Sunita Staneslow is a native of Minnesota but has made Israel her home since the year 2000. She has become widely known for her accessible arrangements for the harp and has fifteen books published by Afghan Press, Mel Bay and Sylvia Woods. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, Sunita's primary teachers were Frances Miller, Lucile Lawrence and Judith Liber. Classically trained but with a passion for traditional music, her career has spanned many genres. She has recorded CDs of Jewish, Celtic and classical music. Since 2007, Sunita has been working as a therapeutic harpist at the Schneider Children's Medical Center in Israel. Sunita is a frequent performer and instructor at major North American folk harp festivals, was featured in the Virtual Harp Summit and is a lever harp instructor for the on-line Harp Column Academy.
You can find Sunita walking her dogs by the sea or playing in a session at a local Irish pub. In 2015, she spent six months with her husband cycling across Europe with her harp!
Sunita wrote an article for Sylvia's monthly e-newsletter, telling about her harp journey. You can read the article here.
All of Sunita's publications on our site are PDF Downloads.