Marguerite Williams

Harp

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Locations

  • Chicago, IL
  • Logos School of Music

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Professional Associations

American Harp Society, World Harp Congress, American Federation of Musicians

Qualifications

  • BM Eastman School of Music
  • PC Eastman School of Music
  • MM Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Formerly on faculty at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami
  • Harp Coach Chicago Youth Symphony, University of Chicago, New World School of the Arts
  • Clinician for National Harp Conferences

Rate

varies depending on length and location

Background & Experience

Ms. Williams has over 13 years of professional teaching experience on all levels from beginner to very advanced on both pedal and lever harps. She currently teaches in Chicago through her private harp studio, Logos School of Music and the Irish Music School of Chicago. Her students have been awarded scholarships to attend various schools including the Univesrity of Illinois, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Miami as well as many summer programs across the world.

Ms. Williams is currently finishing her latest pedagogy book "Harp Technique, Theory and Musicianship". Previously she has published two volumes of Harp Ensemble literature through Lyon & Healy Publishing and several individual selections privately.

Students student harp repertoire, theory, musicianship, solfege, ensemble and music history in their weekly lessons. Her students present 2-3 recitals annually as well as participate on regional performance opportunities.