Teachers by Last Name: H - J

BIG ISLAND
96740

Kailua Kona, HI

Irminsul

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels

Irminsul teaches private lessons for adults and college-age students at his studio, and through Zoom. He will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Irminsul teaches all musical styles, as well as composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. He offers recitals and harp circles for his students. He has certificates through the Zion School of Thanatology and Harp Therapy. He teaches in English, Spanish, or Russian, and has been teaching since 1998.

"I am not a method teacher. If you seek a strict classical education, I'm not the one. I teach a very personal and intuitive way that seeks to put players in touch with their own best music."

 

76210

Denton, TX
(Dallas, Fort Worth)

Dr. Jaymee Haefner

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

Jaymee teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the University of North Texas. Intermediate to advanced previous training on harp is preferred. Jaymee specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches arranging, and modern and early music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes. She has BM, MM, and DM degrees, and has been teaching since 1997. She studied with Anna Vorhes, Kathy Bundock Moore, Carrol McLaughlin, and Susann McDonald.

"My teaching philosophy is grounded in the believe that each student is unique, and different strengths should be celebrated so each student can reach their full potential as a harpist."

 

78666

San Marcos, TX
(San Antonio, Austin)

Patricia Hager

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Patricia 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. Patricia teaches classical, orchestral, pop, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelors in Harp Performance and Music Education. She studied with Alice Chalifoux, Lucille Lawrence, and Lilian Philips, and has been teaching since 1980.

 

24012

Roanoke, VA

Rachel Lee Hall

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Rachel teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the homes of local students. Piano background is suggested, but not required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Rachel teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches music theory and Eurhythmics, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Rachel studied with Yolanda Kondonassis and Anastasia Jellison, and has BM and MM degrees from Cleveland Institute of Music. Rachel has been teaching since 2007.

"My teaching method is based on the style of Carlos Salzedo, who promoted a healthy technique and a strong, rich sound. My approach to teaching is based on cultivating a strong technique, music theory knowledge, rhythmic proficiency, and performance confidence in each student through a series of graded repertoire. I understand that each student is unique, so my lesson plans are personalized to each student's needs and interests."

 

03865

Plaistow, NH
(Haverhill MA, Boston MA)

Searlait (O'Faolain) Hallett

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels
(978) 372-1342 - inishbeg@yahoo.co.uk

Searlait teaches private lessons for teens and adults at her studio. New students must have basic note reading skills. Searlait teaches Celtic, Renaissance, early and classical music. She offers theory classes and performance opportunities for her students. She has a BA degree, and has been teaching since 1998.

 
Searlait (O'Faolain) Hallett

53143

Kenosha, WI
(Milwaukee WI, Chicago, IL)

Anne Morse Hambrock

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Anne teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, and Carthage College. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required for adults, but she prefers at least 2 years of piano for students under 11. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Anne teaches composition, arranging, and improvisation, and classical, orchestral, modern, pop, jazz, blues, Celtic, folk, early, and therapy music. She offers harp ensembles, and has been teaching since 1983. She has a Bachelor's of Music in Harp Performance and Harp Pedagogy. She studied with Ruth Inglefield, Pierre Jamet, Lilian Phillips, and Nancy Morse.

"My teaching is tailored to each of my students. My goal is to help them achieve whatever they are searching for on their harp journey - be it simply for fun, or therapy, or professional aspiration. My two college programs are interested in non-harp majors as well as harp majors. Both institutions are ideal for students who wish to maintain their playing skills but not major in harp."

 
Anne Morse Hambrock

20016

Washington, DC
(Bethesda MD, Arlington VA)

Allison Hampton

Lever harp - all levels

Allison 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. Allison teaches arranging, improvisation, and Celtic, folk, and early music.

"I have a non-dogmatic approach to teaching, focusing on having students play repertoire they love and producing a beautiful tone"

 

30022

Alpharetta, GA
(Atlanta)

Lisa Handman

Lever and wire-strung harps - 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. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Lisa teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students, and ABRSM Royal Schools of Music exams. Lisa has a BA in Music Education, and is a Certified Music Teacher. She studied with Rosalie Pratt, Jane Weidensaul, and Peter Eagle. She has been teaching since 1996.

"I am an experienced, degreed music teacher and professional harpist. Lessons are geared towards the student's interests and abilities. The harp is a wonderful instrument to learn!"

 
Lisa Handman

Gloucestershire,
ENGLAND

GL56 9BL

Cheltenham

Mark Harmer

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate

Mark teaches private lessons for children and adults at his studio, as well as through Skype. He also teaches at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Mark specializes in arranging, analysis, memory-playing, and playing by ear. He also teaches composition and improvisation, and Celtic, classical, modern, folk, early and South American music. He has a B (Hons) degree, and has been teaching since 2004.

"I help people follow their musical passions. For example I have a student who is singing anime songs in Japanese, and others who are learning arrangement. Of course I also do the ABRSM grades!"

 

80301

Boulder, CO
(Denver)

Kathryn Harms

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(757) 903-7397 - harpistkmh@gmail.com

Kathryn 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. Kathryn teaches classical and orchestral music. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French. She has a Bachelor's of Music in Harp Performance.

 

92503

Riverside, CA
(Chino)

Harp4all Music Conservatory

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

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.

 
Harp4all Music Conservatory

85704

Tucson, AZ

Patricia Adams Harris

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(520) 297-5221 - tucharpist@aol.com

Patricia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, specializing in teaching adults and seniors. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Patricia teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She has a Bachelor's of Music Education and a Master's of Music degree, and has been teaching since 1962.

"I love to teach. It is a passion of mine to encourage students!"

 

0630

Aukland, NZ
(North Shore, Mt. Eden)

Cathie Harrop

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Cathie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studios on the North Shore and in Mt Eden. She will also travel to the homes of local students. Cathie teaches classical, orchestral, modern, Celtic and folk music, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes. She has LRSM and LTCL degrees.

"Students are prepared for Royal School and Trinity exams, NCEA, and public performances. As well as solo performances pupils are encouraged to accompany singers, instrumentalists, and their own singing. From time to time students come to NZ for exchange studies and I am happy to take them for short-term lessons during their stay here."

 

38320

Camden, TN
(Jackson, Nashville)

Sheila Mitchell Hary

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Sheila teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her Birdsong Harp Center. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Sheila specializes in Celtic and religious music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and classical, orchestral, early, and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, harp circles, theory classes, and jam sessions for her students. She has a London College of Music Teaching Diploma and a teaching certification from the Irish Harp Centre. She studied with Marian Shaffer and Janet Harbison, and has been teaching since 1982.

 

43013

Croton, OH

Lydia Haywood

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Lydia 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. Lydia specializes in classical, and also teaches arranging and orchestral, pop, Celtic, Renaissance, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has been teaching since 2004.

"I am a full-time professional harpist and music teacher and currently maintain a studio of 33 harp and piano students. I also offer two recitals every year (Spring and Christmas)."

 

Mallorca

Tamara Heideveld

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Tamara teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Tamara specializes in classical and Celtic music, and singing with the harp. She also offers recitals and theory classes for her students. She teaches in English, Spanish and French. She is an Associate of the Guildhill School of Music and has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education. She studied with Marie Goossens and Sidonie Goossens and has been teaching since 1984.

 

55337

Burnsville, MN
(Twin Cities Area)

Lynnette Heinzen

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(952) 895-5343 - harpnet@msn.com

Lynnette teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and she will travel to the homes of local students. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Lynnette teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Harp Performance, and continues education through master classes and private lessons. She has studied with Frances Miller, Suzanne Balderston, and Lynne Aspnes. She has been teaching since 1979.

"I have performed and taught in the Twin Cities since College. I have a good working relationship with other harpists in the area."

 

73112

Oklahoma City, OK

Hannah Helbig

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Hannah teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches through Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, and Facebook Call. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Hannah teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and modern music. She also teaches composition, arranging, and music theory. Hannah has a BM in Music Composition, and is Suzuki Certified. She has been teaching since 2016.

"Harp is one of the most exciting and versatile instruments to learn how to play! Playing and hearing harp music is enriching to children and adults alike."

 

ALBERTA
T6C 0S6

Edmonton, AB

Roger Helfrick

Lever harp - all levels

Roger teaches private lessons for teens and adults at his studio. He also teaches through Skype, FaceTime, and Messenger. No previous musical training is required. He teaches improvisation, arranging and composition, and folk, Celtic, and early music. Roger has been teaching since 1997.

"I am a professional musician specializing in folk and early music of Europe and Japan. I teach in a very relaxed style suitable to older students, focusing on training well-rounded musicians."

 

90630

Cypress, CA
(Los Angeles)

Linda-Rose Hembreiker

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Linda-Rose teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She teaches at the Young Musicians Foundation, a non-profit that funds teaching artists who teach in various LAUSD schools and at the Wilshire Blvd Temple for Koreatown-area children. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Linda-Rose teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She has BM, MM, and DMA degrees in Harp Performance with minors in Music Theory.

"All ages and levels welcome."

 

75755

Big Sandy, TX
(Tyler, Longview)

Cherith Hendrich

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

Cherith teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches improvisation and religious, classical, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, and therapy music.

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA
V4B 3T2

White Rock, BC

Judy Henry

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate

Judy teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches classical, Celtic and early music, and also improvisation, and music theory. Judy has a Bachelor of Music degree.

"With a friendly and encouraging style, Judy will provide you with all the skills you need to become a harpist. It's never too late to start something wonderful."

 

02169

Quincy, MA
(Boston MA, New Haven CT)

Haley Hewitt

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(860) 308-0197 - www.haleyhewitt.com

Haley teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio,and at the Neighborhood Music School. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Haley specializes in Celtic and folk music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and classical music. She offers harp ensembles and harp circles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music in Pedal Harp Performance and a Master's in Scottish Music. She has been teaching since 2001.

"I look forward to meeting you and exploring the harp with you!"

 
Haley Hewitt

84101

Salt Lake City, UT

Julie Hewkin

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(435) 512-5924 - julieann.hewkin@yahoo.com

Julie teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Julie teaches classical and Celtic music, as well as orchestral, modern, folk, early, and therapy music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation and music theory. She studied with Janet Peterson, Cynthia Lynn Douglass, Kim Robertson and Carolyn Bentley. Julie has a Harp Performance degree and has been teaching since 2012.

" Teaching the harp gives me great joy and I love helping my students improve their technique, sound quality and musicality. In addition to classical harp, I have an extensive background in traditional Irish harp techniques. I look forward to studying with you!."

 
Julie Hewkin

43017

Columbus, OH

Trista Hill

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Trista teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. Trista teaches all musical styles, specializing in composition and improvisation. She offers theory classes for her students. She has a Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy, and has been teaching since 1996. Trista studied with several teachers, including Deborah Henson-Conant for improvisation and performance, with whom she later toured and conducted harp and creativity workshops.

"Flexible lesson times available - often twice a month accommodates busy schedules. I teach to your learning style, and love helping you find the best harp for you - local or online."

 

08215

Galloway, NJ

Francis Hill-Tornese

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate

Francis 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. Francis teaches Celtic, folk, and early music, and Irish music for competitions. She has been teaching since 2000.

"I teach my beginning students to play by ear. This method emphasizes learning proper hand and finger position. The student learns where each note is and gains the skill to find that note quickly. "

 

84025

Farmington, UT

Emily Hinchey

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Emily teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Emily teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also teaches music theory, and offers recitals for her students. Emily studied with Tamara Oswald (Orchestra at Temple Square); ShruDeLi Owneby (BYU); Janet Peterson (Ballet West); masterclasses with JoAnn Turovsky (USC); Isabelle Perrin (international soloist); and Julie Gaisford Keyes (Orchestra at Temple Square). She has been teaching since 2000, and has 25 years of harp performance experience.

 

12701

Monticello, NY

Jan Hirsch

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning

Jan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jan specializes in religious and therapy music, as well as arranging and improvisation. She is a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and a graduate of the IHTP program. She studied with Elizabeth Panzer, Christina Tourin, and Deborah Henson-Conant, and has been teaching since 1997.

"I used the harp in my own healing journey when I was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer in 1997. I specialize in teaching the harp to adults coping with illnesses such as breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Creative harping and joy are the goals of my teaching sessions."

 
Jan Hirsch

37302

Apison, TN
(Chattanooga)

Jodi Hiser

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jodi teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Jodi teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and religious music. She also offers theory training, sight reading skills, ear development, and coaching in musicianship. She studied with Susan Dederich-Pejovich and Gail Barber.

"I love to share the joy of music with my students. I have been playing harp for 32 years and studied classically through the college level. I have been trained in both the French and Salzedo methods. I believe music should be joyful and my desire as a teacher is to pass on a love for music and for the harp. My main goal with students is to discover their own personal goals and help them achieve them. I explore how each student learns best and teach to their particular learning style."

 

35803

Huntsville, AL

Olivia Hitt

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Olivia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, Celtic and religious music. She teaches arranging and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Olivia studied with Katherine Newman and Emily Waggoner, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance (emphasis Harp) degree. She has been teaching since 2012.

"My mission as a teacher is to equip you with all the tools you need to become a mature harpist and to help you accomplish your harp goals. All goals are worthy and are respected in my studio."

 

03860

North Conway, NH
(Boston MA, Portland ME)

Jane Wilcox Hively

Lever harp - all levels

Jane teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches through Zoom and is creating teaching videos on YouTube. No previous musical training is required. Jane teaches all musical styles, specializing in folk and therapy music, and singing with the harp. She offers recitals for her students. She has Bachelor's and Master's of Music degrees, and a post-graduate certificate in vocal studies from Europe and the UK. She is the author of "How to Play Meditational Harp Music" and "Singing With Jane", and has recorded over 20 CDs. She has been teaching since 1988.

"I approach teaching harp from a chord-lead sheet beginning to full accompaniment understanding. I have taught for 25+ years with success. My students have attained personal & professional success. I encourage a singing, easy approach to harping always."

 

22844

New Market, VA

Laura Hoffman

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Laura teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio or via Skype, Duo, Zoom, or FaceTime. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps available for her students to rent. Laura enjoys teaching classical, orchestral, and sacred music. She offers recitals and a harp circle for her students and virtual recitals if necessary. Ella habla Espanol. She has a Masters of Music in harp performance, and 20+ years as a Kindermusik instructor. Laura has been teaching harp since the early 90's and she understands the pedagogical processes involved in learning the instrument.

"I look forward to meeting you and helping you realize your dream to play the harp."

 

84602

Provo, UT

Mikela Hoffman

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

Mikela 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. Mikela teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and jazz music. She also teaches music theory. She studied with Karen Linquist and Anamae Anderson.

 

84604

Provo, UT

Alyssa Holman

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Alyssa teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Alyssa teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, orchestral, and religious music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals for her students. Alyssa has studied with Janet Peterson, Julie Staples, and Cathryn Clayton, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance degree. She teaches in Tagalog as well as English, and has been teaching since 2017.

"I want my students to LOVE and UNDERSTAND the music they are learning and playing. I just want to help them reach whatever goals they have with music and with the harp!"

 

94025

Menlo Park, CA
(Palo Alto)

Carol Holsinger

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

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.

 

77030

Houston, TX

Therese Honey

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Therese teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, Therese also teaches medieval and renaissance harps. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Therese specializes in teaching Celtic and classical music, and also teaches arranging and improvisation, and orchestral, modern, pop, folk, and renaissance and early music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She is a Registered Suzuki Harp Instructor and has been teaching since 1985.

"Creating music with the harp is a dream that all children and adults can achieve. The benefits of creating music include confidence, self-esteem and a fresh awareness of art and beauty."

 
Therese Honey

10965

Pearl River, NY

Tara Carway Hooker

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(845) 594-1163 - Harpist.tara@yahoo.com

Tara 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. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Tara teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches arranging, and offers recitals and harp circles for her students. She has a Master of Science in Teaching degree, and has been teaching since 1997.

"I would be delighted to introduce you to the world of harp music. It will bring you so much joy."

 
Tara Carway Hooker

76108

Fort Worth, Tx

(Mrs.) Sydney Howell

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Sydney teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches through Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, or whatever online program the student prefers. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Sydney specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches arranging, improvisation, and pop, Celtic, folk, early, and religious music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a BA in Music and an MA in Harp Performance, and is a certified Suzuki Teacher trained in all 5 books. She studied with Julia Herman, Dorothy Bilderback and Bernard Zighera, and has been teaching since 1968.

"I prefer to teach the Suzuki Method to adults and teens, but I always give them a choice."

 
(Mrs.) Sydney Howell

48917

Lansing, MI

Chen-Yu Huang

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Chen-Yu teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, at Michigan State University, and at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Chen-Yu teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Chen-Yu studied with Ann Yeung, and has a bachelor degree in piano performance and a Doctoral of Musical Arts in harp performance. She has been teaching since 2007 and teaches in Chinese as well as in English.

 

80210

Denver, CO
(Colorado Springs)

Jenna Hunt

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jenna teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, at the homes of local students, as well as through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. She also teaches at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. No previous musical training is required. Jenna teaches classical, orchestral, modern, pop, jazz, blues, and folk music as well as composition, arranging, improvisation and music theory. She has BM Degree in Jazz Studies, and a Harp Performance Certificate, and has been teaching since 2012. She studied with Ann Marie Liss, Kathy Bundock-Moore, Renee Quinn, Deborah Henson-Conant, and Carol Robbins. She will be studying at the University of Denver in Fall 2016 to receive her MM degree in Harp Performance under the instruction of Dr. Ann Marie Liss.

"The technique I focus on is based on the natural movement of the hand to provide maximum fluency and efficiency. Each student has different interests, and I try to structure each lesson toward those specific to them. I also like to push a student outside of their comfort zone to hopefully find new interests and hidden talents. I can also teach beginning piano, and beginning jazz/jazz theory."

 
Jenna Hunt

55804

Duluth, MN
(Knife River)

Georganne Hunter

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels

Georganne 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. Georganne specializes in Celtic and Renaissance / early music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp circle for her students. She has a BA degree, and has been teaching since 1978. She has studied with Kim Robertson, Alie Robertson, Janet Harbison, and Maire Ne Chathasaigh.

 

17049

Mc Alisterville, PA
(Harrisburg, State College)

Ruth Hunter

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Ruth teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Susquehanna University, Messiah College, Dickinson College, and Penn State University. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Ruth teaches classical, orchestral, modern and pop music, and offers recitals for her students. She has a Bachelor's in Harp Performance from Eastman School of Music/University of Rochester. She studied with Eileen Malone, Rebecca Flannery, Jude Mollenhauer and Marie Naugle, and has been teaching since 1990.

 

12833

Saratoga Springs, NY

Elizabeth Huntley

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Elizabeth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Skidmore College. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She teaches music theory and offers recitals. She has a Masters degree in harp from the New England Conservatory, and has been teaching since 1980.

 

91351

Canyon Country, CA

Elizabeth Huston

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(360) 305-7825 - EHharpist@gmail.com

Elizabeth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio in Canyon Country, CA (a suburb of Los Angeles). She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop. She offers recitals, harp ensembles and theory classes for her students. She has a Masters of Music degree, and is Suzuki Certified. She studied with Elizabeth Hainen, Heidi Lehwalder, Jill Whitman and Judy Loman, and has been teaching since 2003.

"I teach all levels, ages, and styles, both in studio and through Skype. I hold my students to high standards, but also insist that we have fun!"

 

67212

Wichita, KS

Jane Hyde

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jane teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Jane teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Master of Music degree in harp performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. She was previously certified for Suzuki Harp Method through Book II. Jane studied with Margaret Ling, Marilyn Costello, Alice Chalifoux, Jeanne Chalifoux, and Mary Kay Waddington. She has been teaching since 1973.

" Every student is like a different road map. I utilize several different methods to discover the student's friction point for optimal growth. Lessons often become a family affair, and that is extremely beneficial."

 
Jane Hyde

14063

Fredonia, NY
(Buffalo NY, Erie PA)

Sonja Inglefield

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Sonja teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at State University of New York at Fredonia. No previous musical training is required. Sonja teaches classical, orchestral, modern, folk, Renaissance and early music, as well as composition and arranging. She has Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees and an Artist Diploma.

 

33604

Tampa, FL

Pam Irwin

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(813) 300-9398 - pamflute@aol.com

Pam teaches private and group lessons for children, teens, and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She also teaches at a high school. No previous musical training is required. Pam teaches classical, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She also teaches music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She studied with Kathryn McManus and Dolly Roberts, and has Bachelors and Masters degrees. She has been teaching since 1997.

"I have been teaching harp for Hillsborough County Schools for the past 12 years. I have experience with students of all ages."

 

84062

Pleasant Grove, UT

Bridget Jackson

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

Bridget teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Bridget teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and modern music. She also teaches composition and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Bridget has a Bachelors Degree in Harp Performance, and has been teaching since 2012.

"In my teaching I emphasize musicality, achieved by proper technique, and keeping the body relaxed and in line with the instrument to prevent tension. Along with learning pieces, students will become well-rounded musicians by also working on music theory, scales and arpeggios, technical exercises, orchestral excerpts, music history relevant to their current pieces, and confidence with performing."

 

ONTARIO
L4G 5E3

Aurora, ON
(Newmarket, Richmond Hill)

Maria Jacobsson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Maria 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. Maria teaches classical , modern, pop, Celtic, and folk music and improvisation. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and harp circles. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in Swedish. She has a Master's of Music Education, and studied with Judy Loman.

 

Gloucestershire,
ENGLAND

GL50 2ST

Cheltenham,
(The Cotswolds)

Angharad James

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Angharad teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at various schools. No previous musical training is required. Angharad has a BA (Hons) in Music, Advanced Diploma in Harp Performance, and PGCE (Primary Education). She has been teaching since 2000.

 

61821

Champaign, IL

Julia Kay Jamieson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Julia Kay teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the homes of students. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Julia Kay teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation and music theory, and offers recitals for her students. She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Harp Performance and received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the University of Illinois. She studied with Jocelyn Chang, Susann McDonald, and Ann Yeung, and has been teaching since 1998.

"I have the exciting role as a facilitator and teacher of guiding students to meet their individual goals and realize their full potential as musicians. While encouraging students to develop strong, fluent technique, good tone quality, and a growing understanding of music, I value and recognize each student's creativity, expression, and individuality."

 
Julia Kay Jamieson

95129

San Jose, CA

Stephanie Janowski

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Stephanie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She can assist students in finding harps to rent. Stephanie specializes in classical and pop music, and also teaches arranging and orchestral, modern, rock and roll, Celtic, folk and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students, as well as an annual holiday concert. She has a BA in Computer Science from UCSD, and MS and PhD degrees in Operations Research from Stanford. She studied with Phyllis Schlomovitz, David Watkins and Paul Hurst. She has been teaching since 1996.

"Lessons include music theory, ensemble opportunities, spring recital, and holiday concert. I perform on the harp professionally, and play piano and french horn for fun."

 
Stephanie Janowski

62301

Quincy, IL

Sarah Javaux

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - all levels

Sarah 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. Sarah specializes in classical and orchestral music, as well as modern, pop, and religious music. She also teaches improvisation and music theory, and offers harp ensembles and recitals for her students. She has Bachelor of Music (Harp Performance) and Master of Music (Harp Performance) degrees, and is Suzuki Harp Book One certified. She studied with Elizabeth Hainen, Faye Seeman, and Pam Weest-Carrasco, and has been teaching since 2009.

 

32868

Orlando, FL
(Central Florida)

Jan Jennings

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jan 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. Jan teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has been teaching since 1984.

"I require all students to learn good technique, rhythm, sight-reading, and basic theory."

 

11375

Queens
(Forest Hills, NY)
(New York, NY)

Emily John

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Emily teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and will travel to the home of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Emily teaches all music styles, specializing in classical music. She offers theory classes for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music degree, and has been teaching since 1994.

 

93109

Santa Barbara, CA
(Goleta, Ventura)

Lynette Johnson

Lever harp - all levels

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."

 

84005

Eagle Mountain, UT
(South Jordan)

Saylee Johnson

Lever harp - beginning to advanced
Pedal harp - beginning to advanced

Saylee 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. Saylee teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She also teaches arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals for her students. Saylee is currently earning a Bachelor of Music degree in harp performance, and has been teaching since 2014.

"I've been playing harp for over 12 years. I have experience performing solos, with symphonies, harp ensemble, chamber music, pit orchestras etc. I've taken harp pedagogy to better my teaching skills and I adore teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. My students 18 and under have the opportunity to perform at the annual Utah Harp Festival."

 

11375

New York, NY

Susan Jolles

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(718) 261-0832 - susanjolles@gmail.com

Susan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, and Hofstra University. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Susan teaches classical, orchestral, modern, and early music. She studied with Marcel Grandjany and Bernard Zighera, and has been teaching since 1969.

 

84321

Logan, UT

Katie Jones

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - all levels

Katie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Katie teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals for her students. Katie studied with Nicole Brady, Julie Keyes, and Yan Ni, and has a BFA in Harp Performance from BYU. She has also taken Suzuki teacher training. She has been teaching since 2008, and teaches in Spanish, as well as English. She has been teaching since 2008.

 

23518

Norfolk, VA
(Virginia Beach, Newport News)

Mary M. Jones

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(757) 925-1435 - harp@exis.net

Mary 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. Mary teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also offers theory classes. She has Bachelors of Music in harp performance.

 

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L5E 3E2

Mississauga, ON
(Toronto, Oakville)

Joanna Jordan

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(416) 967-4277 - www.joannajordan.com

Joanna teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the homes of local students. She also teaches through Skype. She teaches lever harp, pedal harp, wire-strung harp, and South American harps. No previous musical training is required. Joanna teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and a variety of other types of coaching. She offers recitals and harp circles for her students. She has the following degrees: Bachelor of Classical Music Performance, University of Toronto, BMus Honours, Jazz performance, arranging and composition: Humber College, Level 6+ :Second City. Joanna was the Concert Artist for the American Harp Society 1998-2000, and Recipient of the Gordon Delamont Award for Excellence in Music Composition. She studied with Judy Loman, Don Thompson, Faith Carmen, Ted Quilan, and Reg Schwagger, and has been teaching since 1980.

"I once discovered that a teacher is one who inspires. A good teacher helps develop and enrich every student, no matter what ability they arrive with initially. I believe that every person has an unlimited capability to learn music. My purpose in teaching is to bring out the areas that are strong and to find ways to develop the areas that are challenges."

 

77074

Houston, TX
(Katy)

Leah Jorgensen

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Leah teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Millenia Music, as well as through Skype. She will also teach at local student's homes. No previous musical training is required. Leah teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She offers recitals, theory classes, and duet/ensemble opportunities with other instruments. She has been teaching since 2000.

"If there has been no prior musical training, I begin with a few weeks on piano to better grasp basic theory. I also teach voice and accompaniment."

 

98034

Kirkland, WA

Elizabeth Joy

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

Elizabeth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at a church, and at the homes of local students. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. Elizabeth has Bachelor of Arts degree and studied with Jill Whitman and Toni Knight.

"I am a cheerful, enthusiastic teacher with experience teaching all ages and levels. I travel to your home to teach for your convenience."

 

44060

Mentor, OH

Beth Price

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Beth teaches private lessons for children and adults through Skype and at the student's home. No previous musical training is required. Beth has been teaching since 2009, and teaches all musical styles. She has a B.S. degree in Harp Performance, an M.S. degree in Music Therapy, and she is a Board Certified Music Therapist.

"It is important to me that you get the most out of your learning experience. I creatively tailor my teaching style to fit your personal goals and interests so you get the most benefit and enjoyment out of your lessons."