New York 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 York organized by zip code.

10000

New York City, NY
(Jersey City, NJ)

Karen Peterson, CMP, NASM-CPT

Lever and double-strung harps - all levels

Karen teaches private lessons for children, adults, and seniors through Zoom videoconference. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Karen teaches all music styles, specializing in therapy music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. Karen studied with Julie Buzzeli and Faye Seeman, and has been teaching since 2012. She is a Certified Music Practitioner (CMP), and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

"I offer lessons on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or catch-as-catch-can basis. For beginners, I understand the challenge of learning something new as an adult. For current harpers, I can help you reinvigorate your enjoyment of your harp."

 
Karen Peterson, CMP, NASM-CPT

10023

New York, NY

Tomina Parvanova

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Private harp lessons are offered to students of all ages and levels in the New York and New Jersey area. ‚ÄčLessons in home or at private studio, focus on technique good tone production, and ear training. Flexible and creative approach individually tailored to each student's needs. Ms. Parvanova has served as Adjunct instructor at The Boston Conservatory teaching solo, chamber music and orchestra repertoire. While pursuing her Masters Degree at Boston University CFA, she was a harp teaching assistant for undergraduate minor students. Ms. Parvanova is the founder of Music from NYC, a group of inspired professional musicians based in NYC dedicated to providing online instrumental lessons worldwide.

 
Tomina Parvanova

10023

New York, NY

Sara Cutler

Pedal harp - all levels
(646) 610-2343 - saracutler@mac.com

Sara teaches private lessons for children, college age, and adults at Bard College Conservatory and Brooklyn College Conservatory. No previous musical training is required. Sara teaches classical, modern and orchestral music. She has been teaching since 1975.

 

10023

New York City, NY

Abigail Kent

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Abigail teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She'll also travel to the homes of local students. Students must be able to read music and have 1 year of piano experience. Abigail teaches classical, orchestral, Celtic and folk music, and music theory. She studied with Elizabeth Hainen, Emmanuel Ceysson, Anneleen Lenaerts, and Nancy Allen. She has a BM from Curtis Institute of Music, and is currently finishing a MM from Mannes School of Music. Abigail has been teaching since 2017.

"I love exploring each personality of my student through music. If you want to learn, I am excited to teach you!"

 
Abigail Kent

10026

New York, NY

Kristi Shade

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Kristi teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the homes of local students. She also teaches at the Manhattan School of Music, Precollege Division, and gives lessons through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Kristi specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern, pop, jazz, Celtic, folk, and religious music. She offers harp ensembles, recitals, and theory and improvisation classes. She has Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, and studied with Susan Jolles, Valerie Whitcup and Susan Brady. Kristi has been teaching since 2001.

 
Kristi Shade

10027

New York, NY
(New Jersey)

Kathryn Andrews

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Kathryn teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She will travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Kathryn specializes in classical music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, and rock and roll. She offers recitals for her students. She has Masters of Music degrees from Manhattan School of Music and Mannes/The New School. She has been teaching since 2000.

 

10029

New York, NY
(Long Island, Brooklyn)

Brandee Younger

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Brandee teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the Greenwich House Music School. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Brandee teaches improvisation and classical, pop, and jazz music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles. She has a BM in Harp Performance and Music Management, and an MA in Music Performance and Composition, and has been teaching since 2001. She studied with Emily Mitchell, Susan Jolles and Rebecca Flannery.

 

10032

New York, NY

Pia Salvia

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Pia teaches private and group lessons for children 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. Pia teaches all musical styles, specializing in pop and jazz music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She has Bachelors of Music from Berklee College of Music, and a certification from the Music Academy International of Nancy in France. She has studied with Felice Pomeranz, Cristina Braga, Deborah Henson-Conant, Park Stickney, and Maeve Gilchrist. Pia has been teaching since 2009 and teaches in French and Spanish, as well as English.

"I love to teach while having fun. I always listen to the individual needs of my students and try to create the best environment for them. I want them to feel comfortable and therefore be ready to learn and share in the best conditions."

 

10040

New York, NY

Violetta Maria Norrie

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Violetta teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the Turtle Bay Music School. She will travel to the homes of local students, and also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Violetta teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, modern, and orchestral music. She also teaches improvisation and music theory, and offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. Violetta studied with Isabelle Moretti, Emmanuel Ceysson, Sivan Magen, and Susan Jolles. She has a Bachelor of Music degree, and has been teaching since 2016. She teaches in French, as well as in English.

"I make sure to give each of my students the space to improvise and compose as well as teaching them the fundamentals of music theory, ear training, and the repertoire they wish to master. I emphasize fun and creativity during our lessons while making sure my students come out of each lesson feeling excited to continue playing the harp. I believe in building a healthy technique from the start, so that my students can play anything they want the way they want without fear of injury."

 

10463

New York, NY
(Westport, CT)

Jane Zopff

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jane teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, at the homes of local students, and through Skype. She also teaches at the Suzuki Music School of Westport (CT) and The Diller-Quaile School (NY). No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Jane teaches classical, orchestral, modern, pop, Celtic and folk music, as well as music theory and arranging. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor of Music Education degree, and is a Registered Suzuki Teacher. Jane studied with Elaine Humphreys Cook, Linda Wellbaum, and Alice Chalifoux, and has been teaching since 1985.

"Finding the JOY that comes through making music is the goal. I believe my extensive performing career with numerous orchestras, choirs, chamber groups and solo engagements plays a significant role in my capacity to train students in all aspects of harp performance."

 

10524

Garrison, NY

Joy Plaisted

Lever and therapy harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(845) 424-4622 - joyofharp@aol.com

Joy teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at The Brearley School. She will also travel to the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Joy specializes in classical and therapy music, and also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and orchestral, Celtic and folk music. She offers recitals and workshops for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music from the Univeristy of Minnesota, and a Masters of Music from The Juilliard School. She is also a Hospital Certified Harp Therapist through the Bedside Harp program. She studied with Frances G. Miller, Catherine Meyer-Eisenhoffer, Pierre Jamet, and Nancy Allen.

 
Joy Plaisted

10538

Larchmont, NY
(New York City)

Debra Whitman

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Debra teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. She teaches all music styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, theory classes, and composer and music appreciation classes for her students. Debra has a Bachelors of Fine Arts, and has been teaching since 1992.

"I have been working as a professional musician for over 20 years. I maintain an active piano and harp teaching studio in Larchmont and perform throughout the NY metropolitan area."

 
Debra Whitman

10540

Lincolndale, NY
(NYC, White Plains)

Alyssa Hess Reit

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Alyssa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, Hunterr College, and the Manhattan School of Music, Pre-College Division. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Alyssa teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music and setting stories with harp accompaniment. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, theory, composition and arranging classes, and "harp with story" events. She has Bachelors and Masters of Music degrees from The Juilliard School. She studied with Marcel Grandjany, Ann Adams, and Joel Andrews, and has been teaching since 1970.

 

10705

Yonkers, NY

Veronica Ni Ghrianain

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Veronica teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and through Skype. She also teaches at St Barnabas Church in Woodlawn, Bronx, NY. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Veronica teaches classical, modern, pop, Celtic, folk and religious music as well as music theory. She offers harp ensembles and recitals for her students. She has degrees in Music Education and Performance, and has been teaching since 2006.

 

10962

Rockland County, NY
(Bergen County, NJ 07661)

Barbara Allen

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(845) 536-7235 - Ballenharp@aol.com

Barbara teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Hoff Barthelson, Masters School, Mannes School of Music (New School). She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Barbara teaches classical, orchestral, modern, pop, and therapy music. She has the following degrees and certifications: BFA- SUNY Purchase, MM Juilliard School, Harp for Healing certification (mentor/teacher). Barbara studied with Pearl Chertok, Susann McDonald, and Jane B Weidensaul, and has been teaching since 1972. She won 2nd prize at the 7th International Harp Competition in Israel, and is currently the Principal Harp of the American Ballet Theatre at Lincoln Center, NYC.

 

10965

Pearl River, NY

Tara Carway Hooker

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(845) 594-1163 - Harpist.tara@yahoo.com

Tara 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. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Tara teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches arranging, and offers recitals and harp circles for her students. She has a Master of Science in Teaching degree, and has been teaching since 1997.

"I would be delighted to introduce you to the world of harp music. It will bring you so much joy."

 
Tara Carway Hooker

11215

Brooklyn, NY

Liann Cline

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Liann teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She specializes in classical music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop, Celtic, folk, therapy, and religious music. Liann studied with Joan Raeburn Holland, Elizabeth Richter, and Bridgett Stuckey, and has a Master of Music in harp performance. She has been teaching since 2014.

"I'm a very warm and enthusiastic person and my teaching style is structured and supportive."

 

11221

Brooklyn, NY

Sophie Dickinson

Lever harp - all levels

Sophie teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She also teaches at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Sophie teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and Celtic music. She also teaches composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She studied with Sue Richards, Dominique Dodge, Felice Pomeranz, Corrina Hewat, and has been teaching since 2006.

 

11375

Queens
(Forest Hills, NY)
(New York, NY)

Emily John

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Emily teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and will travel to the home of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Emily teaches all music styles, specializing in classical music. She offers theory classes for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music degree, and has been teaching since 1994.

 

11375

New York, NY

Susan Jolles

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(718) 261-0832 - susanjolles@gmail.com

Susan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, and Hofstra University. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Susan teaches classical, orchestral, modern, and early music. She studied with Marcel Grandjany and Bernard Zighera, and has been teaching since 1969.

 

11542

Long Island, NY

Janet King

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Janet teaches private lessons for children and adults at the homes of her students. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Janet teaches all music styles, and has been teaching since 1990. As well as teaching in English, she also teaches in Spanish: se habla espanol.

"I like to see you find joy in playing the harp! Please visit my website for more information, and to listen to me playing the harp."

 
Janet King

11576

Roslyn, Long Island, NY

Karen Strauss

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(516) 484-9554 - harpist@optonline.net

Karen 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. Karen teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and pop music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She also hosts guest harpist performances in her studio twice a year. Besides teaching in English, she also teaches in French and Spanish. Karen has been teaching since 1980.

"My Studio is most interested in excellent technique and a strong foundation in musicality, while always stressing the joy and happiness that playing the harp can bring to a student, regardless of age."

 
Karen Strauss

11768

Northport, Long Island, NY

Susan Mann

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Susan 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. Susan teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She also offers recitals, harp ensembles, and prep for all levels of NYSSMA and ABRSM. She has a Harp Performance degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She has studied with Abe Rosen, Alice Chalifoux and Lucille Lawrence.

"At Long Island harp studio, the goal is to bring out the best in each student. Curriculum is built around the individual's needs and time schedule. Students learn best through positive reinforcement."

 

12208

Albany, NY
(Schenectady, Troy)

Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate

Darhon teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She also teaches through Zoom. No previous musical training is required. Darhon specializes in classical and folk music, and also teaches composition, arranging, and pop, Celtic, early, religious, and therapy music. She has BMus, MA and DMus degrees, and is NY State Teacher certified in K-12 music. She has been teaching since 1990. Darhon has published a variety of harp arrangements.

 

12404

Accord, NY
(New Paltz, Woodstock)

Elizabeth Panzer

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(845) 626-8195 - Epanzer@earthlink.net

Elizabeth teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, and offers extra theory classes for her students. She has a Masters in Harp Performance, and studied with Lucile Lawrence. She has been teaching since 1985.

 

12533

Hopewell Junction, NY

Candace Coates

Lever harp - all levels

Candace teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. She is a harp instructor for SUNY Dutchess School of Music. She specializes in teaching adults and seniors who are beginners. No previous musical training is required. She can help students find harps for rent. Candace specializes in Celtic and folk. She has been teaching since 1994.

"Here's a testimonial from one of my students: 'If it were not for your approach for teaching the harp, I know that I would not be progressing as well as I have in such a short time. Thanks for your friendship and commitment to helping me to become a good quality harper' Mrs. B."

 

12603

Poughkeepsie, NY

Jeannie Kern Chenette

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Jeannie teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at a college. She also teaches through Skype. New students need to be able to read music. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Besides teaching lever and pedal harp, she also teaches wire-strung Celtic harp and South American harp. Jeannie specializes in Celtic and classical music, and also teaches arranging and improvisation, and orchestral, folk, early, and South American music. She offers harp ensembles and harp circles for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music Education from Butler University and a Masters of Music in Harp Performance from the New England Conservatory.

"Love of music and the harp is my motivation; your enjoyment and edification is my goal as a teacher. I use variety of genres to broaden the performance experience."

 

12701

Monticello, NY

Jan Hirsch

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning

Jan teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and also at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. Jan specializes in religious and therapy music, as well as arranging and improvisation. She is a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and a graduate of the IHTP program. She studied with Elizabeth Panzer, Christina Tourin, and Deborah Henson-Conant, and has been teaching since 1997.

"I used the harp in my own healing journey when I was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer in 1997. I specialize in teaching the harp to adults coping with illnesses such as breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Creative harping and joy are the goals of my teaching sessions."

 
Jan Hirsch

12833

Saratoga Springs, NY

Elizabeth Huntley

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Elizabeth teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at Skidmore College. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Elizabeth teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical, pop, and Celtic music. She teaches music theory and offers recitals. She has a Masters degree in harp from the New England Conservatory, and has been teaching since 1980.

 

12866

Saratoga Springs, NY
(Albany, Oneonta)

Karlinda Caldicott

Lever and double-strung harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Karlinda teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at the College of Saint Rose, Hartwick College, and the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Karlinda also has an active online harp studio, currently teaching her students via Skype and Facebook Messenger (sorry, no Facetime). No previous musical training is required. Karlinda teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She has been teaching since 2000 and, when possible, offers annual recitals for her students. She has a Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance, and studied with Corkey Christman and Alice Chalifoux.

"I'm not a double-strung player, but I currently have 2 double-strung students who seem to be doing well. I sometimes have 1 or 2 harps to rent, but don't have a rental service."

 

13215

Syracuse, NY

Gail R. Lyons

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(315) 488-0744 - gailharpist@AOL.com

Gail teaches private lessons for teens and adults at her studio. No previous musical training is required. Gail specializes in classical and religious music, and also teaches Celtic and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music degrees, and a certificate from the Fountainbleau School of Music in France. She studied with Sr. Elose Emm, Carolyn Hopkins, Sr. Clare Kelly, Marcel Grandjany, and Pierre Jamet. Gail has been teaching since 1965.

"I concentrate on teaching students how to read music and use the French technique. We have a harp ensemble that does a lot of Irish and Celtic music. Also the harp ensemble does a Christmas program."

 

13224

Syracuse, NY

Ursula Kwasnicka

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(315) 445-1987 - ukwasnicka@hotmail.com

Ursula teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio and at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. No previous musical training is required. Ursula teaches classical and orchestral music. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music, and studied with Marcel Grandjany and Pierre Jamet.

 

13413

New Hartford, NY

Jessica W.H. Wilbee

Lever harp - beginning
Pedal harp - all levels

Jessica teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She will also travel to the homes of local students. Prospective students must be able to read music, or have had 1 or 2 years of piano lessons. Jessica specializes in classical and orchestral music, and also teaches modern and pop music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and quarterly masterclasses for her students. Jessica has a BM and a Performers Certificate, both from Eastman School of Music. She studied with Julie Keyes, Louise Vickerman, and Kathleen Bride, and has been teaching since 2008.

"I love performing and teaching the harp. I look forward to working with any prospective students!"

 

13732

Apalachin, NY
(Binghampton, Elmira)

Meredith Kohn Bocek

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - beginning

Meredith teaches private and group lessons for teens and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Meredith teaches all music styles, specializing in healing and meditation music. She offers harp ensembles, harp circles, and theory classes for her students. She studied with Alice Chalifoux and Jeanne Chalifoux and at the Potsdam School of Music, and has been teaching since 1978. She is certified through the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP).

"My teaching involves simple theory, improvisation, and playing without music, as well as reading music. I really enjoy seeing students who begin to enjoy the freedom simple improvisation brings. Though I have no harp degrees, I have taken many workshops, particularly in Jazz. Also, I am completing my Music for Healing Transition Program certification."

 
Meredith Kohn Bocek

14063

Fredonia, NY
(Buffalo NY, Erie PA)

Sonja Inglefield

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Sonja teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at State University of New York at Fredonia. No previous musical training is required. Sonja teaches classical, orchestral, modern, folk, Renaissance and early music, as well as composition and arranging. She has Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees and an Artist Diploma.

 

14609

Rochester, NY
(Buffalo, Syracuse)

Ray Pool

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Ray teaches individual lessons for adults and seniors at his studio and through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Ray specializes in teaching improvisation and healing and meditation music, as well as classical, pop and jazz music. He has a Bachelors of Music in organ from Westminster Choir College, and has achieved the Harp Therapy Master Level from Bedside Harp. He has been teaching since 1977.

"It is not necessary to take a lesson each week. I have frequently taught lessons with two weeks in between on a regular basis."

 
Ray Pool

14609

Rochester, NY

Roxanne Ziegler

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Roxanne teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio. She teaches all levels of lever harp, and beginning to intermediate pedal harp. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Roxanne teaches arranging and classical, pop, Celtic, folk, religious, and therapy music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles, and will refer jobs to her more advanced students. She has a BS degree in Music Performance, and is a Certified Music Practitioner through the Music for Healing and Transition Program. She studied with Eileen Malone and Lily Laskine, and has been teaching since 1970.

"I so enjoy guiding students on their personal exploration of the harp. We have fun and we learn and we grow. Students do not need to bring their harps to lessons. They are welcome to select from one of my studio harps."

 

14850

Ithaca, NY
(Fingerlakes, Central New York)

Lisa Fenwick

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Lisa teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Lisa teaches a variety of musical styles, specializing in classical, Celtic music and pop music. She has a Bachelors of Music degree in flute, and has been teaching harp since 2000.

"I taught music for 30 years to students of all ages. I have taught at the college level as well as at a community music school and I have run my own early childhood music program. I am positive and nurturing and teach solid harp technique. I have experience with all ages and am patient. I love the harp and love to teach it. I have training in Salzedo and French technique"

 

Neighboring States

06810

Danbury, CT
(eastern NY)

Patricia R. Kendziorski

Lever harp - beginning to intermediate
Pedal harp - beginning to intermediate
(203) 743-9659 - pfkendziorski@hotmail.com

Patricia teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio. Basic music reading and/or other instrumental experience is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Patricia specializes in classical and Celtic music, and also teaches orchestral, modern, pop and folk music. She offers recitals for her students. She studied with Laura Erb and has been teaching since 1987.

"In addition to playing the harp, I like to include discussion and demonstration of "harp physics and harp physiology", and history of music as part of the lessons. Several of my students have gone on to study advanced harp with artists in the CT and NY area. They have done well as freelance and ensemble musicians."


07928

Chatham, NJ
(New York, Philadelphia)

Aideen O'Donnell

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Aideen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype. She teaches all levels of lever harp, and beginning to intermediate pedal harp. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Aideen teaches all music styles, specializing in classical and folk music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She has a BA in Music and Voice, and studied with Leone Paulson and Mairin Ni Shea. She has been teaching since 1990.

Aideen O'Donnell