Austin Harp Lessons

austin-harp-lessonsAll students enrolled with harp instructor Sarah Oliver Ladd are offered a well-rounded program of instruction with training in technique, repertoire, theory, and musicianship. Harp lesson students work on solo pieces, as well as other materials that are appropriate for his or her level of development.

Using the basic principles of the Salzedo method, students will work to build a strong technical foundation. Developed by revolutionary harpist and composer Carlos Salzedo, this modern harp technique emphasizes aesthetics, musicality, and most importantly, relaxation. Body awareness and overall wellness are crucial parts of learning any instrument and will be an important recurring topic in the instruction of students.