Therese Honey – Irish harp
Therese is a full time professional harpist and harp teacher (www.ThereseHoney.net). She began her harp studies at age seven with Houston Symphony harpist Beatrice Rose, with whom she studied for thirteen years. Therese has studied with several noted harpists at the Amherst Early Music Workshop and the Historical Harp Conference and with noted Irish harpists Michael Rooney, Grainne Hambly and Michelle Mulcahy at workshops in Ireland and at the O’Flaherty’s Irish Music Retreat.
Therese is a nationally recognized clinician and adjudicator. In 2008 she became a registered Suzuki Harp Teacher. She runs the highly successful Houston Harp Studio, which enrolls pupils of all ages for instruction on pedal harp and lever harp. She has been on the faculty of the Houston Baptist University Summer Harp Festival for over 10 years.
Therese has performed at the O’Carolan Harp Festival in Keadue, Co. Roscommon, and with the well known Irish group, The Chieftains. Her recorded output includes two solo CDs of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English music on the Waterbug Records label, Mosaic (1997) and Summer’s End (2012), plus two albums of classical and early music and two albums with Houston-based Wyndnwyre (“wind and wire”). She has also published four books of Celtic music arranged for harp.
Therese can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org