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Lessons

”Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings.” 

Have you ever wanted to...
learn how to play the harp?

-JOHN MUIR

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My Approach

I believe that every student has the ability to succeed- either on a personal level, a professional level, or both. As a teacher, it is my goal to help you progress in a way that is engaging, rewarding, and fun. In lessons, I emphasize reliable practice skills and sound production through proper technique. Although I encourage a broad range of styles and love working with students on the songs or piece he/she/they may be excited about, my background is from a classical perspective and developing well- rounded musicians.

Elisabeth was the graduate teaching assistant for the beginning harp class at the University of Southern California for the academic years 2015- 2017 and 2019-2020. She was also the substitute instructor from 2018-2019 at the Freie Jugendorchesterschule Berlin (Independent Youth Orchestra School in Berlin), as well as teaching privately.
 

Try it out!

 

Currently accepting students of all levels ages 6+ into my studio for in- person and virtual lessons

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WHERE

In person lessons are taught at my location in Hermosa Beach. I'm also able to travel on a case by case basis.

HOW

If you're a beginner, you'll mostly likely be starting on a smaller lever harp rental. Your curriculum will depend on your personal goals, but will include note recognition, basic theory, musicality + expression, and will center around sound production and technique.

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WHEN

Lessons take place once a week. You can choose between 30 minute (ideal for younger students) or 60 minute lesson times.

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QUOTES FROM STUDENTS 

"Liz was accommodating and helpful and recognized my learning style almost immediately."

USC beginning harp class student

Spring 2017