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.

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Rebecca Reinhard Foreman, B.M., M.M., University of Southern California
5520 Agave Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704
tel: 520-909-2723 / 520-292-9190
Principal Harp: Tucson Pops Orchestra; private studio

Laura Goldstein, M.M.
6620 East Sandra Terrace
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
tel: 480-809-2299
Private lessons from beginner to advanced: lever and pedal harps

Carrol Mae McLaughlin, Masters, Juilliard, Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Arizona
6973 E Calle Marte
Tucson, AZ 85710
tel: 520-591-4945
email: /
I am 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
Harp II, Tucson Symphony; classical & jazz teaching


Mindy Ball, B.M.
429 Robinson Drive
Tustin, CA 92782
tel: 714-630-5887
Faculty: Chapman, Biola, Concordia, Vanguard Universities, Cal State University, Fullerton; Limited private teaching

Peggy Brown
4049 San Juan Ave
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
tel: 916-944-8360
916-606-0810 (cell)
fax: 916-944-8360

Maria Casale, BM Juilliard School 1984
MM Juilliard School 1985
Studio City, CA 91604
tel: 818-762-9111
Faculty Pepperdine University, CSUN, Private Studio

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

Marcia Dickstein, B.M., M.M., University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90049
tel: 310-365-5763
Faculty: California State University, Long Beach, Westmont College, Santa Barbara

Mary Dropkin, Bachelor of Music, Harp Performance University of Southern California
1018 Lake Forest Drive
Claremont, CA 91711-2529
tel: 909-626-8457
email: /
Faculty: University of Redlands, Pomona College; Principal Harp: Redlands Symphony, Riverside County Philharmonic, San Bernardino Symphony, Desert Symphony; Active chamber musician; Private lessons in home studio

Dr. Cheryl Ann Fulton, B.S., M.M., D.M.A., Indiana University
5670 Nottingham Court
El Sobrante, CA 94803
tel: 510-601-8383
Faculty, USC Thornton School of Music, Early Music and Historical Harp; Touch & Tone Technique for Harp; Private studies in Oakland/Berkeley, South Bay, El Sobrante and lessons via Skyp

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
Teaching: San Francisco State University & Mill College, Oakland; Private studio teaching & advanced coaching

Moira Greyland, Bachelor of Music Performance, University of Redlands
Master of Music Performance, University of Nevada, Reno
5481 Olinda Road
El Sobrante, CA 94803
tel: 510-599-7828
fax: 510-599-7828
I specialize in harp ergonomics, maximizing comfort and freedom. I teach all levels and all ages and I also teach singing at all levels, specializing in opera and Celtic music. I can help you do what you want to do, better than you ever thought you could do it.

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

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
Private lessons - lever and pedal harp, all ages and abilities. Curriculum includes music theory, ABRSM exams, annual recital, annual holiday concert, and ensemble opportunities

Bonnie Mohr, B.A., M.M.
PO Box 821 163 El Nido
Monrovia, CA 91016
tel: 626 357-0355
fax: 626 357-0355
Applied Music Faculty: Azusa Pacific University, Cal Poly Pomona

Melissa E. Morgan, B.A., Pepperdine University
416 University Place
San Diego, CA 92103
tel: 619-995-0305
Professional recording artist

Dominique Piana, M.A.
5662 Carnegie Way
Livermore, CA 94550
tel: 925-455-5333
fax: 925-455-5255
email: /
Faculty: Holy Names University, Oakland; Private studio: all levels; Specialties: harp pedagogy, literature, history

Laura Porter, BA, Mills College
MM, University of Southern California
PO Box 5253
Fresno, CA 93755
tel: 1-888-477-1487
Principal Harp, Fresno Philharmonic

Erica Powell, B.M., Eastman School of Music
79960 Castille Dr
La Quinta, CA 92253
tel: 760-799-4277
Private studio: all ages and levels; Registered with ABRSM USA

Donna Rickard, University of Southern California; Cal State University, Long Beach
21791 Eveningside Lane
Lake Forest, CA 92630
tel: 949-830-6578
fax: 949-830-6578
Private studio: pedal & lever harp instruction 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
Limited private teaching

Linda Wood Rollo
15735 Peach Hill Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
tel: 408-399-3426

Jessica Siegel
1601 N. Main Street Suite 106
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
tel: 925-937-4277
fax: 929-937-1976

Dr. Brian Swager, BM - University of Akron, MM - Indiana University, DM - Indiana University
Allegro Fuoco 140 South Van Ness #419
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: 415-551-7866

Carolyn Sykes, B.F.A., M.F.A., Harp Performance, California Institute of Arts
922 N Craig Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
tel: 626-791-6262
fax: 626-791-6210
email: /

JoAnn Turovsky
Faculty: University of Southern California, Thorton School of Music, Colburn Conservatory and Colburn School of the Arts

Sonya S Yu, M.M, University of Arizona, USA, Music Education, BA, National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
San Jose, CA 95129
tel: 408-657-8153


Barbara Weiger Lepke Sims, M.M., The Juilliard School; B.M.E., M.B.A., University of Colorado; MHTP, Certified Music Practitioner
14195 W Amhearst Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228
tel: 303-989-3520
Faculty: Regis University, Colorado Christian University


Rebecca Flannery, B.M., SUNY at Stony Brook, M.M., Yale School of Music
21 High Field Drive
Burlington, CT 06013
tel: 860-675-0228
fax: 860-675-0027

Wendy Kerner, Master of Music in Harp Performance, The Juilliard School
Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance, The Juilliard School
17 Hunter Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
tel: 203-554-0267
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; Adjunct Professor of Harp, Sacred Heart University

Susan Knapp Thomas, Studies with Barbara Pniewska, Phyllis Wright, Eileen Malone
B.M. Eastman, Applied Harp
1 Birch Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Founder, Director, Instructor, Connecticut Valley Harp Intensive Summer Camp


Cameron Huster, B.M., harp performance, Florida State University; M.M., harp performance, Mannes College-The New School University
520 Ridgeway Blvd
DeLand, Fl 32724
tel: 386-801-0791
Adjunct harp professor at Stetson University; also teaches private lessons and through Stetson University Community School of the Arts

Ann Hobson Pilot, B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music; Honorary Doctorate, Tufts University, Bridgewater State College
310 Osprey Point Drive
Osprey, FL 34229
tel: 941-966-6604
cell: 617-320-0948
Available for lessons through New College of Sarasota as well as privately

Mary Brigid Roman, B.M., M.M., Eastman
Florida State University College of Music
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Faculty: Florida State University College of Music, Tallahassee, FL

Susan Knapp Thomas, Studies with Barbara Pniewska, Phyllis Wright, Eileen Malone
B.M. Eastman, Applied Harp
3850 SW River's End Way
Palm City, FL 34990
tel: 860-690-5328
Founder, Director, Instructor, Connecticut Valley Harp Intensive Summer Camp


Lisa Handman, Attended Indiana Universtiy; BM Montclair State University; MS Fairleigh Dickinson University
905 Big Horn Circle
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: 770-442-9172
fax: 770-442-1893
Cell 404-401-5032
Private teacher and Skype teacher of Pedal and Lever Harp; Director, Atlanta Heart Strings Harp Ensemble

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

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


Annette Bjorling, Diplom (akin to Masters) für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Aesthetische Praxis, Universität Hildesheim, Germany
721 Case St
Evanston, IL 60202
tel: 847-475-3905
various styles of harps, (m)any styles of music, any level, any age - private individual and group lessons, harp circles and class recitals.

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

Lillian Lau, B.M., M.M., Indiana University; Orchestral Diploma, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
tel: 812-391-0730
University of Chicago Department of Music and private harp studio; flute & harp chamber music coaching

Faye Seeman, B.M., Eastern Michigan University; M.M., Boston University
1160 E. Paddock Drive
Palatine, IL 60074
tel: 847-209-9031
Teach at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL and Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

Brittany E. Smith, DipABRSM, Harp Performance
Barrington, IL 60010
tel: 847-204-5773
Registered Suzuki Harp Teacher

Marguerite Lynn Williams, BM, PC Eastman School of Music; MM Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL 60612
tel: 773-791-7520
Principal Harp, Lyric Opera of Chicago; Founder & Director, Chicago Harp Ensemble; Founder, Chicago Harp Quartet; Private lessons, lever & pedal, all ages/levels, chamber music coachings, audition prep


Abigail Crouch Acosta, LRSM (Harp Performance & Teaching)
6502 Kingsbury Way
Zionsville, IN 46077
tel: 317-750-2467
Ms. Acosta teaches The Angel Harp Method, and examines her students with the ABRSM system.

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

Dr. Heaven Fan, D.M., M.M. Artist Diploma, Indiana University
PO Box 7070
Fishers, IN 46038
tel: 317-379-3385
Professor of Harp, Anderson University; Harp Faculty, MasterWorks Festival

Dr. Erzsébet Gaál 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 47407-5433
tel: 812-332-0930
fax: 812-336-4556
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.

Elizabeth Richter, B.M., M.M., Boston University
Ball State University School of Music
Muncie, IN 47306
tel: 765-282-0959
Professor of Harp, Ball State University

Suzanne Young-Davids, J.D., M.F.A., M.A., B.M., Oberlin
22730 Weatherby Lane
Elkhart, IN 46514
tel: 574-849-4486
Faculty: Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN; Indiana University/South Bend, South Bend, IN; Notre Dame University, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN: Goshen College, Goshen, IN; Lake Michigan College, Berrien Springs, MI


Elaine Humphreys Cook, B.M., University of Cincinnati/College-Conservatory of Music; M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music
314 Given Ave
Lexington, KY 40502
tel: 859-233-1327

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


Barbara Belew
4022 Wooded Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
tel: 337-477-4545
fax: 337-475-5063
Associate Professor: McNeese State University; Lake Charles Symphony; Rapides Symphony Orchestra


Dr. Anastasia Pike, Ed.D., Columbia University; M.M., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University; Salzedo School
P.O. Box 1113
Ft. Meade, MD 20755
tel: 703-593-4584
Faculty, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Jacqueline Pollauf, M.M. and B.M. Peabody Conservatory of Music
Lutherville, MD 21093
tel: 443-846-8437
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
Faculty: St. Mary's College of Maryland, Anne Arundel Community College, University of Maryland, College Park (1985-2010)


Sally M. Elliott, B.M., M.Ed., Tufts University
472 Powder Mill Road
Concord, MA 01742

Teresa Mango, B.A., William Paterson University; M.M., Manhattan School of Music
PO Box 1047
Stockbridge, MA 01262
tel: 413-298-4844
Associate Faculty: The Hotchkiss School, Lakerville, CT; Miss Hall's School, Pittsfield, MA; Harp Instructor: Westover School, Middlebury, CT; The Taft School, Watertown, CT; Bard College at Simons Rock, Great Barrington, MA

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
Individualized lessons to help achieve student goals; accepting all ages and levels of ability

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: 977-844-36442
Faculty: Professor of Harp, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA;  Private Studio: Sudbury, MA; Skype Lessons available; Classical, Chamber Music, and Business Coaching; Specializing in Jazz and Popular Styles;  See our Facebook page -- Gildedharps!


Joan Elaine Holland
6216 Lower Valley Ct
Grawn, MI 49637

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

Martha Waldvogel-Warren, B.M., Ball State University; M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
1320 Waukazoo Drive
Holland, MI 49424
tel: 616-786-2881
Adjunct Professor, Grand Valley State University; Harp Instructor, Hope College; private studio


Darice E. Augustson, B.M., University of St. Francis
1002 S Weller
Springfield, MO 65804
tel: 417-773-0437
Harp Instructor, Missouri State University, Drury University


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
Principal Harp, Omaha Symphony. Accepting students at all levels, beginner to advanced, lever and pedal.


Stephanie Curcio
2 Davenport Drive
Londonderry, NH 03053
tel: 603-818-4198


Marina Roznitovsky Oster
3472 Mashie Drive
Sparks, NV 89431
tel: 775-772-9832

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
Kristie Smith is a soloist, chamber music artist, and music teacher based in Las Vegas. She is also adjunct faculty at Dixie State University.


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
Harp Instructor, Princeton University (

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
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 Kessous, Professional Studies Degree, Manhattan School of Music; Doctoral and Masters Degrees, Moscow State Conservatory
19 Picasso Court
East Windsor, NJ 08520
tel: 917-579-1833
Private lessons from beginner to advanced, lever and pedal harps


Kathryn Andrews, M.M. Manhattan School of Music (Orchestral Performance), M.M. Mannes College of Music
190 Claremont Avenue #1C
New York, NY 10027
tel: 973-420-8434
Private studio in New York and New Jersey. Young Artists Harp Seminar PREP Division faculty.

Nan Gullo Bassett, B.S., Juilliard School of Music; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music
501 Stoutenburgh Lane
Pittsford, NY 14534
tel: 585-218-0235
Teacher at Eastman Community Music School, Houghton College

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

Sonja Inglefield
39 Forest Place
Fredonia, NY 14063
tel: 716-679-0568

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

Riza Printup
New York, NY 10032
tel: 646-895-0735

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

Geraldine Ruegg
60 Cedar Lane
Bronxville, NY 10708
tel: 914-337-5966

Kristi Shade, M.M. Manhattan School of Music, B.M. University of Miami
118 W. 112th St. #3C
New York, NY 10026
tel: 770-827-7261
Faculty : Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division

Dr. Laura Sherman, BM harp, Queens College; MM harp, Yale University; DMA harp and MM in music theory, University of Michigan
135 W. 79 St #8D
New York, NY 10024
tel: 917-697-3667
Harpist at "Wicked" on Broadway & Founder of Gotham Harp Publishing

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

Dr. Jessica Suchy-Pilalis, M.M., M.A., Eastman School of Music; D.Mus., Indiana University
The Crane School of Music
State University of New York at Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676
tel: 315-267-2447 / 717-737-4277
Professor of Harp & Music Theory; also teaching at Crane Youth Music, a two-week summer camp for pre-college musicians


Jacquelyn Bartlett, Interlochen Arts Academy; Oberlin Conservatory
801 E Woodcroft Pkwy., #2921
Durham, NC 27713
tel: 919-381-6642
email: and
Artist Faculty/Professor of Harp; University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Harpist, FIRE PINK TRIO


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)
Principal Harp: Columbus Symphony Orchestra; Faculty: Otterbein University, Westerville, OH 43081; Capital University, Columbus, OH 43209

Jeanne Norton, Bachelor Music, Cleveland Institute of Music
2075 Cheshire Road
Columbus, OH 43221
tel: 614-486-8567
Principal: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra,harpist: CSO, Opera Naples; Faculty: OSU School of Music, Wittenberg University Dept. of Music

James Predovich, BM The Ohio State University, MM University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, DMA The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music-in progress
Columbus, OH 43231
tel: 614-915-7412
Areas of specialization: theory, tone production, and note reading. Rental harps available!

Xiao Lei Salovara, BM,MM,AD from Cleveland Institute of Music
2681 Brian Dr
Parma, OH 44134
tel: 440-842-1819
fax: 440-842-6345

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: 614-766-4048
Faculty: Denison University, Granville, OH 43023; Private Studio


Lorelei Kaiser Barton, Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver
711 S. Allegheny Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74112
tel: 918-832-0934
On the faculties at University of Tulsa (13 years),Oral Roberts University (26 years, Tulsa Community College (13 years). Colleges have harp performance major degrees, music education degrees, orchestra and harp ensemble opportunities. Also maintains a private Studio and is Director of the Midwest Harp Ensemble, and creator and director of the 14 year-old Midwest Harp Festival.


Carole Bellinger, 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


Professor Gloria Galante, M.M., B.S., CMP
PO Box 733
Morrisville, PA 19067
tel: 215-342-9397
Westchester University Harp Program; GMG Harp Forum (Summer camp)

Lucy Clark Scandrett, B.M., Oberlin (Harp Performance); M.M., Converse University
400 Tahoe Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
tel: 724-327-8363 / 412-491-6555
fax: 724-327-8363
Faculty: Chatham University, Indiana University of PA, Seton Hill University, CAPA, Geneva College; Principal Harp: CLO, McKeesport Symphony, Gateway to the Arts; formerly Principal Harp, Pittsburgh Baller/Opera Orchestra

Andrea G. Wittchen, M.M., Eastman School of Music
1885 Dartford Road
Bethlehem, PA 18015
tel: 610-868-3630
Faculty: Lehigh University, Moravian College;


Margaret Day
PO Box 1602
Westerly, RI 02891
tel: 401-596-2794
Private Studio


Nancy Brennand, B.M.E., Northwestern University
271 Vermillion Dr
Little River, SC 29566
Principal, Long Bay Symphony (SC), Wilmington Symphony (NC); previously with American Symphony, NYC Opera


Kirsten Agresta-Copely, Master of Music, Harp Performance - Indiana University
Bachelor of Music, Harp Performance - Indiana University
tel: 212-851-6387
Faculty: Affiliated Artist at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY; Private Harp Studio

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

Marian Jackson Shaffer, B.A., M.A. (Mimi Allen)
8494 Bergen Cove
Cordova, TN 38018
tel: 901-758-1723
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
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.


Dr. Gail Barber, B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.D. (M.A.), Open International University for Complementary Medicines and Medicina Alternative Institute (Alma Ata 1962), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1996
PO Box 53190
Lubbock, TX 79453
tel: 806-799-3320
fax: 806-799-5528
Faculty: Texas Tech University; Principal Harp: Roswell Symphony

Nelda Etheredge, University of Incarnate Word - music education
University of Houston - applied harp
6338 North New Braunfels Box 192
San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: 210-473-8399
Adjunct Faculty - Trinity University - harp instructor; Director of Sunday Harp Circle
President San Antonio American Harp Society Chapter;
Private Studio - harp students; Perform in San Antonio and surrounding area

Delaine Leonard Fedson, 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
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

Dr. Jaymee Haefner, D.M. Indiana University; B.M., M.M. University of Arizona
2216 Acorn Bend
Denton, TX 76210
tel: 940-565-3739
fax: 940-808-0895 (please call first)
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 P. Howell, B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., New England Conservatory
100 Devon Ct.
Weatherford, TX 76087
tel: 817-341-0167
fax: 817-341-0167
Suzuki specialist; been teaching for 40 years; Suzuki harps - 20 years

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
Faculty: University of Illinois (retired); Professional harpist; private studio; also available for recitals, masterclasses

Emily Mitchell, Royal College of Music, London, ARCM
Eastman School of Music, BM with Performer's Certificate
9223 E Canyon Lake Springs Dr
Cypress, TX 77433
tel: 281-213-4945
Harp Adjunct, School of Music, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Abigail Lee Jackson Sliva, Doctor of Music, harp performance, The Moores School of Music; Master of Music, harp performance, The Cleveland Institute of Music; Bachelor of Music, harp performance, The Cleveland Institute of Music
Houston, TX 77095
tel: 630-577-7932
Abigail Sliva teaches beginning-advanced harpists.


Heidi Soons, B.A., performance, University of Vermont; private study with Jane Weidensaul
1506 Clay Point Road
Colchester, VT 05446
tel: 802-893-4916
Principal Harp, Vermont Symphony Orchestra; Instructor, UVM (Burlington), Middlebury College, St. Michaels College; VSO 'Symphony Kids' school programs; all levels, all styles


Hye-Yun Chung Bennett, Juilliard,Professional Study Plan. M.A., Calif. State Univ., L.A. CA. Susann McDonald's former T.A.; Adjunct Professor,Harp & Piano @ Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.
2736 Meadow Dr. W.
Chesapeake, VA 23321
tel: 757-676-1048

Elizabeth Blakeslee, B.M., M.M.
3006 Woodlawn Ave
Falls Church, VA 22042
tel: 703-975-1132
Second Harp: National Symphony Orchestra; Faculty: George Mason University

Elisa Smith Dickon, BM, MM Cleveland Institute of Music; MS in education Old Dominion University; Teacher Certificate American Montessori Society
1785 Tait Terrace
Norfolk, VA 23509
tel: 757-624-3721
Private Studio in my home

Melissa Tardiff Dvorak, B.M., M.M., The Peabody Conservatory of Music
2132 Hutichson Grove Court
Falls Church, VA 22043
tel: 703-748-4990


Paula Smith, M.S. ED., M.M.
309 Red Cedar Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
tel: 715-308-0297
Faculty: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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

Lanalee deKant Montgomery
2, rue de Rome
67000 Strasbourg, FRANCE France
tel: 33(3) 88-61-08-82
fax: 33(3) 88-61-08-82
At Concordia University Wisconsin (Mequon) from September through November every year. Please always make contact by e-mail.

Karen Vaughan, LRAM, FRAM Royal Academy of Music, London
94 Grimsdyke Roaf Hatch End
Pinner, Middlesex HA5 4PW United Kingdom
tel: +44 20 8421 1817
Head of Harp, Royal Academy of Music, London; Co-principal harp, London Symphony Orchestra; Associate Artistic Director, World Harp Congress