studied with Andrea Manes, Megan Visser, and Dr. Cathryn Clayton. Lacy has a BA in Music from the University of Utah, and has been teaching since 2012.
"I teach 30 minute lessons."