Tiia Purhonen is from Finland and teaches at the Music Institute of Nurmijärvi. During her Masters degree, she specialized in early music (including a specialization in baroque harp). For her Thesis, Tiia created the first Finnish harp primer: The Harp ABC, or in Finnish, Harppuaapinen.
Tiia is also a professional graphic designer, often using graphic design skills in her music publications. Tiia loves to teach students of all ages, taking different ways of learning into account and using methods such as colored music notation and other playful techniques with the younger students. She loves writing and arranging music for her harp students.
All of Tiia's publications on our site are PDF Downloads.