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Indiana Teachers

Indiana Teachers

Here is a list of our harp teachers in Indiana organized by zip code.

Please see our main Harp Teachers page for other states, and for more information on how to use this list.

Some teachers who live in neighboring states may be listed at the bottom of this page.

Here's what the icons below indicate:

Teaches both lever and pedal harp Teaches all ages
Teaches only lever harp Teaches through
Skype or FaceTime
Teaches only children and teens
Teaches only pedal harp Teaches only teens and adults


46032
Indianapolis, IN

(Evansville, IN
and the country of Hungary)
Erzsébet Gaál Rinne - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(812) 332-0930 -
egaal@harpahungarica.com - www.harpahungarica.com
Erzsébet teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Indiana University, University of Evansville, and Meridian Music School. She also teaches at the homes of local students, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Erzsébet specializies in classical, orchestral, modern and religious music, and also teaches arranging and music theory. She offers harp ensembles, recitals, harp circles, and summer music camp. She studied with Susann McDonald, has a Kodály Music Education Diploma and a Doctorate of Music, and has been teaching since 1990. Erzsébet teaches in English and Hungarian.
"Having performed solo, chamber and orchestra repertoire both in Europe and in Americas, I bring a well-rounded instrumental background and an international selection of music education methods into my teaching studios. The many years of music instruction experiences on various levels enable me to select and to apply the method that a student needs, focusing on the whole individual as an intellectual, spiritual and physical being. Moreover, the Hungarian Kodály Method, a physical wellness program, is applied in my teaching to help students to excel in music studies, to reach their highest potential, to maintain a high level of performance capacity, and to prevent possible occupational hazards."

46260
Indianapolis, IN

Diane Evans - lever harp and 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.
47405
Bloomington, IN

(Washington DC
Richmond VA)
Elzbieta Szmyt - pedal harp - all levels
812-336-8794 -
eszmyt@indiana.edu
Elzbieta teaches private and group lessons for children, teens, and college age students at her studio, and at Indiana University. College harp majors must have 6-8 years of previous harp training. Pre-college students are required to be able to read music such as 1-2 years of piano. Elzbieta teaches classical, orchestral, and modern music. She also offers recitals, master classes, and harp ensembles for her students. Besides English, she also teaches in Polish and Russian. She has a Master's of Music degree and Artist Diploma, and is the Associate Professor of Music in Harp at Indiana University. She has studied with Susann McDonald, Alina Baranowska-Liese, and Pierre Jamet. She has been teaching since 1987.
"I enjoy tremendously teaching harp especially working with students who have great imagination and a good sense of humor. I am a high energy but very patient teacher."
47591
Vincennes, IN

(Evansville)
Mary Dicken - lever harp, cross-strung harp, and pedal harp - all levels
(812) 518-0108 -
mary@marydicken.com - www.marydicken.com
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."
47722
Evansville, IN
(Indianapolis, IN
and the country of Hungary)
Erzsébet Gaál Rinne - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(812) 332-0930 -
egaal@harpahungarica.com - www.harpahungarica.com
Erzsébet teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Indiana University, University of Evansville, and Meridian Music School. She also teaches at the homes of local students, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Erzsébet specializies in classical, orchestral, modern and religious music, and also teaches arranging and music theory. She offers harp ensembles, recitals, harp circles, and summer music camp. She studied with Susann McDonald, has a Kodály Music Education Diploma and a Doctorate of Music, and has been teaching since 1990. Erzsébet teaches in English and Hungarian.
"Having performed solo, chamber and orchestra repertoire both in Europe and in Americas, I bring a well-rounded instrumental background and an international selection of music education methods into my teaching studios. The many years of music instruction experiences on various levels enable me to select and to apply the method that a student needs, focusing on the whole individual as an intellectual, spiritual and physical being. Moreover, the Hungarian Kodály Method, a physical wellness program, is applied in my teaching to help students to excel in music studies, to reach their highest potential, to maintain a high level of performance capacity, and to prevent possible occupational hazards."

NEIGHBORING STATES

40242
Louisville, KY

(southern IN,
Lexington KY)
Lisa Spurlock Gilmore - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(502) 744-8899 -
harp@lisaspurlock.com - www.lisaspurlock.com
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."