Phaedra Moll
Olathe, KS
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Phaedra Moll

Phaedra M.

Olathe, KS
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I’ve been teaching harp for 20 years. I cater my teaching style and repertoire to the needs of the individual. I believe this is a partnership, so I try to offer options wherever possible so the student can find the music they feel will help them express themselves. I focus on note reading, but I also examine shapes of chords and relations and patterns in order to make music reading as quick and easy as possible. Depending on the student, these added tricks may be huge way makers in their music making experience.

I offer recitals twice a year. For online students, I host a virtual recital. I believe that the more frequently we perform, the easier it is to overcome stage anxiety. I, personally, battle stage anxiety, so I am able to assist others with managing these same feelings.

My ultimate goal with every student is to foster a love for music, both at the harp and in general.

About Phaedra M.

Teaching music lessons is a passion for Phaedra. She is desirous of understanding brain development and teaching according to readiness and learning style of the individual student. She will work with the student and parent(s) to reach the goals they seek to achieve in music. Phaedra strives to help the student to appreciate music and learn a love for many styles of music that will last a lifetime. Many of Phaedra's students have been successful in achieving their goals throughout the years. Some of these goals have included earning a high score at an adjudicated event, winning awards and being invited to perform as a special guest, and even get accepted into the music college of their dreams. Phaedra has her Masters of Music in Music Theory and Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Pedagogy.


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3 Reviews
Joan Ferguson
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Phaedra is a professional colleague of mine. I have always been impressed with how well prepared her students are for competitions and auditions. Her attention to technical detail, and musicality show a dedication to, and love of teaching. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she is being extremely careful having her students wash their hands, and use hand sanitizer before, and during lessons.

Posted Oct 1, 2020
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I took piano lessons from Miss Paedra for about 5 years. I started when I was 6 years old. Miss Paedra is so kind and patient. She really helped me to grow and develop many skills and techniques with piano and theory. The background knowledge I got from Miss Paedra with music and theory altogether ultimately helped me out when starting to learn new instruments like the violin. I still play piano every now and then and I absolutely love and enjoy music. I really appreciate all the work and help I received when taking lessons. Miss Phaedra really helped to push and motivate me to practice and grow, and I know that she truly enjoys working with each of her students and wants the best for them.

Posted Sep 9, 2020
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I came to Phaedra as an adult harp student having had about a year experience prior. I had no idea how much I would grow with her as a teacher! She improved my technique, knowledge, skill level, and confidence as a harpist. She truly cares about her students and would find pieces for me to play that were at my level but would keep my interest. My two girls also took piano and harp lessons from her and loved her warmth and encouragement. Coming from no experience at all, I was surprised to see that they were playing Debussy and Chopin after only a few years. Their love for music began with the foundation Phaedra provided and still continues to this day. I was sad once we moved and were no longer to have her as an instructor as we have never found her equal.

Posted Sep 9, 2020

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Jan 2009 - Present


Kansas City’s Harp Duo Roseanne and Phaedra put together the elegance and various sounds of two harps. We play for private functions like weddings, dinner parties, corporate dinners, Mother’s Day, and public performances, like the Ruel Joyce Series at Johnson County Community College.

Harp Teacher
Nov 2001 - Present

Heavenly Harp & Soul Studio

Owner, performer, teacher


Masters of Music Theory
Aug 2005 - Dec 2008

University of Missouri at Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance

Bachelor degree in Applied Pedagogy
Aug 2003 - May 2005

Mid America Nazarene University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


American Harp Society
Aug 2016
The American Harp Society (AHS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is "to promote and foster the appreciation of the harp as a musical instrument, to encourage the composition of music for the harp and to improve the quality of performance of harpists.

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