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Massachusetts Teachers

Massachusetts Teachers

Here is a list of our harp teachers in Massachusetts 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


01075
S. Hadley, MA

(Springfield)
Felice Swados - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(413 322-8713 -
fswados@gmail.com
Felice teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Smith College, Amherst College, and Community Music School of Springfield. No previous musical training is required. Felice teaches Celtic, classical and orchestral music and offers recitals for her students. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French. She has a Master's of Music and certification in elementary music education. She studied with Marcel Grandjany, Jane Weidensal, Gloria Agostini, and Lily Laskine, and has been teaching since 1974.
01702
Framingham, MA

(Boston, Worcester)
Lois Francello - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(508) 875-6050 -
loisfrancello@gmail.com - www.lindenduet.com
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."
01776
Sudbury MA

(Boston)
Felice Pomeranz - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(978) 443-0656 -
felice@gildedharps.com - www.gildedharps.com
Felice teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. She also teaches through Skype. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, she also teaches wire-strung Celtic harp, and electric harp with effects pedals. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Felice teaches all musical styles, specializing in jazz and classical. She gives lessons in both the Salzedo method and the French method. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, theory classes , and harp jams with rhythm sections. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French and Spanish. She has the following music degrees: BM, Classical, NEC, Jazz studies (MM) Jazz and improvisation (NEC).
"I offer study in many different genres and styles: classical, Celtic, medieval, renaissance, and all kinds of improvised music. My specialty is jazz."

01890
Winchester, MA

Jane Soh - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(603) 986-9857 -
jane@jane.sg - www.jane.sg
Jane 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. Jane specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern, Celtic, folk, and early music as well as music theory. She studied with Ina Zdorovetchi and Yu-Hsin Huang and earned a Master of Music in harp, and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Harp from the Boston Conservatory. She teaches in Mandarin Chinese and Japanese as well as English, and has been teaching since 2015.
"I teach anyone who has the will and desire to learn to play the harp."

02062
Norwood, MA

(Boston, Dedham)
Dr. Lizary Rodriguez - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(781) 571-9775 -
lizary@gmail.com - www.lizary.net
Lizary teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Lizary teaches all musical styles, and also offers recitals. She teaches in both English and Spanish. She has M.M. and D.M.A. degrees in harp performance from the University of Arizona, and two post-graduate degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid. She studied with Maria Rosa Vidal, Dr. Carrol McLaughlin, and Dr. Maria Rosa Calvo-Manzano, and has been teaching since 1998.
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.
02116
Boston, MA

Krysten Keches - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(508) 272-9659 -
keches@gmail.com - www.krystenkeches.com
Krysten teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Krysten specializes in teaching classical and orchestral music. She has the following degrees: Harvard College (Bachelor of Arts), Australian National University School of Music (Graduate Diploma in Harp Performance), New England Conservatory (M.M. in Harp Performance), and also a Music-in-Education Certificate from New England Conservatory.
"I strive to share my love of music in a warm and supportive environment. During lessons I focus on developing strong, fluid technique while encouraging individual creativity."

02131
Boston, MA

Amanda Romano - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
AFRharp@gmail.com - www.amandaromano.com
Amanda teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at a college. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Amanda teaches all styles of music, specializing in classical. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She has Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music degrees and has been teaching since 2004.
02135
Boston, MA

Mairi Chaimbeul - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
mchaimbeul@gmail.com - www.mairichaimbeul.com
Mairi 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. Mairi teaches all musical styles, specializing in jazz, Celtic and folk music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She has a BM in Performance and Professional Music, Summa Cum Laude, from Berklee College of Music. She minored in Theory of Jazz and Popular Music.
"Looking forward to exploring your goals and interests in music through the harp."
02135
Brighton, MA

Lethicia Caravello - beginning lever harp and all levels of pedal harp
(801) 358-2179 -
harp@lethiciacaravello.com - www.lethiciacaravello.com
Lethicia teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Lethicia teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also teaches music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. As well as English, she also teaches in Portugese, French, and Spanish. She studied with Nicole Brubaker Brady, and has a Bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Training Unit 1 through 3.
"Music is what inspires me everyday, and I love being able to share it with others through performance and teaching. I believe the learning of music affects all areas of life and that with it comes a great sense of fulfillment and happiness."
02155
Medford, MA

(Boston)
Alison Blake - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
Ally.blake@gmail.com - www.Alisonblakeharp.com
Alison teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Alison teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and therapy music, and offers theory classes. She has MM in Harp Performance, GPD harp, and BM in Harp Performance, and has been teaching since 2010.
02162
Stockbridge, MA

Teresa Mango - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(413) 298-4844 -
tmango@theharp.org - www.theharp.org
Teresa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the Hotchkiss School. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Teresa specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches pop, Celtic, folk, and early music. She has a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Applied Music and a Master's of Music in Harp Performance. She studied with Kathleen Bride, Myor Rosen, and Jane Weidensaul and has been teaching since 1980.
"I enjoy teaching all ages and levels and passing on a love for music and this instrument. It is important to me to explore with a student what music is enjoyable for them to learn and play while learning a solid foundation and technique."
02166
W. Stockbridge, MA

(Albany NY
Boston MA)
Elizabeth Morse - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(413) 232-7073 -
Elizabeth.Morse@williams.edu
Elizabeth teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Williams College. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Elizabeth specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches arranging and Celtic, modern, and early music. She offers recitals and theory classes for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music in Performance, and studied with Alice Chalifoux and Lucile Lawrence.
"I teach mainly at the college level but am very happy to have beginners, as I believe that is most important to have a solid foundation from the start. I enjoy teaching at all levels."
02169
Quincy, MA

(Boston MA,
New Haven CT)
Haley Hewitt - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
phone -
(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!"

02176
Boston, MA

(Melrose)
Carrie Kourkoumelis - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(781) 665-3835 -
manystrings6@verizon.net - www.manystrings6.com
Carrie teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a college, as well as through Skype. She teaches all levels, but specializes in classical and orchestral music for advanced pedal harp No previous musical training is required. Carrie has studied with Lynne Wainwright Palmer, Pamela Vokolek, Suzanne Balderston, and Marilyn Costello.
02459
Newton, MA

(Boston)
Juli Miller - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(617) 527-0918 -
jrhmiller@gmail.com
Juli 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. Juli teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor's degree from the New England Conservatory, and has been teaching since 1990. She studied with Marcel Grandjany, Reinhardt Elster and Ann Pilot.

02474
Arlington, MA

(Boston)
Aine Minogue - Irish lever harp - all levels
(781) 641-0903 -
aine@minogue.com - www.minogue.com
Aine teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Aine specializes in Irish and other Celtic and folk music, religious music, and arranging and composition. She also teaches singing with the harp. Aine has a Masters in Traditional Irish Harp Performance from the University of Limerick, and has been teaching since 1998. "Irish music is my focus; also singing with the harp or playing for other singers and players. Both pedal and lever harpists tend to seek me out for supplemental tuition in these areas."

02476
Arlington, MA

(Boston)
Tess Epperson Maxwell - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
phone -
Tess@TessMaxwellHarp.com - www.TessMaxwellHarp.com
Tess teaches harp lessons to all ages on pedal harp and lever harp. Her lively personality engages young students and her experience as a university faculty is essential for those wishing to study the harp seriously. Whether you'd like to play for your own enjoyment, hospice, or on the concert stage, Tess is committed to helping you succeed. Harp lessons will include a strong technical and musical foundation. From there, lessons are catered to your individual interests and goals. Jazz standards, music theory, performance skills, music history, arranging songs on the radio, sight-reading, and more! Call Tess to set up a trial lesson or for more information visit her website.
02669
Cape Cod, MA

Thom Dutton - lever harp - all levels
(508) 945-9525 -
capesidemusic@comcast.net - www.capesidemusic@comcast.net
Thom teaches private lessons for college age and adults at his studio. He will also travel to the homes of local students. New students must be able to read music. Thom specializes in Celtic and early music, and also teaches arranging and classical, folk, and therapy music. He has a B.Mus. degree, and studied with Cy Gordon O'Neill and Ann Paus. He has been teaching since 2001.