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There are 83 artists.
Jeanie is a teacher of music and elementary school studies in both the USA and Australia. She has directed children’s choirs in both schools and churches. As a composer, her works include a children’s musical, choral works for adult choir and a book of original songs for harp. It was after the group “Fleur-de-Lys” of Ellensburg, Washington discovered and recorded several of her songs that she decided to write trios for harp, cello and flute.
Becky Baxter is well known in the world of early harp music. She has done considerable recording and performing in the arena of historical performance practice for Spanish and Italian music of the renaissance and baroque periods. She is usually seen performing as a baroque continuo harp player on the Italian triple row harp or Iberian cross-strung harp.
Born 1916, in New Haven, Connecticut, Ruth Berman began her harp studies at the age of thirteen. She studied with Carlos Salzedo, Marie Miller, Lucille Lawrence and Casper Reardon and Ronald Herder.
In New York she played both classical and jazz, and wrote her own Jazz arrangements. [We are happy to say that she is now notating some of her great jazz arrangements, and they should be available within the next year.] Ruth was also a studio musician at NBC, CBS and ABC.
Ms. Berman Harris has recently moved to Arizona and is active in harp society activities there.
Pamela Bruner has been a musician all her life, but when she found the Celtic harp, she found her true love. Pamela’s musical career now includes performing across the country, recording, composing, and teaching Celtic harp. As a singer/songwriter, she brings a fresh perspective to the field by performing on the Celtic harp, rather than the guitar. As a teacher, her warm, engaging manner helps her students as much as her innovative approaches to teaching harp arranging, composition, songwriting, and harp accompaniment for vocals.
Laurie Buchanan (harp) graduated from the Eastman School of Music where she studied harp with Eileen Malone and Marcel Granjany. She has been principal harp with the American Wind Symphony, the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre, and the San Antonio Symphony. Mrs. Buchanan appears frequently in chamber music recitals and has been a featured soloist throughout the East and Southwestern United States. Active as freelance musician, she has performed with numerous national touring companies of Broadway musicals and made appearances with names such as Count Basie, Johnny Mathis, Dave Brubeck, and Luciano Pavarotti.
Jennifer Buehler is a board certified music therapist and mother of three. She started playing lap harp as a music therapy intern. She believes in the possibilities of the small harp as its own instrument with a unique sound instead of a “big harp wannabe”! She also performs on the 36-string harp as a soloist and as part of the Lincoln (NE) Harp Duo.
Hugh Callison is a retired music educator of forty years. His experiences included teaching band, choir, orchestra and general music in public and private schools as well as several years as a college professor and arts administrator. He holds a bachelors degree from Olivet Nazarene University and masters and doctoral degrees from Ball State University. In his retirement, he has pursued composing and arranging for the lever harp as a hobby.
Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience and toxicology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. Evelyn studied concert accordion with her father, Robert S. Tiffany, Jr., classical pedal harp with Gayel Panke Gibson at the University of Texas at El Paso and Laurie Buchanan at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and voice with Lori Joachim Fredericks, formerly with Texas A&M University. She is accordionist with the Texas-based contra dance band “Jalapeño Honey” and arranges all of the band’s music. Evelyn learned about Scottish harp through workshops with Judith Peacock Cummings, Allison Kinnaird, Wendy Stewart, Ann Heymann, Patsy Seddon, and others. She was named Harper of the Day at the Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games and the Ohio Scottish Games in 2004 and the Stone Mountain Highland Games in 2005. She is former president of the Scottish Harp Society of America and teaches workshops on singing with harp.
Carrie is a founding member of The Barolk Folk and owner of Barolk Folk Music. A dulcimer player with one foot in the early music world and one in the folk world, she has been exploring the territory common to both for 20 years in her books and recordings. The Barolk Folks’ award-winning recordings have won the hearts of listeners for over 15 years.0 products
Linda DeBrita, of Scotia, NY, was a classically trained pianist whose interest in folk and Celtic music led her to the harp and the hammered dulcimer. An active church musician, having performed in many worship settings on piano, organ, hammered dulcimer, harp and handbells, she also performed regularly on both the harp and hammered dulcimer with several acoustic music ensembles including with harpist Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher in the duo, “Harpfaire”, and was harpist with The Music Company Orchestra. A Family Nurse Practitioner and Hospice R.N. by profession, she combined her interest in music and medicine as a Certified Music Practitioner and graduate of the Music for Healing and Transition Program. Ms. DeBrita passed away peacefully at home in March, 2008. She had an aggressive form of ovarian cancer.
Whitney Dobyns resides in Roanoke, Virginia in heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. She studied harp performance at Liberty University with Heidi O’Gara and at the University of Virginia with Heidi Lehwalder and traditional harp through workshops with Grainne Hambly, William Jackson and Robin Huw Bowen. As a member of the chamber group Obligato and the harp and recorder duo Musica Gallica, she performs in a variety of venues across Southwest and Central Virginia. An enthusiastic exponent of both classical and folk harp, Whitney teaches traditional harp at Hollins University and maintains a private studio of youth and adult harp students in Roanoke.
Celtic harpist Pamela Dorian has studied harp both independently and at the University of Central Arkansas. She has performed throughout Arkansas, including for the grand opening of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library. In addition to the 22-string series, Pamela has published works for flute and harp. She plays a walnut Celtic harp made by Dusty Strings.
Born in Fort Smith Arkansas, Charlene attended North Texas State University where she studied organ, harp and piano. Her harp instructor was Lilian Phillips. She graduated with a Master’s in Music. Her first teaching job was at a school for delinquent high school girls in Gainesville, TX. She was a tiny lady, but well respected by the students. She moved to Alvin in 1949, taught elementary music in the public school system, and also taught privately for 30 years. Charlene had a delightful sense of humor, and had many devoted students. Charlene North Drake passed away in her sleep on February 18, 2007. She was 80, and had congestive heart disease. A memorial service was held for her on February 26, 2007 in the Confederate Cemetery in Alvin, TX. The officiating Reverend gave a beautiful talk on the wonders and joys of music, and how Charlene shared this with so many people.