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California Teachers Zip 94000-94999

California Teachers Zip 94000-94999

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 94000 through 94999.
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90000-90999
91000-91999
92000-93999
95000-96199

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94025
Menlo Park, CA

(Palo Alto)
Carol Holsinger - lever harp - all levels, pedal harp - beginning and intermediate
(650) 326-3146 -
carol@holsingerharps.com - www.holsingerharps.com
Carol 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. Carol teaches all musical styles.
94025
Menlo Park, CA

Margy Kahn - lever harp - all levels
(650) 365-4301 -
margyharp@yahoo.com
Margy teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches all musical styles, and has been teaching since 1998. She studied with Karen Gottlieb and Linda Wood Rollo.

94103
San Francisco, CA

(San Jose)
Brian Swager - lever harp and pedal harp - beginning and intermediate
(415) 551-7866 -
brian@allegrofuoco.com - www.allegrofuoco.com
Brian teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio, and at Immanuel Lutheran Church in San Jose. No previous musical training is required. Brian has a Doctor of Music degree and teaches classical music.
94110
San Francisco, CA

Amelia Romano - lever harp - all levels
(415) 307-1035 -
contact@ameliaromano.com - www.ameliaromano.com/lessons
Amelia 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, however some piano background is helpful. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Amelia teaches folk, South American, jazz and classical music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She offers monthly harp ensemble meetings and an annual recital for her students. She studied with Diana Stork, Cheryl Ann Fulton, Sarah Voynow, Karen Gottlieb from 1998 to 2009. She has also taken many master classes with Latin American harpists. She has been teaching since 2011.
"As a composer and arranger I specialize in identifying my students interest and how best to help them grow using harp fundamentals as our starting point."
94115
San Francisco, CA

Portia Diwa - lever harp - all levels
(415) 600-1447 -
diwap@sutterhealth.org - www.portiadiwa.com
Portia teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at California Pacific Medical Center. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Portia specializes in healing and Celtic music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and classical, folk early, and South American music. She offers harp ensembles for her students. She studied with Diana Stork, Cheryl Ann Fulton and Edie Elkan, and has been teaching since 2005.
"In the Healing Harp Program at the Institute for Health and Healing, I tailor harp lessons to each individual student. I teach a Certification program in Harp Therapy. I also enjoy teaching children."

94118
San Francisco, CA

Karen Gottlieb - pedal harp - all levels
kgharp@pacbell.net - www.kgharp.com
Karen teaches private lessons for teens, college age and adults at her studio and at San Francisco State University, and Mill College in Oakland. New students must have some musical background; at least a year of piano or other instrument. She has some pedal harps for rent. Besides teaching in English, she can also teach in German. Karen specializes in classical, orchestral, contemporary, and modern music as well as orchestral audition and competition preparation. She offers student recitals, harp ensemble and an adult performance workshop every 2 months. She has a Bachelor's from the Univ. of Washington, Seattle and a Master's degree in Music Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has been teaching since 1980. She studied with Alice Chalifoux, Lucille Lawrence, Lynne Palmer, Pamela Vokolek, Susann McDonald and Linda Rollo.
"I enjoy working with adult students of all levels as well as coaching and preparing young professionals for auditions and competitions (and recitals) for the most clear, concise and polished performance."
94131
San Francisco, CA

Lynn Taffin - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(415) 246-8151 -
lynn@lynntaffin.com - www.lynntaffin.com
Lynn teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Lynn teaches all musical styles, and offers a harp ensemble for her students. As well as teaching in English, she also teaches in French and Italian. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music, and has been teaching since 1994. She studied with Lucile Lawrence, Marie-Claire Jamet, Alice Chalifoux and Marcella DeCray.
"I bring years of international performing experience and my enthusiastic approach to inspired lessons which fulfill a student's dream of playing the harp and developing their understanding."
94131
San Francisco, CA

(Oakland, San Jose)
Boris Goldmund - lever harp - beginning and intermediate; and pedal harp - all levels
(415) 550 2646 -
boris.goldmund@gmail.com - www.borisgoldmund.com
Boris teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. He has lever harps for rent to his students. Boris teaches improvisation and classical, modern, pop, and South American music. He studied with Mildred Dilling and Anne Adams, and teaches the Dilling / Renie technique. He has been teaching since 1985.
"I studied with Mildred Dilling in NYC and began as an adult. I've since performed for 3 US Presidents, the King of Saudi Arabia, and opened for Stevie Wonder, the Foofighters and Elvis Costello. I also performed 11 years / 7 days a week at the Ritz Carlton San Francisco and was harpist to the US Navy on Treasure Island."
94306
Palo Alto, CA

Marjorie Chauvel - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(650) 493-4519 -
chauvel@comcast.net
Marjorie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a Stanford University. Some prior musical knowledge is required, either on piano or from a good music teacher. Marjorie teaches classical, orchestral, and modern music, and offers recitals for her students. She had a 4 year scholarship at Curtis Institut of Music in Philadelphia and studied with Florence Lyons, Marietta Bitter and Carlos Salzedo. She has been teaching since 1935.
"I have taught at S.F. State University for 20 years, at the Univ. of the Pacific for 4 years, and Stanford University for 50 years. I only take serious music students and most of my private students have stayed with me for 10 years."
94402
San Mateo, CA

Erica Messer - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
Harpisteri@gmail.com
Erica teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Erica teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, and is certified through Suzuki and MTAC. She has been teaching since 1998.

94404
Foster City, CA

(Santa Ana, Irvine)
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 Bachelors of Arts in Music Performance, and a Masters 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."

94523
Walnut Creek, CA

(San Francisco, Lafayette)
Krista Strader - lever harp and pedal harp- beginning and intermediate
(877) 415-4277 -
kristaharp@mac.com - www.kristastrader.com
Krista teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype and FaceTime. 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. Krista teaches all music styles. She has a Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance, and has been teaching since 1993.

94541
Hayward, CA

Jessica Schaeffer - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(937) 409-9172 -
JessSchaeffer@gmail.com - www.JessicaSchaeffer.com
Jessica teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Jessica teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation and music theory, and offers harp ensembles, recitals, and harp circles for her students. She has a B.M. degree from Northwestern University, a M.M. degree from Longy School of Music, and a Dalcroze Eurhythmics Certificate. She studied with Elizabeth Cifani and Karen Gottlieb. Jessica has been teaching since 2000, and teaches in Spanish as well as English.
" Lessons are individually tailored to facilitate each student's goals and interests. Emphasis on technique, self/body-awareness, and creative expression."

94542
Hayward, CA

Jacqueline Lynaugh - wire-strung lever harp - beginning and intermediate
(510) 715-3537 -
Holistichealingharp@gmail.com - www.Holistichealingharp.com
Jacqueline 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. Jacqueline specializes in Celtic and therapy music, and also teaches classical, folk, early, and religious music.
94550
Livermore, CA

(Oakland,
San Jose)
Dominique Piana - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(925) 455-5333 -
dominiquepiana@comcast.net - dominiquepiana.com
Dominique teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Holy Names University in Oakland. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Dominique specializes in classical music and composition, and also teaches arranging and orchestral, modern, pop, and folk music. She offers recitals and theory and music history as needed. Besides teaching in English she also teaches in French. She has a Masters in Harp Performance from Claremont Graduate University. She also has the Premier Prix in Solfege from Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels, Belgium. Dominique has been teaching since 1975.
"I teach very "hands on" to ensure real learning in the lesson. I try to make the traditional approach of the French school pleasurable through choice of repertoire, beauty of tone and musicality. I am available for private coaching or master classes on the subject of the romantic repertoire and playing style."
94596
Walnut Creek, CA

(Oakland, Berkeley)
Jessica Siegel - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(925) 937-4277 -
harpsetc@pacbell.net - www.harpsetc.com
Jessica teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Harps Etc. 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. Jessica teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes. Students also have the option of participating in the Harp Certificate of Merit Program. She has Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Music Education and Harp Performance, and has been teaching since 1979. She has California and Ohio Teaching Accreditation. She studied with Alice Chalifoux, Mary Elizabeth Gale, and Alice Giles.
"My goal is to bring the joy of making music to you and to help you become the best musician you can be. Ask about my monthly Free Try the Harp Class. No previous musical experience is needed. I have a passion for introducing people to the harp and helping them fulfill their dreams."

94596
Walnut Creek, CA

Jennifer R. Ellis - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
harpellis@gmail.com - www.harpellis.com
Jennifer teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her private studio and through the Diablo Valley Arts Academy at the Harps Etc. store in Walnut Creek. She also teaches through Skype, and will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jennifer teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and modern music. She also teaches improvisation.  The Diablo Valley Arts Academy offers recitals, harp ensembles, and harp circles for her students. Jennifer studied with Joan Holland, Yolanda Kondonassis, Alice Giles, and Jessica Siegel, and has been teaching since 2008. She has the following musical degrees: D.M.A. Harp Performance with Certificate of Musicology and CRLT Graduate Teaching Certificate (University of Michigan), M.M. Harp Performance (Cleveland Institute of Music), B.M. Harp Performance (Oberlin).
"I love working with diverse students with a variety of ages and interests and I enjoy customizing my teaching to meet their individual learning needs and personal goals so that playing the harp is an accessible and enjoyable experience for each student. When students desire, I can integrate complementary subjects including eurhythmics, music history, music theory, community engagement, and the business of music into the lesson environment. I particularly specialize in helping composers learn more about the harp."

94703
Berkeley, CA

(San Francisco Bay Area)
Diana Rowan - lever harp - all levels
(510) 717-7148 -
diana@dianarowan.com - www.dianarowan.com
Diana teaches private and group 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. Diana teaches all music styles, specializing in arranging and improvisation and world music (Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Eastern European). She offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles and also workshops on practice motivation, sports psychology, and many other supportive activities. She has a Masters of Music in Classical Piano Performance, and a PhD in Music Theory (world harp composition). She studied with Alice Giles and has been teaching since 1993.
"I've found playing harp to be one of the most uplifting, joyful things a person can give themselves. I also believe everyone has something musical to say. Looking forward to sharing your harp journey! I teach based on the student's needs and desires. Finding out what the student is most passionate about musically ensures motivation and is the quickest way to musical progress. I meet each student where they are and we take it from there."

94705
Berkeley, CA

Eleonora Pellegrini - beginning lever harp and all levels of pedal harp
(510) 725-5601 -
info@eleonorapellegrini.com - www.eleonorapellegrini.com
Eleonora 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. Eleonora specializes in classical music, and also teaches modern, pop, early and Celtic music. She teaches music theory and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She studied with Emanuela Degli Esposti. Eleonora has Bachelor and Master in Harp Performance degrees, and is a Music Learning Theory Certified Teacher. She teaches in English and Italian, and has been teaching since 2011.

94803
El Sobrante, CA

(San Francisco Bay,
Silicon Valley)
Cheryl Ann Fulton - lever, double-strung, triple-strung, medieval, historical, and pedal harps - all levels
(510) 601-8383 -
harpnhorse@sonic.net - cherylannfulton.com
Cheryl teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the University of Southern California. She also teaches through Skype. Some basic knowledge of music fundamentals is required. Cheryl specializes in Touch and Tone Technique, and teaches classical, modern, Celtic, folk, Renaissance, early, and therapy music. She also teaches composition, arranging, and improvisation. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students, along with help with scholarly research. She has BS, MM, and DMA degrees from Indiana University, and has been teaching since 1984. She studied with Jane Weidensaul, Peter Eagle, and Thomas Binkley (early music).
"Touch & Tone Technique for Harp puts breath in the harpist's touch and creates a pathway for tone by playing from one's core with exercises that are like yoga for the hands. Less tension, more music!"

94805
Richmond, CA

Lyndal Bronwyn - lever harp - beginning and intermediate
(707) 484-1769-
sacredmuse@me.com - www.harpwithlyndal.net
Lyndal 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. Lyndal specializes in Celtic and therapy music, and also teaches improvisation, pop and folk music. She graduated from the Music for Transition and Healing program  in 1996 and plays healing harp at the bedside. She is mostly self-taught with the Sylvia Woods Method, and has studied with Laurie Goldstein and Joel Andrews. She has been teaching since 2011.
"I have played professional gigs and healing harp at the bedside. I love to help you play the music you LOVE!! I can bring faery magic for children and ease and fun in playing with adults just getting started."

94927
Rohnert Park, CA

Jewel Shield - lever harp and double-strung harp - all levels
(707) 595-0001 -
JewelShield@gmail.com - www.Jewel-Shield.com
Jewel teaches private lessons for all children and adults at her studio. She may travel to the homes of local students and also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. She specializes in original composition, improvisation, therapeutic music as well as traditional Celtic, folk and world music. Jewel honors and all styles and genres of music. She is Certified in Sound Voice and Music Healing and as a teacher of Yoga of the Voice. She has been teaching since 1983.
"I embrace an intuitive and enriching holistic approach that empowers each individual student to express the beauty of their spirit and their instrument. Music is one of the greatest teachers of Life! It is the Universal language of our Soul."

94930
Fairfax, CA

(Mill Valley,
San Rafael)
Michelle Sell - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(415) 457-3912 -
msell@michellesell.com - www.michellesell.com
Michelle teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Michelle teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She is an alumna of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and studied with Marcella DeCray. Michelle has been teaching since 1978.
"I love helping students learn such a challenging instrument! A student said: 'Michelle is an exacting and compassionate teacher, capable of bringing out the best of my abilities as a harpist.' "

94931
Cotati, CA

(Petaluma, Rohnert Park)
John Metras - cross-strung harp - all levels
(707) 664-8541 -
johnmetras@gmail.com - www.metrasoundmusic.com
John teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio. No previous musical training is required. John teaches arranging and improvisation, and pop, classical, jazz, Celtic, folk, South American, and country music. He has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music, a California Teaching Credential, a Masters in Music Ed, and is National Board Certified. He has been teaching since 2002.