Resources for Harp Students

Finding Your Harp

Rent

  • Lyon and Healy has two sizes of lever harps available for rent and will ship instruments for free; these instruments are excellent and priced well. Click here for more information.
  • Local rentals may be available; contact me for the most up-to-date information. 
 Lever harps sold by Lyon and Healy, from L to R: Ogden, Troubadour VI, Prelude 40

Lever harps sold by Lyon and Healy, from L to R: Ogden, Troubadour VI, Prelude 40

Purchase

Other Equipment

Bench and Music Stand

  • You will need a sturdy, height-adjustable bench that is comfortable to sit on; click here for some great options from Vanderbilt Music.
  • Similarly, your music stand should also be height-adjustable.

Tuning Key and Tuner

  • All harpists will need a tuning key - I recommend the rubber, ergonomic options (Bonus! They come in seven fantastic colors - click here to see all options).
  • Tuner apps available for download on your phone, or can be found in any general music store.
 The key needed to tune your harp (pink and purple not displayed)

The key needed to tune your harp (pink and purple not displayed)

Metronome

  • Available on Amazon or in any store that sells general music equipment.
  • There are great apps available for download on your phone.

Harp Community

American Harp Society

  • National harp organization
  • Publishes two journals per year (included in membership).

Houston Youth Harp Ensemble

  • Saturday morning group classes for both pedal and lever harpists with end-of-semester concerts
  • Two levels to accommodate all abilities

Harp Column

  • Bi-monthly publication
  • Website has forums, interviews, news, and classifieds
  • Additional Harp Column resources include HC Academy and HC Music, which offers digital sheet music downloads

World Harp Congress

  • Connects harpists internationally with a conference every three years
  • Publishes the WHC Review, distributed in 50+ countries
 Subcribe or join these harp organizations for helpful harp news and tips

Subcribe or join these harp organizations for helpful harp news and tips