Michele Roger

Michele R.

Walled Lake, MI
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I live and breathe harp as a composer, teacher and performer. Let me help you to discover the challenge and elegance of this instrument. Weekly lessons are required. Folk harp (lever) and classical harp (pedal) welcome
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Michele teaches



Michele delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
February 1999

I have been teaching strings, piano, harp and drums since 1999. Many of my students have studied with me for years and developed a lifelong love of music. Some have gone on to be professionals.

I have been tutoring music therapy students as well as teaching music composition for seven years.

I strive to help students achieve their musical goals however I can, but I do not tolerate laziness or half-hearted attempts.

Music can be a tool and thus, summers are dedicated to fun, composition and learning to record.


Sep 2017 - Present
Beresford Media Company

Author and composer for the new children's harp music and story book, "The Harp and the Storm Tamer." Available through Amazon, The Michigan Harp Center and the Michigan Conservatory.

Harp, piano and strings teacher
Jan 1999 - Present
Michigan Conservatory

Writing age and ability appropriate curriculum that supplements harp, piano, guitar and violin. My lessons also include teaching composing, creative music projects thru mathematics and piano for stroke recovery.


Classical music
Feb 1980 - Jun 1993
Dr Jarzenbowski
Classical Music
Sep 1988 - Jun 1992
Dr. Jarzenbowski


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Publication: The Harp and the Storm Tamer-Michigan Conservatory Harp Method Book 1
Oct 2017
Michigan Conservatory and Beresford Media
Finalist for Best Classical Composer 2015
Apr 2015
Detroit Music Awards
Finalist for Best Classical Composer
Mar 2015
Detroit Music Awards

Photos & Videos

Level 1 piano students: here is a simplified version of Largo: New World Symphony
Sample of me playing some of the music that I teach to my students.
Photo by Michele R.

Playing pedal harp at the Whitney near Wayne State University

Playing jazz and love songs for a reception. You can play too!  Let me teach you to play piano.

San Francisco Bay Con conference
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2 Reviews

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Austin Feb 12, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Michelle is a great teacher; but the having to give 24 hour notice or loose the lesson doesn't work for me.

Jan Sep 7, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · In home

So far Michele is a talented instructor. She is a down to earth person and knew my strengths and weakness right away. I am looking forward to my next class with her.

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