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New York Teachers 12000-14999

New York Teachers 12000-14999

We have so many teachers in New York, we have had to split the list into two parts. Please be sure to check the other New York list for other zip codes close to you.

This is the list of our harp teachers in New York in zip codes 12000 through 14999.
Click the link below for the rest of New York State:
10000-11999

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


12208
Albany, NY

(Schenectady, Troy)
Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher - lever harp and pedal harp – beginning and intermediate
harpwoman@gmail.com - www.dragonflower.com
Darhon teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Darhon specializes in classical and folk music, and also teaches composition, arranging, and pop, Celtic, early, religious, and therapy music. She has BMus, MA and DMus degrees, and is NY State Teacher certified in K-12 music. She has been teaching since 1990. Darhon has published a variety of harp arrangements.
12404
Accord, NY

(New Paltz, Woodstock)
Elizabeth Panzer - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(845) 626-8195 -
Epanzer@earthlink.net
Elizabeth teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, and offers extra theory classes for her students. She has a Masters in Harp Performance, and studied with Lucile Lawrence. She has been teaching since 1985.
12533
Hopewell Junction, NY

Candace Coates - lever harp - all levels
(845) 227-6284 -
highlandharp@yahoo.com - www.highlandharper.info
Candace teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also through Skype. She is a harp instructor for SUNY Dutchess School of Music. She specializes in teaching adults and seniors who are beginners. No previous musical training is required. She can help students find harps for rent. Candace specializes in Celtic and folk. She has been teaching since 1994.
"Here's a testimonial from one of my students: 'If it were not for your approach for teaching the harp, I know that I would not be progressing as well as I have in such a short time. Thanks for your friendship and commitment to helping me to become a good quality harper' Mrs. B."
12603
Poughkeepsie, NY

Jeannie Kern Chenette - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(845) 471-2426 -
music@prairieharp.com - www.prairieharp.com
Jeannie teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a college. She also teaches through Skype. New students need to be able to read music. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, she also teaches wire-strung Celtic harp and South American harp. Jeannie specializes in Celtic and classical music, and also teaches arranging and improvisation, and orchestral, folk, early, and South American music. She offers harp ensembles and harp circles for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music Education from Butler University and a Masters of Music in Harp Performance from the New England Conservatory.
"Love of music and the harp is my motivation; your enjoyment and edification is my goal as a teacher. I use variety of genres to broaden the performance experience."
12701
Monticello, NY

Jan Hirsch - lever harp- beginning and intermediate. Pedal harp - beginning
angel_harp44@yahoo.com
Jan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jan specializes in religious and therapy music, as well as arranging and improvisation. She is a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and a graduate of the IHTP program. She studied with Elizabeth Panzer, Christina Tourin, and Deborah-Henson Conant, and has been teaching since 1997.
"I used the harp in my own healing journey when I was diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer in 1997. I specialize in teaching the harp to adults coping with illnesses such as breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Creative harping and joy are the goals of my teaching sessions."

12833
Saratoga Springs, NY

Elizabeth Huntley - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(518) 893-7495 -
elizabethmharp@gmail.com - www.emhuntley.com
Elizabeth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Skidmore College. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She teaches music theory and offers recitals. She has a Masters degree in harp from the New England Conservatory, and has been teaching since 1980.
12866
Saratoga Springs, NY

(Albany, Oneonta)
Karlinda Caldicott - lever harp, double-strung harp and pedal harp - all levels
(518) 226-0508 -
kdcharp@hotmail.com - www.thelivingharp.com
Karlinda teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the College of Saint Rose, Hartwick College, and the Westminster Presbyterian Church. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Karlinda teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She has been teaching since 2000, and she offers recitals for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance, and studied with Corkey Christman and Alice Chalifoux.
"I'm not a double-strung player, but I currently have 2 double-strung students who seem to be doing well. I sometimes have 1 or 2 harps to rent, but don't have a rental service."
13215
Syracuse, NY

Gail R. Lyons - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(315) 488-0744 -
gailharpist@AOL.com
Gail teaches private lessons for teens and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Gail specializes in classical and religious music, and also teaches Celtic and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music degrees, and a certificate from the Fountainbleau School of Music in France. She studied with Sr. Elose Emm, Carolyn Hopkins, Sr. Clare Kelly, Marcel Grandjany, and Pierre Jamet. Gail has been teaching since 1965.
"I concentrate on teaching students how to read music and use the French technique. We have a harp ensemble that does a lot of Irish and Celtic music. Also the harp ensemble does a Christmas program."
13224
Syracuse, NY

Ursula Kwasnicka - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(315) 445-1987 -
ukwasnicka@hotmail.com
Ursula teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. No previous musical training is required. Ursula teaches classical and orchestral music. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music, and studied with Marcel Grandjany and Pierre Jamet.
13413
New Hartford, NY

Jessica W.H. Wilbee - beginning lever harp and all levels of pedal harp
(801) 557-7315 -
wilderharpmusic4@gmail.com - www.wilderharpmusic.com
Jessica teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She will also travel to the homes of local students. Prospective students must be able to read music, or have had 1 or 2 years of piano lessons. Jessica specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern and pop music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and quarterly masterclasses for her students. Jessica has a BM and a Performer s Certificate, both from Eastman School of Music. She studied with Julie Keyes, Louise Vickerman, and Kathleen Bride, and has been teaching since 2008.
"I love performing and teaching the harp. I look forward to working with any prospective students!"
13732
Apalachin, NY

(Binghampton, Elmira)
Meredith Kohn Bocek - lever harp - all levels, beginning pedal harp
(607) 687-3410 -
mbocek@stny.rr.com - www.TheHarpStudio.net
Meredith teaches private and group lessons for teens 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. Meredith teaches all music styles, specializing in healing and meditation music. She offers harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes for her students. She studied with Alice Chalifoux and Jeanne Chalifoux and at the Potsdam School of Music, and has been teaching since 1978.  She is certified through the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP).
"My teaching involves simple theory, improvisation, and playing without music, as well as reading music. I really enjoy seeing students who begin to enjoy the freedom simple improvisation brings. Though I have no harp degrees, I have taken many workshops, particularly in Jazz. Also, I am completing my Music for Healing Transition Program certification."

14063
Fredonia, NY

(Buffalo NY
Erie PA)
Sonja Inglefield - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(716) 673-4629 -
sonja.inglefield@fredonia.edu - www.fredonia.edu/music/faculty/bios/inglefield.asp
Sonja teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at State University of New York at Fredonia. No previous musical training is required. Sonja teaches classical, orchestral, modern, folk, Renaissance and early music, as well as composition and arranging. She has Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees and an Artist Diploma.
14609
Rochester, NY

(Buffalo, Syracuse)
Ray Pool - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(585) 413-0231 -
rpoolnyc@gmail.com - www.raypool.com
Ray teaches individual lessons for adults and seniors at his studio and through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Ray specializes in teaching improvisation and healing and meditation music, as well as classical, pop and jazz music. He has a Bachelors of Music in organ from Westminster Choir College, and has achieved the Harp Therapy Master Level from Bedside Harp. He has been teaching since 1977.
"It is not necessary to take a lesson each week. I have frequently taught lessons with two weeks in between on a regular basis."

14609
Rochester, NY

Roxanne Ziegler - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(585) 288-3101 -
rzharp@frontiernet.net - www.RochesterHarpist.com
Roxanne teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She teaches all levels of lever harp, and beginning to intermediate pedal harp. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Roxanne teaches arranging and classical, pop, Celtic, folk, religious, and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles, and will refer jobs to her more advanced students. She has a BS degree in Music Performance, and is a Certified Music Practitioner through the Music for Healing and Transition Program. She studied with Eileen Malone and Lily Laskine, and has been teaching since 1970.
"I so enjoy guiding students on their personal exploration of the harp. We have fun and we learn and we grow. Students do not need to bring their harps to lessons. They are welcome to select from one of my studio harps."
14850
Ithaca, NY

(Fingerlakes,
Central New York)
Lisa Fenwick - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
607-257-6962 -
harpflute@twcny.rr.com - www. lightlink.com/lisaharp
Lisa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Lisa teaches a variety of musical styles, specializing in classical, Celtic music and pop music. She has a Bachelors of Music degree in flute, and has been teaching harp since 2000.
"I taught music for 30 years to students of all ages. I have taught at the college level as well as at a community music school and I have run my own early childhood music program. I am positive and nurturing and teach solid harp technique. I have experience with all ages and am patient. I love the harp and love to teach it. I have training in Salzedo and French technique"

NEIGHBORING STATES

06810
Danbury, CT

(eastern NY)
Patricia R. Kendziorski - lever harp and pedal harp – beginning to intermediate
(203) 743-9659 -
pfkendziorski@hotmail.com Patricia teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. Basic music reading and/or other instrumental experience is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Patricia specializes in classical and Celtic music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop and folk music. She offers recitals for her students. She studied with Laura Erb and has been teaching since 1987.
"In addition to playing the harp, I like to include discussion and demonstration of "harp physics and harp physiology", and history of music as part of the lessons. Several of my students have gone on to study advanced harp with artists in the CT and NY area. They have done well as freelance and ensemble musicians."
07928
Chatham, NJ

(New York
Philadelphia)
Aideen O'Donnell - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(973) 665 9259 -
aideenodonnell@verizon.net - www.aideenodonnell.com
Aideen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She teaches all levels of lever harp, and beginning to intermediate pedal harp. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Aideen teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and folk music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She has a BA in Music and Voice, and studied with Leone Paulson and Mairin Ni Shea. She has been teaching since 1990.