Harp Lessons London
Harp lessons anywhere in London with our friendly expert harp teachers.
Absolute beginners – don’t be shy! We’ll get you playing and having fun.
Jump to sections:
- Harp Lesson Content
- Studying Harp Grade Exams
- Our London Harp Teachers
- Harp Lessons London – For All Ages & Abilities
- Online Harp Lessons
Our Harp Lessons in London
Our expert, specialist London harp teachers visit you at home for your harp lessons. Or if preferred, you can visit a Bruce Music harp teacher near you.
The harp is a beautiful and traditional instrument that has long been a feature of classical, folk, Celtic and jazz music. The harp is a surprisingly accessible instrument, against the common misconception that it’s a particularly difficult instrument.
Our small team of specialist London harp teachers work hard to tailor their lesson approach to individual students’ inspirations, tastes, and learning styles. We make learning the harp and becoming musical accessible and fun.
Harp Lesson Content
The harp is an instrument that naturally lends itself to creativity and experimentation. This aspect is reflected in our harp lessons, which primarily focus on the playing and composing of beautiful, melodic music – and the techniques required to do so.
Our harp lessons blend the key essentials of technique, posture and positioning, with performance and creativity to make you an all round harpist and musician. Hopefully you’ll be inspired, engaged, and enjoy the journey.
Your harp lessons work from the basics of posture and position, through plucking techniques, to tunes, melodies and chords, then onto full pieces and songs, and beyond to ensembles, performances, compositions, and exams if you wish.
Every one of our London harp teachers is naturally engaging and encouraging, with the patient, nurturing nature to put you at ease in your harp lessons. They’re also DBS checked for your reassurance.
We provide home visit harp lessons service anywhere around London. If preferred, your nearest Bruce Music teacher can host your harp lessons.
Beginners Harp Lessons London
- The essentials: Posture, hand position, harp maintenance
- Enjoy playing your first notes, scales, and chords
- Study rhythm and melody, and how to read music
- Take great satisfaction in play your first songs and pieces
- Get creative – learn to compose music for harp.
Intermediate Harp Lessons London
- Develop a repertoire of many songs and pieces
- Solidify your harp technique and become a fluent player
- Enjoy performing and composing with and for others
- Learn to play expressively and emotively
- Study and pass harp grade exams if you like
Advanced Harp Lessons London
- Learn and master advanced harp repertoire
- Compose or improvise skilfully on your instrument.
- Enjoy bigger performances, ensembles, or advanced exams
- Enjoy immersing yourself in London’s harp community
Studying Harp Grade Exams
Taking grade exams can give harp students increased confidence, a sense of reward, and a means of measuring progress.
Bruce Music students have a 100% pass rate in grade exams – in both harp, and all other instruments. We’re extremely proud of the talent and hard work they have shown in achieving this, and of the expertise our fantastic harp teachers have demonstrated in guiding them.
We have comprehensive understanding of the criteria of all the major exam boards that offer harp grade exams, so we have full confidence in our ability to prepare you to pass.
It is equally important to the Bruce Music ethos that we don’t fixate on harp exam prep at the expense of general musicianship, understanding, or creativity. Our harp teachers will ensure you pass the exam without sacrificing musical development, or passion for the music you’re playing in your harp lessons
Bruce Music harp students pass exams – but they become musicians too. This is an often neglected element of harp lessons, and music lessons in general.
Our London Harp Teachers
At Bruce Music we have assembled a team full of London’s best, most engaging and talented harp teachers. We only hire harp teachers who share our ethos. They must be:
- Are music graduates, with many having continued to MA or PHD studies
- Are by nature encouraging, nurturing, and patient.
- Have clear DBS checks for your safety and reassurance
- Love the process of working creatively with young children
- Tailor lesson plans to the enthusiasms and passions of the individual
Harp Lessons London – For All Ages & Abilities
One essential of our ethos is that our harp lessons are for everyone. We welcome students of all ages, ability levels, musical tastes and learning styles, and tailor our harp lessons to the benefit of the individual.
Within our team of fantastic harp teachers are specialists in Celtic folk music, specialists working with young children, those with compact portable harps, and those specialising in composing, performing, or exam preparation.
This means that whatever your age, ability, learning style, preference of harp lesson location, musical tastes, or aims and ambitions – there’ll be a teacher in our harp team who’s right for you.
Online Harp Lessons
We provide harp lessons online, using Zoom, Skype, or your preferred other program. Our online harp lessons are becoming increasingly popular, due to their many benefits, including:
- If you want to avoid in-person lessons due to COVID-19.
- If you move elsewhere, but prefer to keep your London harp teacher with whom you’ve built rapport.
- Many students like online, last-minute, pre-exam sessions, or performance dress rehearsals.
- Some students prefer online harp lessons for ease, or many other reasons.
Why Choose Bruce Music?
- London’s premier harp lessons, with experienced, qualified, DBS-checked harp teachers
- Our home visit harp lessons anywhere in London, for your convenience.
- Our students’ 100% pass rate in harp exams, with many earning distinctions
- We’re a specialist team of London’s best harp teachers – run by Alex – not a faceless agency
- Our satisfied students – read our google reviews:
To discover more on Bruce Music's history, origins and ethos, read our story
Book A Harp Lesson Now
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