Carlsbad

Lisa Baker
Studio Address: 2061 Cumbre Ct., Carlsbad, CA, 92009
Phone: 1-760-634-7763


Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages, beginner to intermediate
Musical Specialties: Variety of musical genres taught.

20+ years experience. Special needs welcome. Students may participate in the annual recital.

Teacher Directory 

Sarah Davis
Phone: (619) 459-6172
Email: sdavis.harp@gmail.com

Website: www.SarahDavisHarp.com

Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and levels

Studio teaching experience at University of Southern California; Master of Music in Harp Performance, University of Southern California; Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance, San Diego State University; Backgrounds in performance, music theory, composition, and arranging; curriculum tailored to each individual student's interests and needs.

Poway

Kim Billman

Studio Address: 13138 Avenida Granada Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 1-858-521-9563


Age/Levels Taught: All ages, beginning and intermediate levels.
Musical Specialties: Suzuki harp instruction.

Certified Suzuki harp instructor. Special needs welcome. Willing to travel, depending on distance.

Melissa Morgan
Studio Address: 416 University Place, San Diego 92103
Phone: (619) 995-0305
Email: MelissaMorganHarp@yahoo.com
Website: http://mmmharp.com


Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages & skill levels
Musical Specialties: French method (studied under Grandjany's student), composition/arranging, music theory

34 years teaching experience, focusing on correct hand position, theory, and honoring the fun and joy of harp playing; 8 harp recordings released.

Julie Ann Smith
Studio Address: Golden Hill, CA
Website: www.harpjas.com 

Email: Julie@harpjas.com


Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and skill levels

Musical Specialties: Salzedo method, Classical, Contemporary, Music theory, etc.

Principal Harpist, San Diego Symphony; MM and BM in Harp Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music; Soloist and Chamber Musician; Private Studio with annual recitals; Certified Suzuki Harp Instructor; over 20 years of professional teaching and performing experience. Program of study is customized for each individual student, focusing on proper technique and fun music making!

Tasha Smith Godinez
Studio Address: La Mesa, CA

Phone: (619) 300-6228
Website: www.sandiegoharpacademy.com

Email: lessons@sandiegoharpacademy.com

Type of Harp:
Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and skill levels
Musical Specialties:  French method, Classical, Contemporary, Popular Music, Music Theory, Chamber Music, etc.


Twenty years of performing experience, MM and BM in Harp Performance from San Diego State University and Performance Diploma from the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, in Paris France.  Soloist and chamber musician, President of the San Diego Harp Society, founder and harp instructor of the San Diego Harp Academy, annual recitals, master classes, chamber music classes and more.  Style of teaching and program of study is catered to each individual student with a focus on proper technique, self discipline and cultivating a love for music!

Ramona Unwin
Studio Address: Harp Haven & Music Studios  3859 Ampudia Street San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: 1-619-294-7704
Email: info@harphaven.com
Website: www.harphaven.com

Type of Harp:
Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and levels from beginning to advanced.
Musical Specialties: Folk, Classical, Pop

16 years of teaching experience. Additional instructors available for harp, piano and voice instruction.

JoAnn Dickinson Ford
Point Loma Studio Address: 4204 Point Loma Avenue, San Diego, CA 92107
Old Town Studio Address: Harp Haven & Music Studios, 3859 Ampudia Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 224-8912
Email: rfford34@earthlink.net


Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and levels
Musical Specialties: Classical

BA in Music, Pomona College; MA in Education, San Diego State University. Formerly harpist with the San Diego Symphony for 12 years. Over 50 years of experience in harp performance. Over 40 years of experience as a harp teacher. Students are encouraged to participate in the Royal School of Music program and in the SDHS annual recital.

Kate Loughrey
Studio Address: 3623 Kingston St. Carlsbad, CA 92010
Phone: 1-760-845-0693
Email: kate@californiaharpist.com

Website: www.CaliforniaHarpist.com

Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and levels.
Musical Specialties: Classical, Jazz, Pop

Fellow of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music; MM in Harp Performance from the Peabody Conservatory; BM from the University of Arizona. All students are encouraged, though not required, to participate in an annual studio holiday concert and the SDHS spring recital. Intermediate and advanced students may choose to have additional instruction in music theory, arranging, composing, and improvisation as well as ensemble and orchestral coaching depending on their interests.

San Diego

Elena Mashkovtseva

Studio Address: College Area - San Diego

Phone: (619) 461-8978

Email:  sandiegoharp@gmail.com

 

Type of Harp: Lever and Pedal  Ages/Levels Taught: All ages and skill levels

Musical Specialties: Classical, Contemporary, Irish, Orchestral Repertoire, Solfeggio and Music Theory

 

Principal harpist, San Diego Chamber Orchestra.  Professor of Harp Performance in the Music Department at San Diego State University.  Thirty yearsof performing and teacing experience.  MM in Harp Performance from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory I Moscow, Russia.  Elena has performed internationally as a solo, chamber and orchestral harpist.  Private studio with biannual recitals.  Program of study is to promote technique, discipline and a great love of music.