by how learning happens, and I love the challenge of
teaching. My Harp Tuesday
video series grew
out of a desire to share some of my thoughts about playing
I offer lessons, both in person at my home in Victoria,
BC and all over the world
via Skype. I work
with a wide
variety of skills levels and ages, lever and pedal harps.
I try to
support each student in whatever goals they have! My Harp Tuesday
give you a good idea of my teaching style.
$37 Canadian for a
half hour lesson and $65
for an hour.
Email me for
availability or if you
have any questions!
(in-person or Skype):
24 hour notice required
(except for illness)
If you need to cancel a lesson, please let me know as soon
Part of booking a lesson is reserving that time slot. I
price for lessons cancelled with less than 24 hours
things to know:
Please park on the street.
If you arrive early you may need to wait in your car - I
don't have a
waiting room and may be teaching or otherwise unable to
let you in. I
try to start and end my lessons on time :)
Please take your shoes off in the entryway.
Scent free zone! Please refrain from wearing perfume or
Harps: I have pedal and lever harps available to use for
though of course you're welcome to bring your own harp.
Payment: Cheque, cash or etransfer are all accepted.
Generally I just
do payment on a lesson by lesson basis, but you're welcome
for a "block" of lessons. If your plans change, I will
Coaching sessions now
Not looking for regular lessons but interested
in having a coaching
session with me? Check out the details
I offer lessons over the internet, using video
chat software, generally
Skype. It can seem weird at first, but it
actually works quite
and you soon forget you're not in the same
room. It's not always
perfect, but it's a lot easier than physically
What do you need for Skype lessons?
A computer and
Most modern laptops come with a built-in
will need an external webcam, which might cost
Video chat requires not just a good download
speed, but also a good
upload speed (sending data from your computer
over the internet).
can try testing with a friend or two to check
what your connection is
works well, and is available for both Mac and
And that's it! I would also suggest using
headphones/ear buds on
ear rather than speakers. If you find
yourself doing a lot of "Skyping" you might end
up upgrading your
and/or getting a separate USB microphone for
use Paypal for payment - I'll send you a Paypal
invoice which you'll be
able to pay with any major credit card or with a
Paypal account. (Note
that for Skype lessons within Canada I prefer to