New Hampshire Teachers

Please see our main Harp Teacher List 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 through Skype, FaceTime, Zoom or other online programs

Teaches both lever and pedal harp

Teaches only lever harp

Teaches only pedal harp

Teaches all ages

Teaches only children and teens

Teaches only teens and adults


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

03060

Nashua, NH

Sarah Merrigan

Lever harp - beginning level

Sarah 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. No previous musical training is required. Sarah teaches Celtic and folk music. She has studied with Maeve Gilchrist, Regina Delaney, Kim Robertson, and Grainne Hambly.

 

03102

Manchester, NH

Erica Driscoll

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Erica teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy, Saint Paul's Academy, Gordon College, Southern New Hampshire University, and at Manchester Community Music School. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Erica teaches classical, orchestral, modern, Celtic, folk, early, therapy, and religious music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Extra student experiences include: youth symphony, semi professional performance opportunities, masterclasses and competition coaching. Erica studied with Stephanie Curio, Cynthia Price Glynn, Gretchen van Hoesen, and Ursula Hollinger. She has a BA in Harp Performance from Boston Conservartory, and an MM in Harp Performance from Carnegie Mellon University. Erica has been teaching since 2012, and also teaches in sign language.

 

03753

Grantham, NH

Lindsay Perricone

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - all levels

Lindsay teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a Middle School. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Lindsay teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches music theory. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Harp Performance. Lindsay studied with Jeanne Goldstein and Dr. Jessica Suchy-Pilalis.

 

03824

Durham, NH
(Portsmouth, Manchester)

Melinda McMahon

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Melinda 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. She offers recitals for her students. Melinda teaches classical, orchestral and Celtic music. She has recorded 5 CDs with a Renaissance group and 2 with a singing duo. She studied with Lynne Turner of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Linda Wellbaum of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. She has a Master's of Arts degree, and has been teaching since 1978.

 

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."

 

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