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Teachers And Performers

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Sue Bell
Teacher: (beginner level lever harp)
San Jose (West)
(408) 247-8539
sue 'at' chezbell.com

Sue B.

Deborah Bennett
Teacher: Conservatory trained in Ireland. Traditional musician. Teaches all levels. Celtic music a specialty.
Performer
:
with Maggie Pinckard in harp duo Woad, mostly music of the Celtic and British Isles.
San Jose
(408) 267-9623
deborah 'at' woadharps.com
www.woadharps.com

 

 

Pamela Bowen
Performer: Celtic, New Age and Original Music. Available for all special occasions.
Half Moon Bay
(650) 726-9226
bowenpamela 'at' hotmail.com

www.pamelabowenharp.com

Pamela

 

Natalie Cox
Teacher: (lever and pedal) and Performer
Richmond
(510) 778-0737
musicians 'at' lmi.net
www.NatalieCoxHarps.com 

Natalie

 

Sue and Ken Dinwiddie
Performer: Wind in the Strings
Harp and Flute Music for All Occasions
(650) 325-3033
sued 'at' daise.com  

Sue and Ken

Portia Diwa
Performer: Concerts, special events
Teacher: Lever harp, all ages welcome
portiadiwa 'at' gmail.com
www.portiadiwa.com

Healing Harp Certification offered through the Institute for Health & Healing at Marin General Hospital. 
(415) 925-7624
diwap 'at' sutterhealth.org
www.myhealthandhealing.org

Portia
Cheryl Ann Fulton
Teacher: (lever, triple) and Performer
Oakland
(510) 601-8383
harpnhorse 'at' sonic.net
 

Barbary Grant
Performer: Lever harp and vocals, specializing in Celtic music. Scandinavian music with Nykken. Also classical piano and organ. Wedding CD available upon request.
San Jose
(408) 629-3810
barbaryg 'at' aol.com
www.barbarygrant.com

Barbary

 

Carol Beth Heer Holsinger
Teacher: lever and pedal harp instruction for people who are young or young at heart.

Harp rentals
Menlo Park
(650) 326-3146
carol 'at' holsingerharps.com
www.holsingerharps.com

Carol H.

 

Kevin Holsinger
Performer: Solo and as part of the duo Bronzewood Paedia
Menlo Park
(650) 326-3146
kevin 'at' holsingermusic.com
www.holsingerharps.com
www.harp-and-handbells.com

Kevin
Stephanie Janowski
Teacher: lever and pedal, all ages and levels
Performer: weddings, receptions and other special occasions
San Jose
(408) 366-8810
stephanie 'at' harpeggio.com
www.harpeggio.com
Stephanie

 

Margy Kahn
Teacher: (lever), and Performer
Menlo Park
(650) 365-4301
margyharp 'at' yahoo.com

Margy

Debra Knodel
Performer: solo Celtic harp; with Claudia Slayman as Red Tail & Ginkgo.
San Mateo
(408) 823-2040
jknodel 'at' earthlink.net

Deb

Amy Krupski
Teacher: (lever) and Performer
Pacific Grove
(831)372-8820
harpmusic 'at' redshift.com
www.montereyharp.com

Amy
Mitch Landy
Performer: Composer & arranger: pop, jazz, classical & Irish
El Sobrante
(510) 758-0959
mitch 'at' harpguy.com
www.harpguy.com
 

Robin McKeegan
Teacher (lever and pedal) and harps for sale and rent
Stockton
209-623-9993
Robinair 'at' att.net

 

Erica Messer
Performer and Teacher: Voice and harp. Both pedal and lever.
Offering Classical and Suzuki training.
Board member of Bay Area Chapter of American Harp Society.

www.ericamesser.com

 

Erica

John Metras
Teacher and Performer
Specializing in Latin and Cross-strung Harps
(707) 664-8541
johnmetras 'at' gmail.com
www.metrasoundmusic.com

John

Carol Ng
Teacher: lever and pedal harp, piano, music theory, arranging, improvisation.
Performer: Solo instrumental harp or piano, for weddings, receptions, and other special occasions.
Certified Therapeutic Music Practitioner -- harpist at Mercy General Hospital.
Sacramento

(916) 391-2560
Carol_ng 'at' comcast.net

Carol N.
Cathleen O’Connell
Teacher: (lever, wire) and Performer
Boulder Creek
(831) 338-1578
rowantre 'at' cruzio.com
 
Vicki Parrish and Michael Robinson
Performers: Multi-instrumental, multi-lingual singing duo performing Traditional Irish, Scottish and Early Music
San Jose
(408) 298-3255
harp 'at' standingstones.com
www.standingstones.com
Vicki and Michael

 

Shelley Phillips
Teacher: (lever) and Performer
Loveland and Truitt lever installation
Santa Cruz
(831) 426-9155, (831) 427-2980
shelley 'at' got.net
www.communitymusicschool.org

Shelley
Sue Prichard
Teacher: (lever)
Montera
650-728-5605
sea4sue 'at' aol.com
 

Debbi Ricks
Performer
Harp rentals
Los Gatos
408-354-5613
debbiricks 'at' aol.com

Debbi

Lynne Rovin
Teacher: (lever and pedal) all ages, beginning and intermediate levels
Performer:  background music for weddings and other events
Los Gatos
408-370-7728
rovinhse 'at' sbcglobal.net

 

Tim Rued
Performer:  solo instrumental: harp, fiddle, nyckelharpa. 19th-century American songs, American, Celtic, and Swedish traditional tunes.
Teacher: traditional music interpretation, fiddle, and nyckelharpa.
timrued 'at' aol.com
www.folksweden.com

Tim

Verlene Schermer
Performer: solo vocal/instrumental; flute and harp/guitar duo: Silverwood; Scandinavian trio: Nykken, or with 4-piece band, original upbeat jazzy pop
Teacher: all levels -- improvisation, arranging, composition, songwriting, chord theory, lever harp, voice, guitar, piano, violin, & nyckelharpa
San Jose
(408) 448-6685
info 'at' verlene.com
www.verlene.com

Verlene

Barbara Schilling
Performer:
Solo Celtic Harp for special occasions

Irvine, CA
(949)258-0918
Barbara 'at' MusicFromtheHarp.com


www.MusicFromTheHarp.com

Barbara

Claudia Slayman
Performer: Celtic harp, vocals, guitar, piano; experience playing for retreats, memorial services, weddings and special events; with Deb Knodel as Red Tail & Ginkgo.
San Jose
(408) 460-3913
claudia.slayman 'at' gmail.com

Claudia
Midyne Spear
Teacher (lever) and Performer
Bonny Doon
harp 'at' bonnydoon.com
 

Adele Stinson
Performer

Harp rentals

San Jose
(408) 251-2311

harpist_stinson 'at' sbcglobal.net
www.adelestinson.com

Adele

 

Diana Stork
Performer: Concerts; weddings, etc.
Teacher: Lever harp; all ages and levels
Lessons Berkeley and San Francisco.
(510) 548-3326
dianastork 'at' harpdancer.com
www.harpdancer.com

Diana

 

David Trapp
Teacher: lever harp
Performer

San Jose
(408) 207-2250
djitrapp 'at' aol.com

 

 

Jane Valencia
Teacher: lever harp, wire-strung harp, healing harp, bardic harp, improvisation, composition -- all ages and levels

Performer
: Celtic Harp, Story & Song; also offers healing harp & sound healing
Vashon, WA
jane-harp 'at' foresthalls.org
www.foresthalls.org

Jane

 

Cornelia van Aken
Teacher: lever harp, specializing and offering instruction in Cheryl Ann Fulton's Touch & Tone technique


707-537-8677
Santa Rosa, CA
fiddlenharp 'at' gmail.com

Cornilia

Harp-Specific Web Sites and Organizations

Bay Area Harp Sources
  • Gryphon Stringed Instruments: everything from A to Z in harps, located in Palo Alto 650 493-2131
  • Harps, Etc.: Everything harp; 544 Ygnacio Valley Rd.Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    925-937-4277
    Toll Free: 800-836-5559
  • Harp Rentals: 650-326-3146 (9am - 8pm Pacific Time) or e-mail kevin@holsingermusic.com
  • Multi-Cultural Music Fellowship in Berkeley -- harp rentals: 510-548-3326
    or email:
    multiculturalmusicfellowship@gmail.com

Harp Publications

Non-Celtic Harp Sites

Healing Powers of the Harp