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Pheobe S.

5 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Pheobe S.

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I believe lessons should be fun and expansive journeys. I enjoy truly connecting with each student in a light, enjoyable atmosphere.

Lessons are tailored to meet each student where they are at, while still pushing them at a rate that inspires them. Positive reinforcement and constructive feedback are always used, while negative criticism is not.

I specialize in teaching proper harp technique designed to allow the player to play for a lifetime! If pain arises from playing students will never be asked to push through pain or discomfort. Rather, we will find a different approach that works.

Lastly, I love working with students on pieces they really love. No piece of music is off limits! We can make any song work on the harp!

About Pheobe

Hello, and thank you for considering me as a potential teacher! I truly love teaching and am grateful to work with each unique student. I began playing the harp since age six. While I am a classically trained pedal harpist, I have a strong background in jazz, pop, folk, and contemporary music a

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Sienna
Pheobe was really the best! I had no experience at all, not even with reading music but she had me caught up so quickly, it was so exciting! She focuses on good technique every step of the way and is so encouraging! There was never a question that she didn’t have an answer for, and I loved how much she cared. After only five lessons, I hope to see her again!
Phyllis
I love Pheobe. She has skills, flexibility, and humor all bundled together with patience. This is going to be such a fun adventure!
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Catherine A.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Music
  • Bachelors and Masters of Music in Harp Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Catherine A.

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With 30+ years teaching experience, I have the tools and expertise you need to help you succeed with your harp goals. My background includes studying with world renowned harp teachers Alice Chalifoux and Susann McDonald, and I share with my harp students the unsurpassed harp skills passed down to me, with additional certification in Suzuki Harp Method and Therapeutic Music. In addition to harp performance, I have taught courses in music theory, composition and arranging for harp, harp pedagogy (teaching methods), harp maintenance and orchestra/ensemble. From beginners to veterans seeking additional skills, I'm here to help, and am happy to give instruction, advice and guidance on any harp topic.

About Catherine

Cathy Anderson teaches private harp lessons online as well as in her home studio, working with students of all ages, levels, and harp types. She is on the faculty at Tulane University School of Music and the University of New Orleans, and has presented Spring and Fall student recitals every year si

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Rebekah
If you have an opportunity to study harp with Catherine, jump at the chance and count yourself fortunate! I have taken lessons with Catherine for over 10 years and she has guided me from a relative newcomer to the harp all the way into my professional career (playing for symphonies, opera, ballet, concerts, etc..). Catherine shares her vast knowledge and beautiful musical artistry in the most patient, kind and nurturing way I can imagine. It's a joy and an inspiration to study with Catherine and I always eagerly look forward to any time spent working with her!
Riley
I have known Mrs Cathy for over 8 years. She has always been very understanding and you can see how much she loves the harp. Our lessons are productive and challenging, but Mrs Cathy still makes it fun! I look forward to our lessons and feel like I’m learning a lot.
Angelle
Cathy is a gifted musician and an excellent teacher. For me, an adult student with a limited background in music, taking lessons with Cathy (both online and in person) has been the perfect fit. She is patient, makes lessons fun and interesting, understands my musical interests, and helps me find music that I enjoy playing. She has taught me not only technique but also some music theory, which has been very helpful. I am so pleased with my progress. Also, when I first started lessons, I had so many questions about caring for my harp. Cathy taught me how to tune my harp properly, transport it, and even change strings. She also taught me how to position myself properly when playing. Cathy is a wonderful resource for all things related to harps. I highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Patricia T.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Dayton
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Patricia T.

3 Reviews
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teach pedal and/or lever harp to beginners and intermediates
15 years experience freelancing on pedal and lever harps.
can teach folk harp, classical, and improvisational/ music theory/ correct technique with emphasis on French style

About Patricia

professional harpist and pianist looking mainly to teach lever or pedal harp or piano or organ to beginners through intermediate students. I have been performing for about 15 years. Last year my young student was accepted to the Manhattan School of Music pre-college program and I hope to invite

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Ava M.
My daughter is excited to take lessons
Nanci E.
I am enjoying my lessons - thanks to Patricia. She is always upbeat and positive -
Nanci
Patricia made me feel comfortable - she is soft spoken and patient. I feel I made the right choice and am looking forward to mastering the piano with her help.

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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Harp:
A stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the fingers. Harps have been known since antiquity in Asia, Africa and Europe, dating back at least as early as 3500 BC. The instrument had great popularity in Europe during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, where it evolved into a wide range of variants with new technologies, and was disseminated to Europe's colonies, finding particular popularity in Latin America. We will start by learning how to tune, seating and hand/plucking placement. I have an easy to follow technique where you will learn the strings, notes, how to read music, rhythms, plucking techniques, and songs. As the student advances theory and soloing will be incorporated.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!

Jessica S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Philadelphia Music Scholarship from Philadelphia Public Schools
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica S.

3 Reviews
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I hope to inspire, educate and connect your with your inner creative self. I use humor as starting a new instrument can be daunting. As a full time professional harpist and educator, I hope to give you the best musical experience possible. Online lessons are available on Zoom.

About Jessica

Hi, I love to teach! The harp is my passion and I am eager to show you how to play this amazing instrument. I studied the harp at the Cleveland Institute of Music and received my Masters in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University. Since then, I've performed , taught the harp, opened

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Mitch
Jessica introduced me to the harp and gave me confidence that allowed me to move with great progress, while really focusing me into the technique of the harp. She empathetically understands the needs of all of her students. Possibly my best music teacher I've ever had.
Helen
I'm happily surprised at how helpful on-line harp lessons have been. Jessica can see my hands, and she has provided great corrections in technique.
Michael
My daughter has been taking lessons with Jessica for six years (since she was 7 years old) . Jessica immediately developed a rapport with her and put her at ease to focus on enjoying the harp. As an instructor, she is extremely patient and kind. Also, she teaches at her harp store so it is very convenient for instrument maintenance such as getting replacement strings. Most recently, she has gotten my daughter performance-ready for several competitions and auditions. What we most appreciate is Jessica providing opportunities to expand her world through harp.

Becca S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance from University of Denver
  • Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate in Academic Achievement from University of Denver
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Becca S.

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Online Harp Teacher

I am an experienced teacher who is committed to helping every student achieve their personal goals at the harp. I have worked with all ages and abilities and I'm excited to work with you! I am open to working on any type of music you'd like to and can also help you develop a better understanding of music theory. I earned my harp performance degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.

About Becca

I am a friendly, outgoing, and passionate music teacher! I play the harp and piano and absolutely love to spread the joy of music. I started playing the harp because my grandmother was a harpist and I thought it was the most beautiful instrument. After all these years, I still love the amazing soun

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Robert
Great! I have been doing my scales off and on all day.
Piper
Becca was flexible to come to our home and very sweet and professional. A great first experience into piano.
Alison
Becca is a wonderful music teacher. She taught piano to both of my girls (ages 8 and 10). She was patient and inspiring. They couldn't wait to see her every week!

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Average Cost of Harp Lessons in South Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute harp lessons in South Pasadena is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $100 per hour.
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"Lauren has taught my then 5 year old harp. She was very patient, kind, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as a teacher. She taught my daughter not only harp, but some piano as well. She made the lessons fun and interactive. My daughter looked forward to her lessons and was even motivated to practice!"
Ashley
Took Harp lessons from Lauren R.
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"Patient, explains things well. Great instructor."
Nicole
Took Harp lessons from Pam I.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Sara. She is friendly and encouraging, and gave me some very useful instruction to improve my playing. It was my first lesson with a harp teacher, and I'm glad it was with her, as I felt I received a much needed confidence boost! I look forward to future lessons with her."
Maryam
Took Harp lessons from Sara C.
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"Eleonora Pellegrini is a great professional!
She has been my daughter’s harp teacher for two years: she’s very talented! She’s a special person, she is very skilled both playing and teaching the harp.
She changed my daughter’s life, who know has an excellent knowledge of music basics."
Paola
Took Harp lessons from Eleonora P.
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"She really is a sound soul. She finds joy in all that she does and genuinely cares about the joy and fulfillment that comes from creating, whether it be music, photography or writing. I am thankful for her outright excitement about and celebration of all accomplishments, big and small. She is very understanding and gracious as well. One piece of advice for anyone reading this review: Get lessons from her!"
Wes
Took Harp lessons from sound S.
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"First class, my daughter was very comfortable, following instructions along with her teacher, both playing their harps. My daughter had an exceptional beginners class overall."
Isadora
Took Harp lessons from Sonja W.
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"Anne is patient and insanely talented. She translates her skills into understandable, bite sized chunks for her students. She’s great fun to work with and inspires me to be better."
Christin
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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"I have taken harp lessons from Anne Roos for the past year. I had no prior music knowledge Prior to starting harp lessons. I am now able to read music and follow time signatures. Anne’s patience and positive attitude have guided me into a wonderful joy on a lifelong dream to play music. She truly loves what she does and enjoys teaching others."
Donna
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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"Jill is an amazing harp teacher! Because she is so positive, energetic and supportive, she has made learning to play the harp a wonderful experience for my daughters. She is able motivate my girls to practice and they look forward to their lessons each week. I asked my girls what their favorite things are about Jill. My 14-year-old said, “It is really obvious that she loves to play the harp. This makes me love to play as well because of her enthusiasm and example. She is really encouraging when I get frustrated.” My 12-year-old said, “She helps me find my weaknesses and thinks of ways to strengthen them. She also makes learning the harp a lot of fun.” We would highly recommend Jill as a music teacher!"
Shannon
Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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"Years ago, Lydia was kind enough to try Skype lessons with us, given we are 8-9 hours away from her. We sought a Bible believing, Faith-oriented Christian Harp teacher and she was it! We have been delighted with her teaching, her love for music and for working with the students. We have had the privilege of watching her play in the Orchestra and, traveling the 8-ish hours for Spring and Fall recital and hearing her play with the students and encourage the students on their playing in the recitals. She even recently coached us through a pedal harp purchase and her help was invaluable. We would highly recommend her to anyone looking for piano and or Harp instruction."
LGMJ
Took Harp lessons from Lydia H.
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