This list represents the teachers who are current members of the American Harp Society, are currently advertising in the American Harp Journal and have returned a release form to the AHS website representative.

If you are a teacher and would like to be added to this page, please visit http://www.harpads.com for details, or email Stacie Johnston at HarpAds@gmail.com. Changes and corrections ONLY may be sent to WebEditor@harpsociety.org.

ARIZONA

Rebecca Reinhard Foreman, M.M. University of Southern California
5520 N. Agave Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704
tel: 520-909-2723
forharp@earthlink.net
www.rebeccaforeman.com
Principal Harp, Tucson Pops Orchestra

Dr. Carrol McLaughlin, DMA University of Arizona,  Masters Juilliard
7686 W. Innutian Court
Tucson, AZ 85743
tel: 520-591-4945
drcarrol@aol.com
ManifestMomentToMoment.com; Distinguished Professor of Harp, University of Arizona

Dr. Christine Vivona, M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., The University of Arizona
5717 North Genematas Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704
tel: 520-293-2272 / 520-256-1655
chrisvivona@comcast.net
www.ChristineVivona.com
play classical jazz and teach classical and jazz; Skype lessons

CALIFORNIA

Mindy Ball, B.M.
401 Brighton Springs
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
tel: 714-342-3800
MindyBall@aol.com
Faculty: Chapman, Biola, Concordia, Vanguard Universities, Cal State University, Fullerton; Limited private teaching

Stephanie Bennett, BM in Harp Performance, University of Michigan (With High Distinction & James B. Angell award); Further study in Advanced Contemporary Harmony and Arranging, Dick Grove School of Music.
PO Box 28-0514
Northridge, CA 91328-0514
tel: 818-377-4085
www.harpworld.com
First Prize Winner, Salvi International Competition of Jazz and Pop Harp. Teaching all ages. Beginners, all styles; advanced harpists, studies in pop, jazz and improvisation.

Maria Casale, B.M., M.M., The juilliard School
12728 Milbank St.
Studio Citiy, CA 91604
tel: 818-762-9111
mariacasaleharp@hotmail.com
Faculty: Pepperdine University

Celia Chan Valerio, B.M., Loma Linda University; M.M. and D.M., Indiana University
11554 Murphy St.
Loma Linda, CA 92354
tel: 909-557-4668
fax: 909-799-1116
celiaharp@aol.com
www.celiaharp.com
Scholarships available.

Ellie Choate, MA California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
tel: 310-613-1847
ellie@harpwoman.com
www.harpwoman.com
Faculty: UC Irvine, CSU Long Beach Cole Conservatory, CSU Fullerton, California Baptist University, private studio

Marcia Dickstein, MusB & M.M., University of Southern California
PO Box 492225
Los Angeles, CA 90049
tel: 310-365-5763
info@debussytrio.com
www.debussytrio.com
Faculty positions: Professor of Harp, Westmont College (Santa Barbara), Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo), CA

Cheryl Ann Fulton, BS, MM, DMA Indiana University
5670 Nottingham Court
El Sobrante, CA 94803
tel: 510-601-8383
fax: 510-601-8383
harpnhorse@sonic.net
magnatune.com / cherylannfulton.com
Faculty Thornton School of Music; Private Studio San Francisco Bay Area and Skype

Karen Gottlieb, B.A., University of Washington-Seattle; M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music
218 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
tel: 415-386-0702
kgharp@pacbell.net
www.kgharp.com
Teaching: San Francisco State University & Mill College, Oakland; Private studio teaching & advanced coaching

Bennetta Heaton, B.M.
47 Rovigo Court
Danville, CA 94526
tel: 925-820-1169

Dr. Linda-Rose Heimbreiker, DMA, MM, Harp Performance, University of North Texas; BM, Harp Performance, University of Southern California
4522 Rainier Drive
Cypress, CA 90630
tel: 714-290-4615
lindarosehembreiker@me.com
www.lindarosehembreiker.com
Faculty: Irvine Valley College; Private studio for all ages and levels

Stephanie Janowski, B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.S., PhD, Stanford University
6546 Bibel Ave
San Jose, CA 95129
tel: 408-366-8810
stephanie@harpeggio.com
www.harpeggio.com
Private lessons - lever and pedal harp, all ages and abilities. Curriculum includes music theory, ABRSM exams, annual recital, annual holiday concert, and ensemble opportunities

Kate Loughrey, BM, The University of Arizona,  MM, The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, FRSM, Fellow of the Royal Schools of Music
3146 Marengo Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
tel: 760-845-0693
kate@californiaharpist.com
www.californiaharpist.com
Private lessons offered in two Southern California locations: Carlsbad (North San Diego County) and Altadena (Los Angeles County). Students of all ages and levels, from beginner to advanced, are welcome. Performance opportunities include annual studio recitals, masterclasses, and community service/volunteer performances. Additionally, students have the option of preparing for Grades 1-8 of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Exams. Intermediate and advanced students may also choose to have further instruction in music theory, music history, arranging, composing, and improvisation as well as ensemble and orchestral coaching.

Bonnie Mohr, Master of Music:Harp Performance -Azusa Pacific University
PO Box 821
Monrovia, CA 91016
tel: 626-357-0355
harpsong1@gmail.com
www.bonnieharpsong.com
Harp professor at Azusa Pacific University and Cal Poly Pomona

Dominique Piana, M.A.
5662 Carnegie Way
Livermore, CA 94550
tel: 925-455-5333
dominiquepiana@comcast.net
dominiquepiana.com / harpiana.com

Laura Porter
PO Box 5253
Fresno, CA 93755
tel: 559-903-3747
Harpporter2@aol.com

Donna Laureen Rickard, University of Southern California, California State University
21791 Eveningside Lane
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2404
tel: 949-433-8123
d.rickard@musician.org
HarpBeatStudio.blogspot.com
Private lessons offered in home studio in Orange County plus worldwide instruction by Skype and Facetime. Pedal and lever harp lessons for all ages, abilities and aspirations. Tutoring for ABRSM and theory also available.

Toni Robinson-Bogart, B.A.
3298 Montagne Way
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
tel: 805-241-0885
TLRB@aol.com
www.tonirobinson.com
Limited private teaching

Jessica Siegel
1601 N. Main Street, Suite 106
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
tel: 925-937-4277
fax: 929-937-1976
hotharp@pacbell.net
www.harpsetc.com

JoAnn Turovsky
1550 Washburn Road
Pasadena, CA 91105
jturovsky@aol.com
Faculty:  University of Southern California Thorton School of Music,  Colburn Conservatory and Colburn School of the Arts

Sonya Shangi Yu, M.M., University of Arizona
814 Oak Grove Drive
San Jose, CA 95129
tel: 408-666-7899
MusicA2G@yahoo.com
MusicA2G.us

CONNECTICUT

Wendy Kerner, B.M., Harp Performance, M.M., Harp Performance, The Juilliard School
17 Hunter Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
wendyellcom@yahoo.com
www.ThemselvesCT.com
Principal Harp, The Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra;  Principal Harp, The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra; Principal Harp, The Norwalk Symphony; CD: Sounds of the Seine, Delos Records; Founding Member of The Fontenay Chamber Players, septet;  Founding Member of The Glorian Duo, Harp and Flute;  Winner of the Artists International Chamber Music Competition;  Winner Silver Prize National Flute Association Chamber Music Competition

Susan Knapp Thomas, B.M.Eastman School of Music
1 Birch Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
tel: 860-690-5328
sharpt2@comcast.net
www.harppro.com
Instructor of Harp, Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford; Skype lessons available

FLORIDA

Kay Kemper, B.M., Harp Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music
8353 B Trent Court
Boca Raton, FL 33433
tel: 561-852-1090
2kzhrp@gmail.com
Private home studio; Faculty: Frost School of Music at University of Miami; Principal Harpist: Palm Beach Opera Orchestra, Palm Beach Symhony, Florida Grand Opera Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra

Susan Knapp Thomas, B.M.Eastman School of Music
3850 SW River's End Way
Palm City, FL 34990
tel: 860-690-5328
sharpt2@comcast.net
www.treasurecoastharp.com
Instructor of Harp, Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford

Mary Brigid Roman, B.M., M.M., Eastman
Florida State University College of Music
Tallahassee, FL 32306
mary.brigid@romanharp.com
Faculty: Florida State University College of Music, Tallahassee, FL

GEORGIA

Lisa Handman, B.A. Music Education, M.S.
905 Big Horn Circle
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: 770-442-9172
fax: 770-442-1893
Lisa@Harpnotes.com
www.harpnotes.com

Tyler Hartley, BM in music performance
331 Justin Drive
Woodstock, GA 30188
tel: 678-457-8396
HarpistTyler@gmail.com
www.HarpistTyler.com
Offering private harp lessons on both lever and pedal harp to students of all ages.

Susan H. Ottzen, B.M., M.Ed., CWRU, Cleveland Institute of Music
1249 Thomas Road
Decatur, GA 30030
tel: 404-378-7756
sotttzen@gmail.com
www.susanottzen.com
previously with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Elisabeth Remy Johnson, Harvard University, A.B.
570 Windsor Pkwy. NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
tel: 404-272-4166
remyjohnson@bellsouth.net
www.elisabethremy.com
Principal Harp, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra;  Harp Instructor at Emory University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University

ILLINOIS

Annette Bjorling, Diplom in Aesthetische Kulturwissenschaften und Angewandte Praxis, Universitaet Hildesheim, Germany  (akin to masters degree - in cultural science & education, with major in music)
721 Case St.
Evanston, IL 60202
tel: 847-475-3905
harp@muziker.org
www.muziker.org

Dr. Erin Freund, DM, Performance Certificate, MM -- Northwestern University,  BM -- Oberlin College
2065 Eldorado Drive
Geneva, IL 60134
tel: 630-864-8489
erin.p.freund@gmail.com
www.erinfreund.com
Harp Instructor at Augustana College; Private studios in Geneva and Rock Island, IL

Lillian Lau, Bachelor of Music & Master of Music, Indiana University Bloomington; Professional Diploma in Orchestral Studies, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
Chicago (and suburbs), IL
tel: 812-391-0730
lillharp@gmail.com
www.LyrebirdEnsemble.com
University of Chicago Department of Music and private harp studio; flute & harp chamber music coaching

Marguerite Lynn Williams, BM, Eastman School of Music, PC, Eastman School of Music, MM, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University
1750 N. Campbell Ave Unit C
Chicago, IL 60647
tel: 773-791-7520
harpiste@gmail.com
www.mlwharp.com
Principal Harp, Lyric Opera of Chicago; Head of Harp, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt Univeristy; Harp Faculty, Trinity International University; Founder & Director, Chicago Harp Ensemble; Founder & General Director, Chicago Harp Quartet

INDIANA

Abigail Crouch Acosta
6502 Kingsbury Way
Zionsville, IN 46077
tel: 317-750-2467
AbigailAcosta.harp@gmail.com
HarpWithAbigail.com

Diane Evans, B.M., Oberlin College
8105 N. Illinois St
Indianapolis, IN 46260
tel: 317-251-4956; cell: 317-797-4299
diakeva@hotmail.com
Principal harp, Indianapolis Symphony; Accepting private students at all levels

Dr. Heaven Hui-Wen Fan, D.M., M.M., & Artist Diploma, Indiana University; B.M., Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
PO Box 7070
Fishers, IN 46038
tel: 317-379-3385
info@heavenfan.com
www.heavenfan.com
Harp faculty at Anderson University & MasterWorks Festival. Founder & director of Anderson University Harp Camp. Winner of the national Anne Adams Award Competition of the American Harp Society and the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Award of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Lilly Endowment. Adjudicator at International Harp Competitions. Pedal & lever harp instruction for all ages and levels.

Erzsebet Gaal Rinne, D.M., Indiana University,  M.M. Illinois State University,  Artist and Teaching Diplomas with honor, Franz University of Music
PO Box 5433
Bloomington, IN 47407
tel: 812-332-0930
fax: 812-336-4556
egaal@harpahungarica.com
www.harpahungarica.com
Faculty, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN, (teach in three locations: Bloomington, Carmel, and Evansville); Meridian Music,Indianapolis, IN; Private Studio, Bloomington, IN; Online Harp Instruction available.

Stephanie Newberry Hall, B.M., Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music, M.M., University of Houston, Moores School of Music
4555 Woodhaven Drive
Zionsville, IN 46077
tel: 7133767155
snewberryhall@gmail.com
www.indianapolisharpist.com
Specializes in Suzuki Harp Instruction

Elizabeth Richter, B.M.Boston University, M.M. Boston University
Ball State University School of Music
Muncie, IN 47306
tel: 765-282-0959
erichter@bsu.edu
www.elizabethrichterharp.com

KENTUCKY

Carol McClure
University of Louisville School of Music
Louisville, KY 40292
abrsmharpteacher@gmail.com
www.harpschool.org
Faculty:  University of Louisville School of Music (www.louisville.edu), Union University, Jackson TN (www.uu.edu),  Artistic Director, The Harp School Inc.
Representative for Tennessee and Kentucky, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music;  Children's Music Resources Editor, St. James Music Press(sjmp.org);  
Competition Judge and Faculty Member, Wales International Harp Festival 2014;  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HarpSchoolInc

Lisa Spurlock Gilmore
8504 Staghorn Dr.
Louisville, KY 40242
tel: 502-744-8899
harp@lisaspurlock.com
www.lisaspurlock.com / www.LouisvilleHarpAcademy.com; Louisville Harp Academy - Founder and Director ; Indiana University Southeast - Harp Faculty

LOUISIANA

Barbara Belew
4022 Wooded Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
tel: 337-477-4545
bbelew@mcneese.edu
Associate Professor: McNeese State University; Lake Charles Symphony; Rapides Symphony Orchestra

Rachel Van Voorhees, M.M., Yale University,  B.F.A., SUNY College at Purchase
179 Bellaire Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124
tel: 504-909-3756
RachelVV@aol.com
rachelvanvoorhees.com
Principal Harp, Louisiana Philharmonic and New Orleans Opera; Faculty, Loyola University; Solo Harpist, Windsor Court Hotel; Private Studio Teaching

MARYLAND

Jacqueline Pollauf, M.M. and B.M. Peabody Conservatory of Music
Lutherville, MD 21093
tel: 443-846-8437
jpharp@jpharp.com
www.jpharp.com
Faculty: American University, Baltimore School for the Arts, Goucher College, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Rebecca Anstine Smith, M.M. The Peabody Conservatory of Music,  B.A. Dickinson College
1796 Reading Street
Crofton, MD 21114
tel: 301-261-0303
rasmith55@gmail.com
www.marylandharpist.com
Faculty: St. Mary's College of Maryland, Anne Arundel Community College, University of Maryland, College Park (1985-2010)

MASSACHUSETTS

Tara Alterman, MA Yale School of Music, BA Manhattan School of Music
Granby, MA 01033
tel: 413-896- 4738
harpgoddess@gmail.com
www.heavenlyelegance.com
Private harp instruction, all ages and levels, group lessons; Mount Holyoke College, Adjunct Professor of Harp

Krysten Keches, B.A., Harvard University; Graduate Diploma, Australian National University School of Music (U.S. Fulbright Scholarship); M.M. New England Conservatory
437 Columbus Ave. #3
Boston, MA 02116
tel: 508-272-9659
keches@gmail.com
www.krystenkeches.com
Krysten Keches is an orchestral harpist, soloist, chamber musician, and teacher based in Boston. She currently serves as the harp coach for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and offers private instruction for all ages and levels.

Michele Pinet, B.M., Harp; with highest distinction, The University of Kansas; M.M., Harp Performance, New England Conservatory of Music
36 Kilsythe Road
Arlington, MA 02476
tel: 781-646-4460
fax: 781-646-4460
michele@michelepinet.com
www.michelepinet.com
Individualized lessons to help achieve student goals; accepting all ages and levels of ability; telephone communication preferred

Felice Pomeranz, B.M. Classical Harp- New England Conservatory, Boston, MA,  M.M. Jazz Studies, with Academic Honors- New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
379 Old Lancaster Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
tel: 978-443-0656
fax: 978-443-6442
felice@gildedharps.com
www.gildedharps.com
Faculty: Professor of Harp, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA; Private Studio: Sudbury, MA; FaceTime, Skype, and videoconferencing lessons available; Classical, Chamber Music, and Business Coaching; Specializing in Jazz and Popular Styles; See our Facebook page -- Gildedharps!

MICHIGAN

Leda Maria Pap-Nagy, Conservatory of Music, Bucharest, Romania
14057 Country Walk Blvd.
Belleville, MI 48111
tel: 734-697-7633
fax: 734-697-7633
ledampn@comcast.net
www.harpandbeyond.com
National Award Winner in Harp; International Award Winnter in Harp and Composition; Private studio in Michigan, Metro Detroit area

Martha Lynn Waldvogel-Warren, M.M. Manhattan School of Music, B.M. University of Miami
1320 Waukazoo Drive
Holland, MI 49424
tel: 616-786-2881
waldvogel@hope.edu
www.waldvogelwarren.com
Faculty : Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division

NEBRASKA

Mary Walter Bircher, B.M. Peabody Institute of Music,  CCM, Certified Clinical Musician, Harp for Healing
1522 South 32 Ave.
Omaha, NE 68105
tel: 402-203-7005
mwbircher@gmail.com
bircherandbirchermusic.com
Faculty, University of Nebraska Lincoln

NEVADA

Kristie Smith, Doctor of Music, Harp Performance, Minor in Music Theory--Indiana University (doctoral candidate); Master of Music, Harp Performance--Indiana University; Bachelor of Music, Harp and Piano Performance--University of Arizona
9828 Giant Steps Ct.
Las Vegas, NV 89141
tel: 702-575-2793
kristieannesmith@gmail.com
www.kristiesmithharpist.com
Kristie Smith is a soloist, chamber music artist, and music teacher based in Las Vegas. She is also adjunct faculty at Dixie State University.

NEW JERSEY

Dr. Elaine Christy, M.M., University of Kansas; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music
197 Princeton Ave.
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: 609-688-0656
harpdma@gmail.com
www.elainechristy.com
Harp Instructor, Princeton University (www.music.princeton.edu)

Frances Duffy, BFA and MM in harp performance, Carnegie Mellon Univ,  MM in Orchestral Performance (harp) Manhattan School of Music
44 Mountain Ave.
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
tel: 917-975-8719
francesduffy99@gmail.com
Faculty, Thurnauer School of Music, Hoboken School of Music, former Faculty, Brevard Music Center and Hartwick Summer Music Festival. Principal Harp with Wheeling Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic and Allentown Symphony.

Oksana M. Kessous, Manhattan School of Music Professional studies; Moscow State Conservatory: B.A., M.A., D.M.A.
East Windsor, NJ 08520
tel: 917-579-1833
KSUSHA11215@yahoo.com
www.HARP4you.com
Harp Instructor: Private Studio: harp, piano

NEW YORK

Kathryn Andrews, Manhattan School of Music: M.M., Orchestral Performance, Mannes College The New School for Music: M.M., Harp Performance
185 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027
tel: 973-420-8434
kathrynandrewsharp@gmail.com
www.kathrynandrews.com
Young Artist Harp Seminar, Prep Division Co-Director; The Dwight School (New York), Harp Faculty

Elizabeth Huntley, M.M., New England Conservatory
PO Box 278
Greenfield Center, NY 12833
tel: 518-893-7495
ElizabethHarp@juno.com
www.emhuntley.com
Faculty: Skidmore College; Principal Harp, Glens Falls Symphony

Sonja Inglefield
39 Forest Place
Fredonia, NY 14063
tel: 716-679-0568
Sonja.Inglefield@fredonia.edu

Karen L. Lindquist, Juilliard BM. MM
450 West End Ave. #3A
New York, NY 10024
tel: 917-548-6612
speyquist@earthlink.net

Alyssa Hess Reit, B.M.,M.M. The Juilliard School
5 Dogwood Road
Mahopac, NY 10541
tel: 914-248-0366; 212-946-1363
alyssa@alyssareit.com
alyssareit.com
Faculty: Manhattan School of Music, Pre-College Division, Hunter College, Music Conservatory of Westchester,EMS Summer String Festival; Private Studio

Kristi Shade, Manhattan School of Music, Precollege Division
118 West 112th Street #3C
New York, NY 10026
tel: 770-827-7261
kristishade@gmail.com
www.kristishade.com / www.duoscorpio.com

Laura Sherman, DMA Harp & MM Music Theory, University of Michigan,  MM Harp, Yale University,  BM Harp, Queens College/CUNY
New York, NY
tel: 917-697-3667
busytuning@gmail.com
wickedharp.com
Harpist at Wicked on Broadway and founder of Gotham Harp Publishing

Karen L. Strauss, B.A., Long Island University
45 Fir Drive
Roslyn, Long Island, NY 11576
tel: 516-484-9554
Harpist@optonline.net

NORTH CAROLINA

Jacquelyn Bartlett, Oberlin Conservatory
20 Vauxhall Place
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
tel: 757-818-4869
HARPJB@YAHOO.COM
www.uncsa.edu / www.firepinktrio.com
Artist Faculty, University of North Carolina School of the Arts; Founder and Harpist, FIRE PINK TRIO; Studios in Chapel Hill and Winston-Salem, NC; All ages and abilities welcome!

OHIO

Jude Mollenhauer, B.Mus., The Curtis Institute of Music; M.A., University of Pennsylvania
3012 Melford Road
Columbus, OH 43221
tel: 614-487-9321 (private studio)
fax: 614-487-9321 (call first)
judarpa@att.net
Principal Harp: Columbus Symphony Orchestra; Faculty: Otterbein University, Westerville, OH 43081; Capital University, Columbus, OH 43209

Jeanne Z. Norton, Bachelor Music, Cleveland Institute of Music
2075 Cheshire Road
Columbus, OH 43221
tel: 614-486-8567
jnorton214@aol.com
www.music.osu.edu / www.Cosmostrio.org
Principal: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra,harpist: CSO, Opera Naples; Faculty: OSU School of Music, Wittenberg University Dept. of Music

Ni Yan, B.M. Shenyang Conservatory of Music, China;  M.M. University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
6239 Muirloch Drive
Dublin, OH 43017
tel: 614-563-8349
nyan@columbus.rr.com / yann@denison.edu
Faculty: Denison University, Granville, OH 43023; Private Studio

OKLAHOMA

Lorelei Kaiser Barton, Oral Roberts University - BM in Harp Performance, Music Education, Bachelor and Masters degrees in Music Therapy, Orchestra and Chamber Music; The University of Tulsa - BM in Harp Performance, Music Education, BA in Music, BA in Music Composition, BM in Arts Management, Minor in Film Scoring, Orchestra, Chamber Music, Harp Ensemble; Tulsa Community College - Associates Degree in Music Performance (harp)
711 South Allegheny Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112
tel: 918-520-4041
lkbenterprises@sbcglobal.net
www.tulsaharp.com
Course offerings and opportunities
Oral Roberts University - 28 years; The University of Tulsa - 15 years; Tulsa Community College - 15 years; Lamont School of Music, University of Denver BM in Harp Performance; Studied with Jane Kauffman Brye, Suzann Davids, Alice Chalifoux

OREGON

Carole Bellinger (Kawahara), B.S., M.S., (Microbiology) California State Polytechnic University; PhD.,(Microbiology) UCLA; M.A., (Harp Performance) San Jose State University
West Linn, OR 97068
tel: 503-655-4327
harpist@centurylink.net
www.carolebellinger.com

PENNSYLVANIA

Lucy Clark Scandrett, BM Harp Performance Oberlin College Conservatory, MM Musicology Converse College
400 Tahoe Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
tel: 412-491-6555
lucy@blondeharpist.com
blondeharpist.com
Past President AHS; AHS Lifetime Achievement Award

Andrea Wittchen, M.M., Eastman School of Music
1885 Dartford Road
Bethlehem, PA 18015
tel: 610-868-3630
awittchen@verizon.net
www.andreawittchen.com
Faculty: Lehigh University, Moravian College; www.thewittcheninitiative.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

Nancy Brennand, Northwestern University
271 Vermillion Drive
Little River, SC 29566
nbrennand@aol.com
Principal harpist of the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, formerly with New York City Opera, American Symphony,and Hudson Valley Philharmonic; Experience as a harpist on Broadway and with the Brennand Gates Harp & Flute Duo and American Harp Duo; I teach the Renie Method, My former teachers were Mildred Dilling, Marcel Grandjany and Alberto Salvi.

TENNESSEE

Kirsten Agresta Copely, M.M., B.M., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
1508 Kinnard Dr.
Franklin, TN 37064
tel: 212-851-6387
nycharp1@gmail.com
www.kirstenagresta.com
Affiliated Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Gina Neupert, B.M., M.M.
803 Culbreath Rd.
Covington, TN 38019
tel: 901-326-4748
neupertg@rhodes.edu / professorgina@gmail.com
mmmharp.com
Faculty: Rhodes College; Director: The Rita Crocker Conservatory, The High Strung Harpists; The Rhodes Harp Ensemble; Lyon & Healy Authorized Representative

Marian Shaffer, B.A., M.A. (Mimi Allen)
8494 Bergen Cove
Cordova, TN 38018
tel: 901-758-1723
marianshaffer@gmail.com
Faculty: Vanderbilt University, University of Memphis, Sewanee Summer Music Festival (University of the South, Sewanee, TN); Principal Harp: Memphis Symphony, Opera Memphis, Ballet Memphis, Iris Orchestra

Phyllis Taylor Sparks, B.M. and M.M. University of Michigan,  M.M. Belmont University
P.O. Box 41807
Nashville, TN 37204
tel: 615-333-0804
Harpist1@comcast.net
phyllissparks.com
Adjunct Harp Instructor Tennessee State University and Western Kentucky University. Private harp studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Member of The Nashville String Machine Recording Orchestra. Seven solo recordings on Voyager Records.

TEXAS

Jaymee Haefner, D.M. Indiana University; B.M., M.M. University of Arizona
2216 Acorn Bend
Denton, TX 76210
tel: 940-565-3739
jaymee.haefner@unt.edu
www.TheProfessionalHarpist.com
Harp, Theory, Director of Undergraduate Studies: University of North Texas College of Music; Secretary and Southwest Regional Director, American Harp Society; Treasurer, World Harp Congress; National Harp Associations Liaison, World Harp Congress Review

Sydney Payne Howell, BM North Texas University,  MM-Harp New England Conservatory
100 Devon Ct.
Weatherford, TX 76087
tel: 817-713-1966
fax: 817-341-0167
sydney@harpsofgold.com
harpsofgold.com
Suzuki Specialist; 40 years teaching experience

Alice Spero Keene, B.M., University of Michigan; additional study, Indiana University, Salzedo School/Camden, Maine
810 Venado Hills
San Antonio, TX 78260
tel: 830-714-5028
keenalice@aol.com
www.harpistalicekeene.com
Faculty: University of Illinois (retired); Professional harpist; private studio; also available for recitals, masterclasses

Delaine Fedson Leonard, M.M. University of Texas at Austin, B.M. University of Northern Iowa, additional studies as the Salzedo School with Alice Chalifoux
PO Box 29405
Austin, TX 78755
tel: 512-335-6249
delaine@harpist.net
www.harpist.net
Butler School of Music, Austin TX; Southwestern University, Georgetown TX; Winthrop University, Rock Hill SC; Austin Metropolitan Suzuki School, Austin TX;  Registered Suzuki Association Harp Teacher Trainer

Emily Mitchell, ARCM Royal College of Music, London; BM Eastman
9223 E Canyon Lake Springs Dr.
Cypress, TX 77433
tel: 281-213-4945
fax: 281-213-4945
memilym1@aol.com
emilymitchell.com
Adjunct faculty, Stephen F Austin State University; Sam Houston State University

Moira Greyland Peat, BM Music Performance University of Redlands, MM Music Performance University of Nevada, Reno
1612 Tulare Drive
Allen, TX 75002
tel: 510-599-7828
Moiragreyland@me.com
www.moiragreyland.net
I specialize in hand and body ergonomics, and harp technique from beginning to advanced. I also teach singing, and have founded two opera companies from my vocal students. I can coach the Celtic performer in Gaelic singing and performance practice.

VIRGINIA

Elizabeth Blakeslee, B.M., M.M.
3006 Woodlawn Ave.
Falls Church, VA 22042
tel: 703-975-1132
elizabethblakeslee@gmail.com
blakesleeharp.com
Second harp, National Symphony Orchestra; harp instructor, George Mason University, Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Melissa Tardiff Dvorak, BM and MM, Harp Performance, The Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University
7207 Idylwood Ct.
Falls Church, VA 22043
tel: 703-748-4990
melissa@capitolharpist.com
www.capitolharpist.com
additional studies at the Salzedo School

WEST VIRGINIA

Christine Mazza, B.A.Ohio University M.M.Cleveland Institute of Music
612 Poplar Woods Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505
tel: 304-598-2569
fax: 304-598-2569
christinemazza.harpist@gmail.com
christinemazzaharpist.com
Faculty: West Virginia University

INTERNATIONAL

Karen Rokos, B.M., M.M. Indiana University
1083 Queen St. #136
Halifax, NS B3H0B2
tel: 902-221-7471
karen@harpmail.com
www.karenrokosharp.com
Symphony Nova Scotia, Certified Lyon & Healy/Salvi Harp Technician

Lanalee de Kant Montgomery
2, rue de Rome
67000 Strasbourg,
tel: 33(3) 88-61-08-82
fax: 33(3) 88-61-08-82
106612.1066@compuserve.com
At Concordia University Wisconsin fall semesters (September through November) and available for performances and special occasions in the Milwaukee area. Please always make contact by e-mail.

Moira Karen Vaughan
94 Grimsdyke Road - Hatch End
Pinner, Middlesex HA5 4PW
tel: +44 20 8421 1817
mkvharpist@aol.com
www.ram.ac.uk
Head of Harp Department, Royal Academy of Music, London