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Karen D.

32 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
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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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Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
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Jill W.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jill W.

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As a music teacher of over 10 years I take a fun but structured approach to learning the harp. I've taught all ages and I individually work with each student to help them learn the music that they want to and reach the goals that they set for themselves. I also have a large emphasis on hand position and help my students have the very best technique so they can play their very best. We will typically start with exercises and technique and then move to music. I will then send written individual feedback after the lesson to help remind the student of what we are working on. I hope to have the chance to share my love of music with you!

About Jill

I am a harpist, pianist, arranger, composer, performer and lover of music. With over 12 years of experience teaching both piano and harp lessons. Although I graduated from Brigham Young University in Idaho with a Bachelors in visual communication, I have continued to stretch my skills as musician a

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Smita S.
best teacher
Jan Parkinson
Wonderful teacher and first lesson!
Faith B.
she helped me with my notes and she is the best instructor ever

Catherine A.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors and Masters of Music in Harp Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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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 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 since 1996.

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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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Liann C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Liann C.

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I've been involved with harp for over half of my life, and can't wait to share the magic of harp lessons with you. I love working with students of all experience levels and ages. Reach out today to get started with your lessons!

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About Liann

Hi, there! My name is Liann and I've been teaching private lessons since 2014. I love sharing the joy of playing the harp with others. I received my Master of Music degree from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2015, and my Bachelor of Music degree from Ball State University in 2012. I'm a very warm a

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Vanessa
Great teacher very patient. Makes you feel comfortable and at ease. Took the stage fright right out of me. 10 out of ten stars shes the best.
Mary
I learned so much. I am so glad that I found such a great teacher for the harp.
Mary
Liann is patient, encouraging and knows when to either break concepts down or challenge me with something new.
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Dr. Abigail S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
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Dr. Abigail S.

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Online Harp Teacher

Dr. S. believes that great playing is derived from great technique. Technique is an essential part of becoming a successful musician. Dr. S. helps her students perfect their technical abilities allowing them to explore vast musical repertoire.

Musicality is what brings music to life. Every musician has their own unique ideas that are expressed through their playing. Dr. S. helps her students develop their natural creative instincts and convey their ideas through their music.

Learning how to play music is fun and rewarding, however it also requires a great deal of self discipline. Practicing your instrument consistently is necessary to become a successful musician. Music is a fun way to learn the value of hard work and self discipline for students of all ages.

About Dr. Abigail

Dr. Abigail S, has been teaching students of all ages over the past ten years. Having studied with some of the most renowned harp instructors in America, Dr. S is equipped to teach students ranging from beginning to advanced abilities. Abigail's students frequently win top scores in local competiti

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Tonja R.
Abby has been very patient with me. I am learning a new instrument and slow right now. She is teaching me the proper techniques that will build in playing the harp beautifully as it is meant to be. I am building strength and gaining muscle memory. Abby is a great teacher. I recommend her to any serious learner.
Marsha H.
Abigail is wonderful she is passionate about what she does and dedicated to really making sure her student learns and excel at piano playing. She encourages and compliments her student when a job is well done. She's patient with my sometimes unenthusiastic child and never discouraging. Amazing!
Yolanda
As a teacher, Abigail is committed to the process of learning and imparts her methods of organized thinking and layered stages of accomplishment to her students. Her warm and engaging personality enhances her approach and inspires her students to give their best.
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Grace B.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Ball State University
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Grace B.

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Why do you want to play the harp? Whether you're looking for a unique music opportunity, you love the look and sound, you want to play healing music, or much more, I want to help you reach your goals. My students have performed for friends and family, arranged their own songs, won university scholarships to study music, and played at Carnegie Hall. As a versatile and highly qualified teacher of over 15 years, I will draw on past teaching, performing, arranging, and general musicianship experience to tailor each lesson to you as an individual. Let's work together to find your reason for playing the harp!

About Grace

I currently serve as adjunct harp professor at the University of Mary Washington and perform with a nationally touring wind ensemble. I have extensive experience as an instructor, soloist and ensemble player, and have taught private students for over 15 years. Teaching music is incredibly fulfilli

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The average cost of 60-minute harp lessons in Brookline is $83. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $117 per hour.
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"Very accommodating to my scheduling needs when conflicts arose."
Shawn
Took Harp lessons from Thomas M.
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"Pam is wonderful. She really knows the harp and we hit it off very well for our first session together. Looking forward to our next lesson."
Diane
Took Harp lessons from Pam I.
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"Tom is an excellent harp teacher! He’s guided me in the right directions on my harp journey, expanded my knowledge of folk music, and helped me with my technical skills."
Kayla
Took Harp lessons from Thomas M.
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"I learned so much. I am so glad that I found such a great teacher for the harp."
Mary
Took Harp lessons from Liann C.
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"I chose Eleonora as my 11-year-old daughter's harp instructor, and we've been really pleased and enriched by the experience. Early on, my daughter experienced an affinity for this instrument, and I've been very impressed by Eleonora's technique and teaching style and how she helps cultivate my daughter's organic joy and interest in this beautiful instrument. Eleonora is excellent with children, explaining music ideas in a way a child can understand, digest, and incorporate. She meets my daughter where ever is needed and has a great sense for this. When my daughter was learning something new, she told Eleonora, "This is hard." Eleonora responded casually and authoritatively: "There is no hard, only new." This, and the emphasis on practice, really eased my daughter who likes to get everything right the first time and needs this kind of reframing and encouragement when experiencing a new challenge. As an artist myself, I really appreciate this approach and philosophy, but most importantly, I can see my daughter does, too. Whether you're an adult learning for the first time or you have a child who has interest, let your musical lives be enriched by this patient, knowledgeable instructor."
Michael
Took Harp lessons from Eleonora P.
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"Anne is a wonderful harp teacher! She's funny, nice, and makes you feel at ease when taking lessons. I would recommend her without hesitation!"
Marissa
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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"Lydia is great with my 7 year old! Very patient and kind."
Ella
Took Harp lessons from Lydia H.
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"Eleonora is an extremely talented musician and harpist. She is very patient and caring to her students. She tailors lessons to fit the students needs, which I personally found it amazing!!! Harp was not very easy for me to learn and I took a very long time to learn my pieces, but with Eleonora’s guidance I was able to learn them in the end. Thanks to her positive and encouraging teaching style, harp lessons were always enjoyable. I would highly recommend Eleonora…you will not regret to take her lessons!!"
Susanna
Took Harp lessons from Eleonora P.
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"I’ve been one of Eleonora’s first students and I’ve studied harp with her for 4 years. It has been very rewarding.
I was always looking forward to her lessons: she inspired us to practice for competitions and she always encouraged me to play in front of an audience, giving the very best of my self.
Playing the harp has always been a great joy for me thanks to her lessons."
Gaia
Took Harp lessons from Eleonora P.
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"Amanda is a perfect fit for my online harp instruction. I have a very busy schedule and she is able to help me make the most of my practice and lesson times. She is an excellent and very flexible teacher, working with you to achieve your goals for the instrument - classical or improvisational, or both. I am looking forward to learning more about the therapeutic application of the harp in my field of integrative medicine."
Sonja
Took Harp lessons from Amanda O.
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