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Anne R.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded GRAMMY® Award from National Academy of Recording Arts and Scientces
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Anne R.

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Teaching all levels, from beginning through advanced. I recommend adults to take one-hour lessons every other week. Children do better with half hour lessons every week. Ask about renting a harp!

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Take harp lessons from a GRAMMY® Award winner! Anne has some 30 years of performance and teaching experience and would love to help you get started learning to play the harp, or help you continue on your harp adventures if you have had some previous lessons and experience. And, you can now take les

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Ramya E.
Our first lesson was fantastic !! Anne made our 8year old completely comfortable with the lesson plan .... super friendly ..!
Christine
Anne is so patient! I started by having to learn to read music. She was so supportive when I struggled. She guided me through the lessons at a pace that was right for me. She made learning fun! highly recommend her!
Natalie
Anne is an attentive and dedicated teacher! As an adult learner, I have appreciated how she is able to offer practical suggestions on how to effectively practice and gain immediate useable skills. She is able to quickly determine what works best for me, and encourages me all along the way. I would absolutely recommend Anne for anyone wanting to learn harp, or improve upon their abilities. She is fun to work with, always with a smile, and is very personable.
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Elizabeth L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's of Music, Harp Performance from Webster University
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from Illinois Symphony Guild
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Elizabeth L.

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I have been teaching harp for over 10 years. I teach with a strong emphasis in technique, employing mostly Salzedo styles with a few French styles in hand and arm position.

I have a series of books from which I teach for all ages, all abilities. At any point I encourage the student to learn songs they like, creating an enriched atmosphere of learning.

I teach music theory, exercises, and sight-reading alongside our weekly studies of pieces and songs. I will help you find the right materials so you can enjoy your lessons!

It is my goal to have students perform pieces with comfort, strength and for memory.

My teaching philosophy is to cultivate a love for music while learning the best way to approach the instrument and learning how to play well. Like any good goal, hard work and patience are needed, but ultimately love and the pursuit of making music.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth L. has studied music from the age of six. At nine, she began taking harp lessons with Elizabeth Motter, formerly of the Illinois Symphony and currently of the Cincinnati Symphony. Elizabeth spent many summers furthering her studies at various harp camps around the world. In the summer

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Caitie
My daughter Caitie very much enjoyed her harp lesson with Elizabeth last week. She usually detests “online lessons” primarily because the instructor has not spent enough time tailoring his or her didactic teaching methods to the specific limitations and practicalities of the computer camera and the internet transmission ability. I was actually shocked (happily) when she boasted how talented Elizabeth is in her online teaching abilities. She stated that “WOW! She is a true professional - she truly understands how to teach online by articulating and directing very clearly.”
Priscilla Marotta
Articulate and enthusiastic teacher. Elizabeth is invested in meeting each student’s goals. She is pleasant and warm.
Chanetta S.
Professional and courteous!

Liza W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Music from University of Southern CA Thornton School of Music
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 40; Female: 6 to 60
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Liza W.

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I have been teaching harp for 10 years and absolutely love sharing my knowledge of this wonderful instrument! I have a Master's in Music, Harp Performance from USC Thornton School of Music where I was the Assistant Harp Instructor for the duration of my studies. I teach both Pedal and Lever Harp and incorporate classical technique and repertoire as well as jazz and world music into my lessons.

About Liza

Liza W. is a professional singer, harpist, and composer. As a soloist and ensemble musician, Liza brings a new dimension to the harp’s role in contemporary music, striving to expand the possibilities for this unique instrument in Jazz, Classical, Folk, Latin, and World music. She grew up immersed

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Wendy
Liza is extremely flexible and patient. She has tailored each lesson to my specific needs and has given me tools I needed to make me a better harp player. She chooses pieces that challenge me and has allowed me to chose from several different pieces/styles that I would enjoy learning, too. If I had to miss a lesson for some reason she went above-and-beyond to accommodate a make-up lesson. She has always been very encouraging and I have loved having her has my harp teacher! --Olivia (14 years old)
Jesscia S.
Liza is a wonderful and dedicated teacher. She his young, smart, patient and it is abvious to us that she cares and loves teaching harp. In the last few years, my daughter have had several teachers through out her piano and harp lessons, and I never seen her so excited before and after the her music lesson. She has been inspired and highly motivated from the first moment that she met Liza.

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Tori P.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tori P.

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Tori spreads the joy of playing the pedal harp and lever harp by teaching private lessons to children and adults of all skill levels (no previous musical training required!). She teaches at her students' homes or online. Tori's teaching style is holistic: she focuses not just on reading music, harp technique, and basic music theory but also music history, developing effective practice habits, and helping her students' discover how the harp can become a part of their lives and achieve their musical goals and dreams!

About Tori

I am a professional artist and musician in Chattanooga, TN! I have been teaching art and music for six years in California and Tennessee. I have been painting since I was big enough to hold a paintbrush and playing the harp for over 15 years. I have a degree from Stanford University in Art Practice

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Nora
I can't recommend lessons with Tori highly enough!

I've been obsessed with oil painting, and every kind of 2D visual art, for as long as I can remember, but I never really believed in myself to do it until I worked with Tori.

My drawing, painting, and even my 3D work progressed more, and more quickly, working with Tori than they had in years

Thank you Tori!!!!
Lisa
My three boys (ages 11-15) loved working with Tori. We still have the block print-making pieces, paintings and charcoal drawings displayed in our kitchen. Their favorite project was creating plaster casts of their own faces. Tori is very thoughtful, patient and has a great zen energy. I highly recommend Tori!
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Dr. Abigail S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
  • Awarded Alice Chalifoux Prize from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
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Dr. Abigail S.

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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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Jessica S.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master Degree in Music Education and Performance from Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Awarded Philadelphia Music Scholarship from Philadelphia Public Schools
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Jessica S.

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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.

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.

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Average Cost of Harp Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute harp lessons in Portland is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $51 and $120 per hour.
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"Sonja has re-Inspired our daughter about the harp! She is extremely knowledgeable about music (I am a music Teacher, so I know) and fun to learn from. She is truly an inspiration!"
Paul
Took Harp lessons from Sonja W.
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"When I was nursing a patients wife brought in her harp and played. I was so impressed with the soothing sound I asked her where she learned. She got me in contact with Ann and I started taking lessons. Having studied music I learned quickly. Yet I must say Ann is an excellent teacher. She is patient, encouraging and supportive. Clearly she is capable of teaching any one at any age. If you are interested in learning this most beautiful of instruments I highly recommend Ann your teacher. You will not be disappointed. You will also be very proud at what you will be able to learn in such a short time. This is also something you will have for a life time."
Fred
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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"Great teacher!

Alex is both focused and fun. She is very strict, but she makes you laugh all the time. She communicates very well, so you understand all her corrections, and get the very most you can out of your lessons. I've only been taking lessons with her for a 1 1/2 months, and so far I'm thrilled!"
Audrey
Took Harp lessons from Alexandra P.
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"Wonderful instructor! Very patient. Explains things very clearly."
Heather Ann
Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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"Enthusiastic, encouraging me to try something I've never played before. Liked Jill a lot and looking forward to our lessons"
Nancy
Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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"Very patient and sweet. Knowledgeable, very experienced. Lovely with children."
Nathalie
Took Harp lessons from Eleonora P.
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"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."
Helen
Took Harp lessons from Jessica S.
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"Lydia is a great instructor. I am a beginning student and I think l I learned a lot in the first session. I really enjoyed the lesson. She has inspired me to learn to play the harp and to practice every day. I am looking forward to my next lesson. I would recommend Lydia to any prospective student..
Dennis"
Dennis
Took Harp lessons from Lydia H.
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"I was very impressed with Pam and her method of teaching an adult. she met my expectations and I enjoyed my lessons"
Inez
Took Harp lessons from Pam I.
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"I'm the person Fred is referring to. I have Anne to thank for making my dream of learning to play the harp a reality. I rented a harp from Anne and took lessons every 2 weeks. Her lessons were progressive making it easy to learn the next step (as long as I practiced). Soon I was playing real songs! Anne was patient, understanding, and knowledgeable not only about playing the harp and proper technique, but also about feeding and care of the harp and performance. While Anne is a professional (and a Grammy winner), she is also down to earth with a ready smile and laugh. If you have an interest in learning to play the harp, I highly recommend Anne!"
Wanda
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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