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New York Teachers 10000-11999

New York Teachers 10000-11999

We have so many teachers in New York, we have had to split the list into two parts. Please be sure to check the other New York list for other zip codes close to you.

This is the list of our harp teachers in New York in zip codes 10000 through 11999.
Click the link below for the rest of New York State:
12000-14999

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.

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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


10001
New York, NY

 
Tomina Parvanova - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(617) 412-9487 -
tomina_harpist@yahoo.com - www.tominaparvanova.com
Tomina teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio or travels to students' homes. She was a Harp Faculty at The Boston Conservatory for the school year of 2014-2015. She is the harp program founder at Long Island City Academy of Music (LICAM) and Sage Music School. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Tomina teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals for her students. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Harp Performance, and studied with Ann Hobson Pilot, Ursula Holliger, and Cynthia Price-Glynn.
"Private harp lessons are offered to students of all ages and levels in the New York area. Flexible and creative approach individually tailored to each student's needs."
10019
New York City, NY


(New Britain, CT

 Chappaqua, NY)
Zoe Vandermeer - lever harp and historical harps - beginning and intermediate
(917) 838-1489 -
sopranoandharp@gmail.com - www.sopranoandharp.com
Zoe teaches children and adults at her studios in New York City, and in-home lessons in the Greater Hartford area, and in Poughkeepsie, and the Bedford/Chappaqua/Mt Kisco NY area. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has harps for rent for students, and offers recitals, events, and community outreach. In addition to teaching harp, singing, piano, composition, arranging and improvisation, she provides professional audio engineer/producer services for harp album projects, harp demos for websites, and auditions. She is a prize-winning graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and is on the Roster of the Connecticut Commission of Culture and Tourism. Her Carnegie Hall debut took place in October, 2014. She is a recipient of the Hartt School Faculty Development Fund, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, MTNA Grant Foundation Fund, and Emerging Artists Fund.
"I love teaching harp! I perform professionally, and am a member of the American Harp Society and Historical Harp Society."

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.
10026
New York, NY

Kristi Shade - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(770) 827-7261 -
kristishade@gmail.com - www.kristishade.com
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.

10027
New York, NY

(New Jersey)
Kathryn Andrews - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
phone -
kathrynandrewsharp@gmail.com - www.kathrynandrews.com
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 and pedal harp - all levels
brandee.younger@gmail.com - www.brandeeyounger.com/education/
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 and pedal harp - all levels
salviapia@gmail.com - www.piasalvia.com
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. 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 and pedal harp - all levels
(862) 210-0207 -
violettaharpist@gmail.com - www.violettamarianorrie.com
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 and pedal harp - all levels
(513) 623-8275 -
janezopff@gmail.com - www.janeharp.com
Jane teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, at the homes of local students, and through Skype. She also 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, therapy, and 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.

10538
Larchmont, NY

(New York City)
Debra Whitman - lever harp and pedal harp -  beginning and intermedate
(914) 552-1416 -
dw@debrawhitmanmusic.com - www.debrawhitmanmusic.com
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."

10540
Lincolndale, NY

(NYC, White Plains)
Alyssa Hess Reit - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(914) 400-9979 -
alyssahreit@gmail.com - www.alyssareit.com
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 and pedal harp - all levels
(914) 400-9156 -
VeronicaGreenan.MusicStudio@gmail.com - www.vgmusicstudio.com
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 and 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 and pedal harp - beginning and 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."

11215
Brooklyn, NY

Liann Cline - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(231) 709-0683 -
lianncline@gmail.com - www.lianncline.com
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
(413) 504-3854 -
sophie.dickinson@rocketmail.com
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 and pedal harp - all levels
(718) 575-9309 -
ejharpist@gmail.com - www.ejharpist.com
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 and 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 and pedal harp - all levels
(516) 671-4519 -
janet@newyorkharpist.com - www.newyorkharpist.com
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."

11576
Roslyn, Long Island, NY

Karen Strauss - lever harp and 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."

11768
Northport, Long Island, NY

Susan Mann - lever harp and pedal harp - all levels
(631) 754-8022 -
harpist@longislandharpstudio.com - www.longislandharpstudio.com
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."

NEIGHBORING STATES

06810
Danbury, CT

(eastern NY)
Patricia R. Kendziorski - lever harp and 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 and pedal harp - all levels
(973) 665 9259 -
aideenodonnell@verizon.net - www.aideenodonnell.com
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.