Teachers by Last Name: D - E

89148

Las Vegas, NV

Cathryn Daniels

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Cathryn 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. Cathryn teaches classical music, and offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Harp Performance from BYU, and is Suzuki certified. She studied with ShruDeLi Ownbey, Konrad Nelson, and Elzbieta Szmyt. She has been teaching since 2001.

 

08043

Voorhees, NJ
(Philadelphia PA, Trenton NJ)

Kathy DeAngelo

Lever harp - all levels

Kathy 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. Kathy teaches Celtic music, and playing with other musicians. She has been teaching since 1986.

"I direct both the Somerset Folk Harp Festival and Harpers' Escape Weekend and my students have unparalleled access to harp artists traveling through the Philadelphia metro area. I teach music by ear."

 

97010

Bridal Veil, OR

Sister Mary Margaret Delaski, FSE

Lever harp - all levels
(971) 263-3526 - smmdelaski@fsecommunity.org

Sister Mary Margaret teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the Franciscan Montessori Earth School. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Sister Mary Margaret specializes in Christian, Celtic, folk, classical, and religious music. She also teaches arranging and music theory. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a BME; Masters of Art in Education/Music; Equivalency Bachelor of Music Therapy. She is a board-certified Music Therapist and certified piano teacher. She studied with Maria Royce-Hesse, and has been teaching since 1990.

"My motivation to teach harp is to bring this beautiful music to more and more people. I have used it in therapy, as well."

 

97403

Eugene, OR
(Springfield)

Mary DeMocker

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Mary 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 lever harps for rent to her students. Mary teaches all musical styles, and offers a harp circle. She has a degree from the University of Oregon School of Music, and trained at Eastman School of Music. She studied with Eileen Malone and Wendy Kerner. She has been teaching since 1988.

"I am in love with the harp and am always excited to customize lessons to each student. I especially enjoy children and try to follow their interests while helping them develop good technical skills and practice habits. I teach the pedal harp to students who have one and travel to their homes (for an additional charge). Students may borrow books, CDS, and Folk Harp Journals from my library. I have flexible scheduling, but prefer during the weekday, as I have a family."

 

SASKATCHEWAN
S4P 0B7

Regina, SK

Cecile Denis

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Cecile teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the University of Regina. New students need to be able to read music before they start their lessons. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Cecile teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches arranging and improvisation, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, and harp circles for her students. She teaches in English and French, and has been teaching since 1990. She has a Master Degree in Music Performance from the University of Toronto.

 

75065

Lake Dallas, TX
(Dallas, Denton, Lewisville)

Kimberly (Snaufer) DeRosa

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Kimberly teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. The ability to read music is highly recommended for new students. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Kimberly teaches classical, orchestral pop, folk, and religious music, and arranging. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a Bachelors of Music from Southern Methodist University, and Special Graduate at Royal Conservatory Toronto. She has been teaching since 1991.

"I approach each student individually to nurture his or her love for music and the harp while building confidence and polish. I encourage the development of the individual's musical expression and interests."

 

33702

St. Petersburg, FL

Sue Carole DeVale

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(727) 577-4277 - ladyharp1@aol.com

Sue Carole 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. As an ethnomusicologist, Sue Carole teaches all music styles. She also teaches improvisation and music theory. Sue Carole offers recitals and workshops with visiting teachers and performers for her students. Sue Carole studied with Marie Ludwig Giordano, Marcel Grandjany, and Edward Druzinsky. She has Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. degrees, and has been teaching since 1972. She teaches in Italian as well as in English.

"I adore teaching! To me, each student is his/her own kind of blossom waiting to be opened and I am excited to discover just who they are and help them become into whatever kind of harpist they wish to be!"

 
Sue Carole DeVale

50219

Pella, IA

Kris DeWild

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Kris teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Central College in Pella, Iowa. No previous musical training is required. Kris specializes in classical and folk music, and also teaches composition, arranging and improvisation, and Celtic, early, therapy and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles and harp circles. She has a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and Performance, a Certificate in Sacred Music, and has completed coursework for the International Harp Therapy Program. She studied with Mary Watts Foss, Kristin Maahs, and Christina Tourin.

"You are welcome to join a growing number of amateur harpists in the Pella area. You need not be enrolled in private lessons to participate in the semi-annual harp gatherings."

 

18411

Scranton, PA
(Wilkes Barre PA, Binghampton NY)

Barbara Dexter

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(570) 586-4979 - jbdexter@ymail.com

Barbara 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. Barbara teaches all musical styles, and offers theory classes and harp ensembles for her students. She has been teaching since 1968.

 

48198

Ypsilanti, MI
(Ann Arbor, Flint)

Brittany DeYoung

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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."

 

47591

Vincennes, IN
(Evansville)

Mary Dicken

Lever and cross-strung harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Mary teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at schools. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Mary teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a Bachelor's of Music from Miami University, and a Master's of Music from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. She has been teaching since 2003.

"Anyone can learn to play the harp - it's never too late to start! Lessons focus on developing individual artistry and natural ability, using students' own goals to influence and direct their harp study."

 

11221

Brooklyn, NY

Sophie Dickinson

Lever harp - all levels

Sophie teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She also teaches at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Sophie teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She studied with Sue Richards, Dominique Dodge, Felice Pomeranz, Corrina Hewat, and has been teaching since 2006.

 

23509

Norfolk, VA
(Virginia Beach, Chesapeake)

Elisa Dickon

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(757) 470-7486 - Eldickon@cox.net

Elisa 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, and she offers beginning piano for her youngest students. Elisa specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and modern, pop, Celtic, and folk music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has Bachelors and Masters of Music degrees in Harp with a minor in Theory. She studied with LaVerne Peterson, Carlos Salzedo, and Alice Chalifoux, and has been teaching since 1967.

 

90049 and 93105

Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, CA

Marcia Dickstein

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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 Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music.

 

76227

Denton, TX
(Plano, Dallas Metro)

Patricia Ann Diers

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Patricia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also through Skype and FaceTime. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Patricia teaches all music styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles and theory classes. She has 150 Hours Applied Harp Performance Degree and Suzuki training. She has studied with Jeanne Henderson, Charles Kleinsteuber, Alice Chalifoux, and Carrol McLaughlin. She has been teaching since 1968.

"My instruction is grounded in fundamentals of solid harp technique. I focus on supporting my student's personal goals while boosting their skills, confidence & enjoyment."

 
Patricia Ann Diers

94114

San Francisco, CA

Portia Diwa

Lever harp - all levels

Portia offers private lessons, group classes, and Healing Harp Certification program for adults through the Healing Harp Program in the Spiritual Care Department at California Pacific Medical Center. She also teaches through Zoom. No previous musical training is required. Small harps are available to rent. Portia specializes in harp therapy techniques and teaches a wide variety of music from around the world as well as original music. She studied with Diana Stork, Cheryl Ann Fulton and Edie Elkan, and has been teaching since 2005.

"I tailor harp lessons to each individual student. I also enjoy teaching children in my private studio."

 
Portia Diwa

49931

Houghton, MI
(Keweenaw Peninsula, Western U.P.)

Alexandra Dixon

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

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!"

 

03102

Manchester, NH

Erica Driscoll

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Erica teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy, Saint Paul's Academy, Gordon College, Southern New Hampshire University, and at Manchester Community Music School. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Erica teaches classical, orchestral, modern, Celtic, folk, early, therapy, and religious music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Extra student experiences include: youth symphony, semi professional performance opportunities, masterclasses and competition coaching. Erica studied with Stephanie Curio, Cynthia Price Glynn, Gretchen van Hoesen, and Ursula Hollinger. She has a BA in Harp Performance from Boston Conservartory, and an MM in Harp Performance from Carnegie Mellon University. Erica has been teaching since 2012, and also teaches in sign language.

 

91711

Claremont, CA
(Inland Empire, desert communities)

Mary Dropkin

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(909) 367-5376 - arrfa@aol.com

Mary teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches at Pomona College and the University of Redlands. She offers online lessons through FaceTime and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. She is especially accomodating to home-school students. She has lever harps for rent to her students. She teaches a wide variety of styles and types of music, and specializes in pedal harp. She also has a harp ensemble and extra theory lessons for her students. Mary has a Bachelors of Music degree in harp Performance from USC.

 
Mary Dropkin

ONTARIO
L5W 2A2

Mississauga, ON
(Oakville, Guelph)

Chantal Dube

Lever and South American harps - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Chantal 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. Chantal teaches arranging and improvisation, and classical, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, early, and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes.

 

07003

Bloomfield, NJ
(New York City)

Frances Duffy

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(917) 975-8719 - francesduffy99@gmail.com

Frances teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Frances teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She studied with Kathleen Bride, Sarah Bullen, Anne-Marguerite Michaud, and Deborah Hoffman, and has a doctoral studies degree. She has been teaching the Grandjany technique since 1990.

 

83669

Boise, ID

Kimberly Dunford

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(801) 541-0803 - www.dunfordharp.com

Kimberly teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She also teaches music theory and offers recitals for her students. Kimberly studied with ShruDeLi Ownbey, Susann McDonald, and Carrol McLaughlin, and is Suzuki Harp Certified Books 1-4. She has been teaching since 1993.

"I love music and I love teaching musicians of all ages and levels. I enjoy watching students grow through their musical experience. I provide opportunities to perform for each other and in the community. I also enjoy performing in local hospitals and churches, as well as the Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Treasure Valley Millenial Choir and Orchestra and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra."

 

0600

Auckland, NZ

Anna Dunwoodie

Lever harp - all levels

Anna has a Bachelor of Performance Music, and a Diploma of Teaching (Music and English) and has been teaching harp since 1991. She teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Auckland Schools - Diocesan, St Cuths, St Kents, Pinehurst, Michael Park and Baradene. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required, and small hire harps are available for beginners. Anna teaches classical, modern, Celtic, folk and early music, as well as composition, arranging and music theory. She also organizes harp competitions and concerts, a beginner harp orchestra, the Auckland Harp Orchestra, and Harpenz, an annual harp retreat and workshops and masterclasses with visiting international harpists.

"My students come in all shapes and sizes, with different types of prior knowledge, different life experiences and different expectations about their musical education. I don't teach in a standard format in which everyone has to fit into the same frame, but I do expect students to work hard and make good progress, join in with our harp events, come to concerts, see other harpists playing, try new harps, and really see how much fun our music world is!"

 

02669

Cape Cod, MA

Thom Dutton

Lever harp - all levels

Thom teaches private lessons for college age and adults at his studio. He will also travel to the homes of local students. New students must be able to read music. Thom specializes in Celtic and early music, and also teaches arranging and classical, folk, and therapy music. He has a B.Mus. degree, and studied with Cy Gordon O'Neill and Ann Paus. He has been teaching since 2001.

 

22043

Falls Church, VA
(Washington DC)

Melissa Tardiff Dvorak

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Melissa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at a college. She also teaches through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Melissa teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She offers recitals for her students. She has Masters of Music in harp performance, and Bachelors of Music in harp performance from Peabody. She has certifications from Suzuki and traditional approaches, and has been teaching since 1999. She has studied with Alice Chalifoux.

 
Melissa Tardiff Dvorak

Glasgow

Christine Edwards

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Christine teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at numerous schools. She also teaches through Skype and FaceTime. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Christine teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has been teaching since 2007 and has the following degrees: BEd (Music) Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and LLCM in Irish Traditional Performance - Royal Irish Academy of Music.

"LIVE online 1-1 lessons through Skype/FaceTime allows students around the world to learn in the comfort of their own home. Play lap/lever/pedal harp, learn your favourite songs and play for fun or take harp grade exams."

 

80218

Denver, CO

Star Edwards

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels

Star teaches private lessons and classes for lever and wire harp for all ages at her studio or through Swallow Hill Music School in south Denver. She also teaches through Skype. Her approach is to teach you the kind of music you like to play, whether it's classical, Celtic, South American, pop, Renaissance, Medieval etc. Star has created easy harp tablature for students who do not read music. She has written 10 harp music books, Ensemble series, recorded four CD's and has been teaching since 1995. She studied with Laurie Riley, and Terese Schroder-Scheker.

"My focus is on good hand technique, making music fun and creating confidence with each lesson."

 
Star Edwards

07646

New Milford, NJ

Olga Efimova

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Olga Efimova teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype and Zoom. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Olga teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and jazz music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Olga has the following degrees: Masters in Harp Performance from Russian Academy of Music (Moscow); Licenciate Certificate from Trinity College of Music, UK; LTCL - harp performance (trinity); ATCL - flute performance; and ATCL - piano performance. She studied with the Russian harpist celebrity Emilia Moskvitina. Olga teaches in Russian, Italian, French, and English, and has been teaching since 2000.

"I have over 20 years of performance carrier as an orchestra and solo musician. I am passing the best knowledge I got from my teachers. Preparing for graded exams and recitals. I give also flute and piano lessons."

 

87102

Albuquerque, NM

Anne Eisfeller

Lever harp - all levels
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.

 

55391

Deephaven, MN
(Minneapolis MN, Sioux Falls SD)

Jeanne Ekholm

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jeanne teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Jeanne specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches pop, folk, and religious music. She has a Bachelor's of Music degree, and has been teaching since 1977.

 

53188

Waukesha, WI
(Milwaukee, Madison)

Gerry Elliott

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(262) 547-8539

Gerry 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. Gerry specializes in classical and Celtic music, and also teaches composition and orchestral, modern, pop, folk, early, and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and harp circles. She has a degree in Music Education with harp, piano, and choral emphasis. She studied with Lorraine Byman, Margaret Ling and Alice Chalifoux, and has been teaching since 1967.

 

94596

Walnut Creek, CA

Jennifer R. Ellis

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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."

 
Jennifer R. Ellis

ONTARIO
L5E 3J1

Mississauga, ON

Alanna Ellison

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Alanna 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 teaches all musical styles, as well as arranging and music theory. Alanna has Bachelor and Masters of Music degrees in Harp Performance. She has studied with Jennifer Swartz, Principal of the Montreal Symphony, and Judy Loman, former principal of the Toronto Symphony, as well as Sharlene Wallace, and Marie Lorcini. She has been teaching since 2017.

"I believe that each person should be taught with their individual strengths and weaknesses in mind to help them develop in a way which speaks to them. In my studies as a harpist I have been taught by pedagogues with many years of experience and I have learned from their expertise. I have a passion for education and I find it a wonderful motivation to find new ways of teaching."

 

02135

Brighton, MA

Anna Ellsworth

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Anna teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Note-worthy Experiences. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Anna teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches arranging and music theory. Anna studied with June Han, Ina Zdorovetchi, and Jude Mollenhauer. She has a MM from Yale University, and a BM from Boston Conservatory, and has been teaching since 2017.

"I believe learning almost anything is inherently fun; beginning at the first lesson, my top priority is to identify which aspects of music interest each of my students and use their natural excitement as a motivational tool."

 

97408

Eugene, OR
(Alternate Cities)

Allegra Bel Embley

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Allegra Bel teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the homes of students. No previous musical training is required. Allegra Bel teaches many genres: classical, orchestral, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She also teaches music theory, improvisation and arranging, and offers recitals and harp ensembles. She studied with Dr. Carrol McLaughlin and Dr. Cathy Clayton.

 

93311

Bakersfield, CA

Jaye Emrys

Lever and cross-strung harps - beginning to intermediate

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 like to make learning easy and fun."

 

99208

Spokane, WA

Janna Engell

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Janna teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a music store. She also teaches through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Janna teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches music theory and arranging, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Janna studied with Jenny Lindner and has been teaching since 2007.

" I love to help students of all ages explore the full potential of their harp. I emphasize a solid, classical technique which allows students to achieve their goals and eventually play any genre of music. My own performance experience covers a broad range from Celtic band to symphony orchestra."

 

78209

San Antonio, TX
(Boerne, Bulverde)

Nelda Etheredge

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(210) 829-4515 - Nelda@saharp.com - www.Saharp.com

Nelda teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Trinity University. 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. Nelda teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes for her students. She has a Harp degree and has been teaching since 1980. She studied with Beatrice Rose.

 

46260

Indianapolis, IN

Diane Evans

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(317)251-4956

Diane teaches regular private lessons, as well as shorter-term coaching, to musicians of all ages and levels at her Indianapolis studio. No previous training is required for beginners, but a piano background is helpful. Diane has worked with students on lever harp, most often as a bridge to the pedal harp. She specializes in a process-oriented approach to creative expression through music, with a focus on classical repertoire of all eras, including solo, chamber and orchestral music. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory. She has been Principal Harp of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for 34 years, and has been guiding students since 1974.