Teachers by Last Name: F - G

83646

Meridian, ID

Danae Fails

Lever harp - beginning

Danae 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. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Danae teaches classical, orchestral, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She has been teaching since 2015.

 

18902

Doylestown, PA
(Philadelphia)

Darcy Fair

Lever harp - all levels
(215) 297-8851 - darcyfair@comcast.net

Darcy teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Darcy specializes in Celtic music and arranging. She also teaches folk and early music and theory and musical analysis. She has a PhD in Folklore & Folklire (U of PA) with a specialty in ethnomusicology. She studied harp with Roslyn Briley and Carol Thompson, and Irish music with Billy McComiskey. She has been teaching since 1982.

"I teach people to play with their ears as well as with their eyes and their fingers (which is really the whole body). This includes people who don't read music as well as people who do read music."

 

84121

Salt Lake City, UT

Artamisha Farnsworth

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Artamisha teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Artamisha teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She is Suzuki Method Certified, and has been teaching since 2010.

"I love to teach and play the harp! I am currently accepting and teaching new students into my harp studio. My teaching philosophy is largely influenced by the Suzuki Method."

 

37909

Knoxville, TN

Elizabeth Farr

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

Elizabeth teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype and Zoom. She specializes in teaching adult beginners, and no previous musical training is required. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in arranging and Celtic music. She offers recitals for her students. She has Masters of Music from The Peabody Conservatory of Music, and has been teaching since 1988.

"I am an active harp professional (I entertained Oprah Winfrey!). I am a violinist with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, and the past president of the local chapter of the American Harp Society. I have recorded 4 CDs."

 

95361

Oakdale, CA
(Modesto, Turlock

Carol Cox Faust

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

Carol teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Carol specializes in classical and folk music and also teaches arranging, and improvisation, and orchestral, Celtic and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has AB and MA degrees and studied with Lydia Boothby. She has been teaching since 1959.

"I also teach many other instruments including: piano, violin, voice, and beginning guitar."

 

78712

Austin, TX
(San Marcos, Round Rock)

Delaine Fedson Leonard

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Delaine teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the Stone Gate Suzuki Studio. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Delaine specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and modern, pop, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles and theory classes for her students. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Harp Performance, and certification as the Suzuki Association of the Americas Harp Teacher Trainer. She studied with Mary Green Beckman, Alice Chalifoux, Gayle Barrington, and Mary Kay Waddington, and has been teaching since 1985.

 

14850

Ithaca, NY
(Fingerlakes, Central New York)

Lisa Fenwick

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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"

 

90012

Los Angeles, CA
(Santa Clarita, Orange County)

Dr. Jane Ferruzzo

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

Jane teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, music stores, churches, and schools. She also teaches through Skype. She will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jane teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She offers recitals, harp circles, and theory classes for her students. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in German. She has a Diploma of Orchestral Music, Masters of Fine Arts, and Doctorate of Musical Arts, with minor in Music Education. She has been teaching since 2000.

"All ages welcome; all styles taught. I will help you achieve your musical goals and find your unique strength by tailoring the lessons to your individual needs."

 
Dr. Jane Ferruzzo

08540 and 19067

Princeton, NJ, Yardley PA, and Newtown PA

Robin Arioto Fickle

Lever and Renaissance harps - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Robin teaches private lessons for children and adults at her private studio and has lever harps to rent to her students. No previous musical training is required. Robin specializes in Celtic, Medieval-Renaissance and Classical music and can offer students an excellent exposure to Traditional, meditative and religious music. She also teaches arranging and improvisation. Robin studied with JoAnn Turovsky, Suzanne Balderston, and Deborah Friou and has been teaching since 1989.

"I have taught harp for many years and am an experienced performer, composer, arranger and recording artist. I published 5 harp books of my arrangements of various genres of music, many never previously arranged for harp: Wedding Wishes, Christmas Jewels, Renaissance Gems and 2 books of Renaissance Songes."

 
Robin Arioto Fickle

42754

Leitchfield, KY

Emily Fife

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Emily 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. Emily teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, modern, Celtic and religious music. She also teaches improvisation, and music theory. Emily studied with Mrs. Louise Benton and has a Bachelors of Music degree.

"I have been playing for 25 years. I am happy to teach harp lessons to most any age and ability level."

 

65804

Springfield, MO

Denise Fink

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Denise teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the homes of local students. She is accepting harp students at Drury University, Evangel University and Southwest Baptist University. No previous musical training is required. Denise teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, orchestral, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Denise studied with Mary G Beckman, Alice Chalifoux and Mildred Dilling (coached). She has Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees, and a Professional Studies Diploma.

"Teaching Theory and basics to beginners; being a musician first; teaching strong technique and methods on practicing."

 

77546

Houston, TX
(Friendswood, Clear Lake, Pearland)

Heather Finley

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Heather teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Heather specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches religious, pop, modern, Celtic, and folk music, as well as music theory. Heather studied with Paula Page and has a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance. She has been teaching since 2011.

 
Heather Finley

33966

Fort Myers, FL
(Naples, Cape Coral)

Barbara Fischer

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Barbara teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a music store. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Barbara offers recitals for her students.

 

NOVA SCOTIA
B3M 1P6

Halifax, NS

Katherine Fitch Loza

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Katherine 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. Katherine teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches music theory. Katherine studied with Judy Loman and Lori Gemmell, and has a B.Mus in harp performance from UWO. She has been teaching since 2000.

 

20715

Bowie, MD

Mary Fitzgerald

Lever harp - all levels
(301) 352-3690 - harpersmary@icloud.com

Mary teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches all musical styles, specializing in Celtic and folk music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory. Mary studied with Barbara Seidman and Jeanne Chalifoux. She earned a BA in Music Performance, Harp, from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 1977, and was the recipient of the Mattie M. Key Music Award. She has been teaching since 1997.

1978-1998: Chief White House musician, US Navy. Gigs include Pres. Bush's Luncheon for Nelson Mandela; Pres. Clinton's St. Patrick's Day dinners and other high level events for Heads of State, Cabinet and Pentagon officials.

 

33140

Miami Beach, FL

Deborah Fleisher

Lever harp - beginning
Pedal harp - all levels
(305) 799-1832 - fleisherd@bellsouth.net

Deborah teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a college, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Deborah teaches classical, orchestral, modern and pop music, and offers recitals. She studied with Marilyn Costello, Alice Chalifoux, and Ruth Inglefield, and has been teaching since 1991. She has diplomas from Curtis Institute and Artists Diploma, and Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

"Play the harp because you love the sound and its versatility. Be prepared to practice!"

 

95492

Windsor, CA
(Santa Rosa)

Sally Fletcher

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

Sally 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. Sally specializes in classical and pop music, and also teaches folk and religious music. She teaches improvisation and music theory, and offers recitals for her students. She has a B.A. degree, is a member of the Music Teachers Association of California, and has been teaching since 2000.

"My teaching includes learning to read music as well as playing by ear. I am flexible and patient, allowing each student to progress at their own pace."

 
Sally Fletcher

85704

Tucson, AZ

Rebecca Foreman

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Rebecca teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at a grammar school. She also teaches through FaceTime and Zoom. She will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Rebecca teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Harp Performance from the University of Southern California, and is a certified K-12 Music Educator in Arizona. She studied with Susann McDonald and Jo Ann Turovsky, and has been teaching since 1984.

"I assist my students in the development of a solid technical foundation, expressive musical skills, and a sound understanding of music theory. I was the Associate Professor of Harp at ASU from 2000-2007."

 

01702

Framingham, MA
(Boston, Worcester)

Lois Francello

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Lois teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Mockingbird Music and at schools. No previous musical training is required. Lois teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals and harp circles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music degree in Harp Performance from Boston Conservatory, and has been teaching since 2002.

"All ages and levels are welcome. My emphasis is on enjoying the musical adventure."

 

60134

Geneva, IL
(Naperville, Rock Island)

Erin Freund

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Erin teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Augustana College in Rock Island. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, she also teaches wire-strung and double- or triple-strung harp. No previous musical training is required. Erin teaches a variety of musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Doctor of Music, Master's of Music, Performance Certificate, and Bachelor's of Music degrees and is a Registered Suzuki Teacher. Erin has studied with Alice Chalifoux, Yolanda Kondonassis and Liz Cifani. She has been teaching since 1999.

 

94803

El Sobrante, CA
(San Francisco Bay, Silicon Valley)

Cheryl Ann Fulton

Lever, historical, double-strung, and triple-strung harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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!"

 
Cheryl Ann Fulton

98103

Seattle, WA

Seumas Gagne

Lever harp - all levels

Seumas teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Seumas teaches Celtic music and arranging. He also specializes in Scottish Gaelic song literature. He also speaks Scottish Gaelic. He has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Music from Cornish College of the Arts, and has studied with Cathy Nicolet and Patricia Jaeger. He has been teaching since 2002.

 
Seumas Gagne

ONTARIO
N6C 3H6

London, ON

Kathleen Gahagan

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(519) 673-4042 - www.kathleengahagan.com

Kathleen teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her home studio, and also through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Kathleen teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She offers recitals and a harp ensemble at Forest City String School, and helps her students prepare for the RCM exams. Kathleen studied with Nora Bumanis, Jennifer Swartz, Judy Loman, and Lori Gemmell, and has a Bachelor of Music degree from McGill. She is a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association. She has been teaching since 1997 and teaches in French as well as in English.

"I emphasize physical and mental health within practice and performing. My students are dedicated and interested in daily practice."

 

19067

Philadelphia, PA
(West Chester, Bucks County)

Gloria Galante

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Gloria teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the West Chester University / CVPA and Community music program. She also teaches through Skype. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, she also teaches South American harp. She requires that students have some piano background, or they take piano in addition with the beginning harp lessons. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Gloria teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music and composition. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes for her students. She also advises for MHTP.org mentoring careers. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in Spanish. She has BS and MM degrees and is a Certified Music Practitioner. She studied with Edna Phillips, Nicanor Zabaleta and Maria Rosa Vidal.

"The West Chester University / CVPA and Community program includes access to a practice room with a pedal harp."

 

97236

Portland, OR

Chase Garber

Lever harp - beginning level

Chase teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio and at Artichoke Music. He will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Chase teaches all music styles, specializing in Celtic and folk music. He also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. He studied with Elizabeth Nicholson, has a BA degree in music, and has been teaching since 2018.

"I teach a relaxed version of classical Salzedo method. My teaching style is warm and supportive."

 
Chase Garber

84043

Lehi, UT

Alicia Garcia

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(208) 572-0012 - garciamusicstudio.com

Alicia 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. Alicia teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She also teaches music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Alicia has a Bachelor's degree in Music in Harp, and has been teaching since 2011.

 

55422

Minneapolis, MN

Emily Gerard

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Emily teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a music store. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Emily teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has Bachelor's and Master's of Music degrees, and has been teaching since 1997.

 

28787

Weaverville, NC
(Asheville)

Donna Germano

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

Donna teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Donna specializes in classical and Celtic music, and also teaches arranging, improvisation, and pop, folk, and religious music. She also provides training for booking and handling gigs. She studied with Lelia Lattimore, Kim Robertson, Lauire Riley, and Sue Richards.

 

30188

Woodstock, GA
(Marietta)

Laurel Gibson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Laurel teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a church, and through Zoom. She specializes in teaching children. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Laurel teaches most music styles, specializing in arranging and orchestral music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles and harp circles for her students, and helps them get wedding and funeral gigs. Besides teaching in English, she also gives lessons in Korean, Spanish and French. She has a BA, MA and Minister of Music degrees. She has studied with Ron Price of Healing Harps, and Ray Pool, and has taken Jazz workshops. She has been teaching since 1969.

"We also teach other folk instruments. Our small group ensembles include hammered dulcimer, autoharp, bowed psaltery, violin and guitar."

 
Laurel Gibson

55112

Arden Hills, MN
(North Metro area)

Terry Gibson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Terry 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 both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Terry teaches all musical styles, specializing in arranging, improvisation, and lead sheet playing. She has a teaching degree and has been attending Teacher Training workshops through Lyon and Healy for 5 years. She studied with Pat Anderson and Bridget Stuckey, and has been teaching since 1995.

"I teach note reading to very young students or those who have absolutely no musical background through the use of color. It is a process that I learned about through a book from Canada."

 

74105

Tulsa, OK

Ruth Giessen: Glissbliss Studio

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Ruth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She teaches Suzuki method for children starting at age 4. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Ruth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees, and has been teaching since 1982.

"My goal is for students to feel the pure joy that the magic of music can bring, while learning about the work it takes to achieve any worthwhile activity, and to nurture and strengthen the relationship between parents and child with Suzuki music instruction."

 

33431

Boca Raton, FL

Nancy Ann Gillan

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Nancy Ann teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Palm Beach Atlantic University. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Nancy Ann teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also teaches arranging and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Nancy Ann studied with Alice Chalifoux, and has a Bachelor of Music degree.

"My goal is to help each student make music. It should be an enjoyable experience. While playing is fun, technique is important because it enables the student to make music more easily."

 

99350

Prosser, WA

Anna Gilliam

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(435) 841-7398 - Ajmedina94@gmail.com

Anna 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. Anna specializes in classical, orchestral and religious music. She also teaches music theory, and offers recitals for her students. She has been teaching since 2016, and teaches in Spanish as well as in English.

 

40242

Louisville, KY
(southern IN, Lexington KY)

Lisa Spurlock Gilmore

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Lisa teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the Louisville Harp Academy. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Lisa teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She studied with Susann McDonald, Ann Yeung, and Elzbieta Szmyt, and has been teaching since 1999.

"Founder and director of the Louisville Harp Academy - lessons for students of all ages and levels. Students include national harp competition winners, finalists, and college scholarship recipients."

 
Lisa Spurlock Gilmore

91941

San Diego, CA
(Temecula CA, Tijuana, Mexico)

Tasha Smith Godinez

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Tasha teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. As well as teaching in English, she also teaches in Spanish. Tasha teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and modern music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, theory classes, and a Summer Chamber Music Camp. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Harp Performance, and a Performance Diploma, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, France. She studied with Isabelle Perrin and Susan Allen, and has been teaching since 2007.

 
Tasha Smith Godinez

94131

San Francisco, CA
(Oakland, San Jose)

Boris Goldmund

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - all levels

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."

 

85715

Tucson, AZ

Victoria Gonzalez

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Victoria teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She teaches through Skype and Zoom, 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. Victoria teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, modern, and Celtic music. She teaches arranging, and offers harp ensembles for her students. She studied with Dr. Carrol McLaughlin, Kelly Harris, Dr. Rachel Green, Dr. Christine Vivona, and Dr. Michelle Gott. She will be graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Spring 2021. She has been teaching since 2014.

"Students have the opportunity to engage in private lessons and harp ensemble. My goal is to support students with their personal music goals while giving them the best foundation and progress that I can."

 

77006

Houston, TX

Bonnie Goodrich

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Bonnie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She prefers that new students have 1 to 2 years of piano study, or experience with other instruments, but she can be flexible. Bonnie teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, master classes, workshops, and guest clinicians. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in Spanish. She has a Bachelors of Music from Boston University, and studied with Lucile Lawrence and Bea Rose. She has been teaching since 1982.

 

04103

Portland, ME

Jara Goodrich

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(207) 793-4701 - jara.goodrich@maine.edu

Jara teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Portland Conservatory / University of Southern Maine. She also teaches at the homes of local students as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required, but piano reading skills are recommended. Jara has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. She teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, modern, and orchestral music, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Jara has a BA degree, and has been teaching since 1980.

 

94118

San Francisco, CA

Karen Gottlieb

Pedal harp - all levels

Karen teaches private lessons for teens, college age and adults at her studio and at San Francisco State University, and Mills 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."

 

48823

East Lansing, MI
(Kalamazoo, Albion)

Ellen Grafius

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Ellen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and Kalamazoo College and Albion College. No previous musical training is required. Ellen specializes in classical music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop, jazz, and folk music. She offers recitals for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music Education degree, and has been teaching since 1982.

"I teach the Salzedo method. I'd be happy to help you find a harp to rent or buy."

 

48168

Northville, MI
(Detroit, Ann Arbor)

Christa Grix

Pedal harp - all levels

Christa teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Christa specializes in arranging and jazz, and also teaches improvisation and classical, orchestral, pop, Celtic, and folk music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music from Michigan State University, and a Master's of Music from Boston University. She studied with Lucile Lawrence, Velma Froude and Alice Chalifoux, and has been teaching since 1983.

 

98258

Lake Stevens, WA
(Everett)

Cheryl Grohn

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(425) 327-5649 - Cherylg@aol.com

Cheryl teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Cheryl teaches all musical styles, and offers harp ensembles, harp circles, and extra theory classes. She studied with Harper Tasche and Patricia Jaeger, and has been teaching since 2005.

"I focus lesson time on the topics the student is most interested in. I like to include music theory and exercises into each lesson along with practice time for works in progress."

 

43606

Toledo, OH
(Detroit, Windsor)

Denise Grupp-Verbon

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Denise teaches individual 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. Denise teaches most styles of music including classical, pop, Celtic, religious, and more. She also teaches arranging. She has Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music degrees, and has been teaching since 1982.

"I offer a free introductory lesson to potential new students. I also have a program where new students can rent a harp and combine the rental with lessons. This gives folks a chance to try the harp before they make a purchase. I bring the rental harp to your home for the first lesson."

 
Denise Grupp-Verbon

02067

Sharon, MA

Kathleen Guilday

Lever harp - all levels
(781) 784-8750 - k.guilday@comcast.net

Kathleen teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Kathleen specializes in Celtic and folk music. She has studied with Nellie Zimmer, Noreen O'Donoghue, and Maire ni Chathasaigh and has been teaching since 1982.

 

88005

Las Cruces, NM
(El Paso, TX)

Eike Gunnarson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning
(915) 204 8473 - eikegun@aol.com

Eike teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studios in Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. She also gives virtual lessons through Skype and Zoom. 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.