Washington DC 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.

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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 Washington DC organized by zip code.


Washington, DC
(Bethesda MD, Arlington VA)

Allison Hampton

Lever harp - all levels

Allison 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. Allison teaches arranging, improvisation, and Celtic, folk, and early music.

"I have a non-dogmatic approach to teaching, focusing on having students play repertoire they love and producing a beautiful tone"



Washington, DC
(Arlington, VA)

Monika Vasey Rhodes

Lever harp - all levels
Pedal harp - all levels

Monika teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at a grammar school. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. Monika teaches all music styles, specializing in pop, classical and orchestral music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelor's degrees in Harp Performance and Music Education, and a Master's degree in Music Education. She is a graduate of Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University, and has been teaching since 2004.

"I work with students of all ages and abilities, and I tailor musical study to each student's goals and interests."

Monika Vasey Rhodes