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; click here for more info
  • 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)
 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 for all levels
  • Publishes two journals per year (included in membership)

Houston Harp Chapter

  • Local AHS chapter
  • Offers recitals, masterclasses, competitions, regular chapter meetings

Harp Column

  • Bi-monthly publication for harpists around the world
  • Website has forums, interviews, news, classifieds, and an events calendar
  • Additional Harp Column resources include HC Academy and HC Music, which offers digital sheet music downloads

World Harp Congress

  • Connects harpists internationally
  • Conference held every three years
  • Publishes a biannual 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