Join us to take the terror out of theory. We will cover  basic note reading, rhythm, intervals and chord concepts. These will be taught with hands on harp learning. Students gain a better reading foundation and explore arranging tips. There are 3 sessions each month. Each class is $20 or buy a package of 3 classes for $50. 

theory class

Private lessons

Aficionado Circle: This is an on-going adult group that will work toward a performance schedule which will include retirement communities and local churches. 

harp regulation Technician


These sessions are for current students who are preparing for ensemble performances. Ensemble performances happen several times a year. Check out the calendar page to see the next performance near you. 

We provide pedal and lever harp regulation by our international technician Karen Gottlieb. Karen is a International Guild Harp Technician. 

Here students will learn how to care for their harps. Students learn how to tie a string, properly string their harps, basic harp maintenance and how to keep their instrument in tune. Class is 1.5 hours and free  for studio members. Non-studio members $20 per class.

Enjoy one on one private lessons with Alison. Get the most of her experience in a 1 hour lesson. These lessons are for ages 6 through 99! 

Austin Harp Arts provides harp cleaning and stringing services. Pedal harps are $200 and lever harps are $125. 

stringing & tuning class

"I can't say enough what an amazing teacher Alison is to both myself and my six year old daughter. We both can't wait for our lessons and trust her knowledge of the harp to help our instruments keep their beautiful sound. We LOVE Alison!" – Diana Arny

"I love that she gives me stickers. She teaches me how to play songs. I love her." - Vienna Arny (6yr old)

Harp Regulation and Repair


Harp Services

Austin Harp Arts also provides lesson opportunities to students of any age. Those lessons include  anything from how to create beautiful music, to harp maintenance. You'll also be able to get information and access to regular harp regulation

Duet lessons

Starter Group Class: Starter class for learning to play in  a group. We offer these classes first and second weekends each month.

Karen Gottlieb

Play the harp with a friend! Class time is 1.5 hours. That time is divided into 30 min private lesson for each person with a 30 min duet lesson in the middle.

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Harp Fundamental Classes

Harp Circles

harp stringing services

ensemble sessions