South Carolina 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 South Carolina organized by zip code.

29209

Columbia, SC
(Charleston SC, Palm Beach FL)

Nina Brooks

Lever and wire-strung harps - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(561) 358-4441 - www.harpsong.webnode.com

Nina teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the homes of local students. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Nina specializes in classical and folk music, and also teaches orchestral, Celtic, early, and religious music. She offers recitals, harp ensembles, and harp circles. She has a Master's in Music with emphasis in Harp, and is presently the National Music Chm., National League of American PEN Women. She is certified in the Suzuki method. She studied with Mildred Dilling, Betty Roth, and Daphne Hellman, and has been teaching since 1981.

"Teaching is very special for me when noticing that a student is progressing and eager."

 

29212

Columbia, SC

Ellen Adair

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(803) 315-7354 - ellenadair22@gmail.com

Ellen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, a music store, and schools. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Ellen teaches arranging and improvisation, and classical, orchestral, Celtic folk, country, therapy, and religious music. She offers a harp circle, and has been teaching since 2000.

 

29307

Spartanburg, SC

Kela Walton

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Kela teaches private and group lessons for children 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. Kela teaches all musical styles, and offers recitals, harp ensembles, and theory classes for her students. She has Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music degrees in Harp Performance, and is a Registered Suzuki Harp Teacher. She has been teaching since 1998.

"It is never too soon or too late to learn to play the harp! I draw from many teaching philosophies to find the best approach for each student, from the very young to the young at heart."

 

29412

Charleston, SC

Kathleen Wilson

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Kathleen teaches private lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as at the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern Univeristy. She specializes in teaching pedal harp to teens and college age students. Students must be able to read music before starting lessons. Kathleen has lever harps for rent to her students. She specializes in teaching classical and orchestral music. She studied with Alice Chalifoux, and has a Bachelor's of Music, and Master's of Music, harp performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has been teaching since 1985. Kathleen is the principal harpist with the Charleston Symphony.

 

29466

Mount Pleasant, SC

Holly Avesian

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels
(703) 507-3263 - HAvesian@AOL.com

Holly teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, as well as through Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Holly teaches all musical styles. She also provides recitals, harp ensembles, and a harp circle for her students. She has Bachelor's of Music, Bachelor's of Music Education, Master's of Music degrees. She also has a teaching certificate and Suzuki training. She has been taching since 1979.

"I teach students of all ages and abilities working with them to develop good technique and sound, healthy playing habits and while exposing them to a variety of musical styles. I also teach adult beginners."

 

29650

Greenville, SC
(Spartanburg, Simpsonville)

Heather Sheen

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

Heather teaches private lessons for teens and adults at her studio, as well as through Zoom and Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Heather specializes in arranging and religious music. She also teaches improvisation and classical, Celtic, and folk music. She has been teaching since 2003. Heather has arranged and recorded six harp CDs with her sister as the duo "Joyful Harps."

"Music is the most beautiful of languages and I hope to help my students express themselves in that language with ease and enjoyment!"