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California Teachers Zip 92000-93999

California Teachers Zip 92000-93999

We have so many teachers in California, we have had to split the list into several parts. Please be sure to check our other California lists for other zip codes close to you.

This is the list of our harp teachers in California in zip codes 92000 through 93999.
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90000-90999
91000-91999
94000-94199
95000-96199

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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


92009
Carlsbad, CA

(San Diego)
Lisa Baker - lever harp and pedal harp - beginning and intermediate
(760) 271-4047 -
harpists3@sbcglobal.net
Lisa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Lisa teaches arranging and classical, pop, Celtic, folk, therapy and religious music. She offers recitals. She studied with Dorinne Yoder and Joy Hujsak, and has been teaching since 1989.
"Students have unique musical tastes, learning styles, abilities. Having fun with beautiful music is my goal. I was privileged to teach for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Special needs students welcome."
92010
Carlsbad, CA

(Encinitas,
Vista)
Kate Loughrey - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(760) 845-0693 -
kate@californiaharpist.com - www.californiaharpist.com
Kate teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Kate teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and jazz. She offers recitals and ABRSM Harp and Theory Exam prep. She has a Master's of Music degree from Peabody Conservatory and an FRSM (Fellow of the Royal Schools of Music) degree. She studied with Carrol McLaughlin, Ruth Inglefield, and Joann Turovsky.

92264
Palm Springs, CA

(Palm Desert,
Hemet)
Dr. Vanessa Sheldon - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(951) 254-4545 -
vrs@gold2ivory.com - www.gold2ivory.com
Vanessa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the College of the Desert and Mt. San Jacinto College. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Vanessa teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She offers theory classes for her students. She has Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees. She is a member of the College Music Society, and Music Teachers National Association. She studied with Carrol McLaughlin, Linda Wood Rollo, Susan Allen and Stephanie Osborne, and has been teaching since 1997.
"I will personalize our curriculum depending on your experience level, needs, and desires and look forward to helping you in your musical journey!"
92503
Riverside, CA

(Chino)
Harp4all Music Conservatory - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(951) 403-4538 -
sara@harp4all.org - www.harp4all.org
Sara Chasse teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Sara specializes in classical and Celtic music, and also teaches orchestral, folk, and therapy music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and piano theory for her students. She has an A.A. in Music, and a Piano Performance Certificate. She is a member of the American College of Musicians. She studied with Susan McDonald, Ellie Choate and Elizabeth Richter. Sara began Harp4all Music Conservatory, Inc. in 2005 and primarily teaches youth. Her school teaches foundations of music through performance and theory.

92604
Irvine, CA

(Santa Ana,
Foster City)
Alexandra Perdew - lever harp - beginning and intermediate, pedal harp - all levels
(949) 554-9087 -
Alexandraperdew01@gmail.com - www.alexandraperdew.com
Alexandra teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at various schools. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Alexandra specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern, pop, jazz, and improvisation. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French. She has a Bachelor's of Arts in Music Performance, and a Master's of Music in Orchestral Studies. She studied with Edward Druzinsky, Sarah Bullen and Sally Maxwell, and has been teaching since 1998.
"I approach each student as an individual with their own inspirations and their own unique physical abilities. Each student learns theory, musicianship, performing, and to find their own voice."

92630
Lake Forest, CA

Donna Rickard - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(949)433-8123 -
d.rickard@musician.org - HarpBeatStudio.blogspot.com
Donna teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Donna teaches all music styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes for her students.
"My main passion is sharing my love for the harp and my knowledge with others - - young and old. Lessons are tailored to the aspirations and abilities of each student."

92673
San Clemente, CA

(Dana Point,
Laguna Niguel)
Wendy Smith - lever harp - all levels, pedal harp - beginning and intermediate
(949) 482-9025 -
harpdove@gmail.com - www.orangecountyharpist.com
Wendy 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. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Wendy teaches arranging and improvisation, and most musical styles. She offers recitals for her students. She studied with Susann McDonald and Grace Follett (who was a student of Carlos Salzedo). She has a certificate from Susann McDonald's Summer Harp Institute. She has been teaching since 1982.
"Each harp student is unique and precious! Therefore I enjoy creating a study of the harp that helps each student reach their full potential and dreams."
92833
Fullerton, CA

Hee Jin Yoon - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(310) 897-5549 -
heejinyoon@gmail.com - www.heejinyoon.com
Hee Jin 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. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Hee Jin specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern, pop, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles.
92882
Corona, CA

Alfredo Rolando Ortiz - lever harp, pedal harp, South American and Paraguayan harps - intermediate to professional levels
(951) 415-3840 -
harp4ortiz@aol.com - www.AlfredoHarp.com
Alfredo teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio. No previous musical training is required. He teaches Latin music, South American music, improvisation, and special effects for all harps. Alfredo it a medical doctor with specialized studies in Music Therapy and Sensory-Motor Learning. He has performed and presented workshops and master classes at many international harp events, including the World Harp Congress, American Harp Society Conferences, and others. He has been teaching since about 1966, and teaches in Spanish and Italian, as well as English.

93065
Simi Valley, CA

(Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks)
Elaine Litster - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(818) 383-0978 -
harplits@earthlink.net
Elaine teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at schools. No previous musical training is required. Elaine teaches all music styles, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Master's degree in Urban Planning from UCLA. She is the principal harpist in an orchestra, and gives presentations of ensemble music at national conferences. She studied with DeWayne Fulton, Sarah Bullen, Paul Hurst and Susie Hussong, and has been teaching since 1990.
"I conduct the Holiday Harp Extravaganza (a gathering of 20+ harps) for the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society. I freelance throughout Southern California and have several recordings."

93103
Santa Barbara, CA

Rebekah Scogin - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(805) 453 9703 -
rivkah3@yahoo.com - www.A1harp.com
Rebekah teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Rebekah teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students.
"I have a grad degree in music performance. I specialize in teaching people how to overcome fear of performing."
93103
Santa Barbara, CA

Valerie Saint Martin - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(805) 636-4014 -
valeriesaintmartin@yahoo.com - www.valeriesaintmartin.com
Valerie 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. Valerie teaches classical, orchestral, modern, pop, Celtic, early and religious music, as well as arranging and Music Theory. She has been teaching since 1980, and teaches in both English and French. Valerie studied with Pierre Jamet. She has the following degrees and certifications: Harp, Chamber Music, Sight Reading Gold Medals from the C.N.R of St Maur, Singing Gold Medal and Music Theory Diploma.
"I teach both lever and pedal harp. Children can start from age six on the lever harp. Beginners will first learn to familiarize with the instrument and learn the basic position with very simple but fun exercises. My experience as a harp teacher started when I was in my teens. I have taught privately and in music schools in France and the UK prior to moving to California."

93105
Santa Barbara, CA

(Los Angeles,
San Luis Obispo)
Marcia Dickstein - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(310) 365-5763 -
Fatrockink@aol.com - www.debussytrio.com
Marcia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Westmont College. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has pedal harps for rent to her students. Marcia teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and folk music. She offers recitals and theory classes for her students. She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music.
93109
Santa Barbara, CA

(Goleta, Ventura)
Lynette Johnson - lever harp - all levels
brilyn@cox.net
Lynette teaches private lessons for teens and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She will also travel to the homes of local students. Some previous music reading is required, preferably piano and bass and treble clefs. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Lynette specializes in classical, Impressionist, and Celtic music, and also teaches composition, arranging, and improvisation, and early, religious and therapy music. She offers a harp circle and theory classes for her students. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French. She was a Music Minor at UCSB, and has won awards for her original compositions. She studied with Marcia Dickstein in Los Angeles and Rebekka Scogin in Santa Barbara. She has been teaching since 1998.
"I like to focus on good technique, while still addressing each individual's needs; good technique early on gives greater satisfaction for a student's overall accomplishment. Attention to relaxation. For advanced students, I have repertoire that teaches and uses lever changes, for a broader chromatic interest."
93121
Santa Barbara, CA

(Ventura, Monterey)
Laurie Rasmussen - lever harp - all levels, pedal harp - beginning and intermediate
(805) 320-9337 -
laurieharp@gmail.com - www.laurierasmussen.com
Laurie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a music store. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. . Laurie specializes in Celtic and folk music, and also teaches arranging and improvisation, and classical, orchestral, and pop music. She offers recitals for her students. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in Italian. She has been teaching since 1989.

93292
Visalia, CA

(Hanford, Fresno)
Wendy LeBlanc - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(559) 306-9597 -
Wendy@craftyharp.com - www.leblancharp.com
Wendy teaches private and group 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. Wendy teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals and harp circles for her students. She studied with Suzanne Balderston and Ann Hobson Pilot, and has been teaching since 1998.
"I specialize in children with special needs and autism, adhd, and other ASD's and learning disabilities, as well as music therapy."
93311
Bakersfield, CA

Jaye Emrys - lever harp and cross-strung harp - beginning and intermediate
(661) 324-5449 -
jaye12a@wingedharper.com - www.wingedharper.com
Jaye 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. Jaye teaches composition, arranging and improvisation, folk and early music, and offers theory classes. She has been teaching since 1987.
"I emphasize relaxation and working with your body. I also teach learning music organically, learning to learn larger and larger chunks like chords as integral units to make learning easier. I emphasize relaxation and working with your body. I also teach learning music organically, learning to learn larger and larger chunks like chords as integral units to make learning easier. I like to make learning easy and fun."
93401
San Luis Obispo, CA

Jan Walters - lever harp, pedal harp, double-strung and triple-strung harp - all levels
(805) 602-6464 -
Harpedameusa@gmail.com - www.centralcoastweddingharpist.com
Jan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jan teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, folk and early music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Jan has studied with Lou Anne Neil and Ann Griffiths. She has taken workshops with Nancy Allen, Osian Ellis, Mildred Dilling, Catherine Gotthoffer, Suzanne Balderston, and Andrew Lawrence King. She has been teaching since 1990 and has the following degrees and certifications: BFA, Harp Performance (CalArts), Advanced Course Certificate (RAM), MAT TESOL (USC).
"I teach in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere so as to inspire my students to enjoy learning and playing the harp. I focus on a sound technique which can be applied to any type of harp or music genre."
93428
Cambria, CA

(Morro Bay, Paso Robles)
Penny Howk Beavers - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(805) 927-6866 -
penny1harp@gmail.com - www.pennybeavers.com
Penny teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. New students must be able to read music. She has pedal harps for rent to her students. Penny teaches all musical styles, and has been teaching since 1975. She has a Bachelor's of Music in Harp Performance.
93728
Fresno, CA

 
Laura Porter - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(559) 903-3747 -
harpporter@aol.com
Laura teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the homes of local students. She also teaches at University High School and Fresno Pacific University. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Laura teaches all music styles, specializing in classical, orchestral and Celtic music. She offers harp ensembles, recitals, and harp circles for her students, and also teaches arranging, improvisation and music theory. She has a Master's degree and is a MTAC member. She studied with Nancy Allen, Catherine Michel, JoAnn Turovsky, and Anne Adams, and has been teaching since 1980.
"I employ an approach of mutual respect, and ask and guide students to be goal-oriented in their work."

93955
Monterey, CA

(Carmel,
Pacific Grove)
Juli Alexander - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
juli@jharp.com - www.jharp.com
Juli 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. Juli teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes. She studied with Laura Erb and Lucille Jennings, and has been teaching since 1998.
"I teach all ages. Number one priority is having fun!"