Local Teachers and Performers
Harp Teachers in the Madison Area
Elizabeth Borsodi is a professional pedal harpist who teaches in the Madison area. Learn more about her on her website.
Chelcy Bowles is now accepting new students who wish to learn traditional Irish music. Chelcy is Professor Emeritus (Music), UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, and has performed and taught Irish traditional music to adult learners for 25 years. Learn good technique and how to play authentic Irish music on the harp! Please email for more information.
Jenny DeRoche is now accepting new students. As a music teacher in MCPASD, teaching is Jenny's passion. She loves to teach all ages, strives for students to find a lifelong love of music, and currently has harps for rent for students studying with her! You can contact her by email.
Mary Ann Harr, 608-231-3256, teaches pedal and lever harp on Madison's west side.
Cheryl Saltzman, teacher for beginning and intermediate harpists on pedal or folk harp on Madison's east side.
Johanna Wienholts, Lecturer of Harp at the Mead Witter School of Music and Principal Harpist of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, teaches students of all levels on both lever and pedal harp. She is open to early beginners who are brand new to the instrument as well as advanced students preparing for auditions and competitions. Johanna has a strong technical background and teaches with great enthusiasm and love! Please contact via email for inquiries.
Performers in the Madison Area
Elizabeth Borsodi, professional pedal harpist, playing both in Madison and in Door County
Chelcy Bowles, 608-256-8614, Irish traditional music Jenny DeRoche, 4145304218, pedal harp performer for both solo and orchestral events Mary Ann Harr, 608-231-3256, performer on pedal harp
Jada Hooks, 608-852-7293, pedal harp, performer for weddings, dinner music, parties, Madison and surrounding area Susanne Oliver, Celtic harp performer in Madison, providing background music for a variety of venues including indoor/outdoor events, yoga classes, massage, healing music for bedside or elderly.
Cheryl Saltzman, pedal harp, performer
Shari Sarazin, 608-847-7295, performer (harp and also voice). More info at her website.
Sophia Speece, lever harpist, performer of classical, traditional and contemporary music for weddings, dinners, and other special events in the Madison area. Please contact via email.
Johanna Wienholts, Principal Harp of the Madison Symphony, is a performer on pedal harp for both solo and orchestral events. She is available via email for hiring.
Other Wisconsin Teachers and Performers outside Madison
Gerry Elliott - Waukesha, WI, performer and teacher on both pedal and lever harp. Children are taught using the Suzuki method. Gerry is president of the Milwaukee Harp Society. She is an authorized dealer for Lyon and Healy harps and occasionally has other used harps for sale. Email or call (262-547-8539) for more information.
Nanette Felix - Galena, IL, performer and teacher on both pedal and lever harp. Call (815-325-5007) or email.
Mary Keppeler - Milwaukee, WI, pedal harpist. Please visit her website for more information. Rebecca Royce - Milwaukee, WI, lever and pedal harpist, performer and teacher. Will also teach online. Contact by email for teaching or performing inquiries.
Melanie Wiltse, Stevens Point, WI.Beginner and Intermediate Lever/Pedal harp. Especially enjoys adult beginners! Rental harps and sheet music available.