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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Here is a list of our harp teachers in West Virginia organized by zip code.
(Covington VA, Ronceverte WV)
Leah teaches private lessons for children and adults at the Performing Arts Hall, Carnegie Hall in West Virginia. She teaches all levels of lever harp, and beginning and intermediate pedal harp. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps for rent to her students. Leah specializes in Celtic and religious music, and also teaches arranging and improvisation, and classical, orchestral, pop, folk, Renaissance and early music. She offers recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in music, and has been teaching since 1980.
"If you have always wanted to play the harp, now is the time! I welcome students of all ages, and abilities. It is not necessary for you to know how to read music to play the harp."
25411Berkeley Springs, WV
(Shepherdstown WV, Chambersburg PA)
Dr. Tula Ruggiero
Tula teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio, and at the Shepherd University Preparatory Program. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has both lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Tula teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical and folk music. She provides recitals and harp ensembles for her students. She has a Bachelor's of Music from Montclair State, a Masters of Music (Pedagogy) from Shenandoah, and a Doctors of Music degree from Florida State University. She also has a Graduate Certificate from Music of the Americas. She has studied with Mary Roman, Gretchen Van Hoesen, Elizabeth Blakeslee, and Andre Tarantiles.
"I welcome students of all ages, levels, and interests to my studio. I prepare students for concerts, auditions, and competitions, and also teach those who play for personal enjoyment."
Christine teaches private and group lessons for children and adults at her studio and at West Virginia University. She also teaches through Skype. No previous musical training is required. She has lever harps and pedal harps for rent to her students. Christine teaches all musical styles, specializing in classical music, as well as composition, arranging, improvisation, and music theory. She offers harp ensembles, recitals, visiting harp Master Classes, and public informal performing opportunities for her students. Christine studied with Lucile Jennings and Alice Chalifoux and has a BFA in Music Education and an MM in Harp Performance. She has been teaching since 1976.
"I'd like to say I can make learning the harp easier and more interesting for you."