San Francisco State University


Program includes: orchestra, choral, chamber music, jazz, world music, pedagogy, composition, electronic music, music for films, music education.  Of importance, the music department is highly collaborative and eager to work with talented and highly motivated students that bring a unique and interesting focus to being a harpist in today’s world.

Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Music, Master of Arts
Harp instructors:
Karen Gottlieb
Number of harp students enrolled in 2020-2021
Lessons available for non-majors?
Harp minor offered?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
...are highly motivated & interested in smaller chamber & orchestral ensembles or solo harp.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
a collaboration with the faculty to create one's own program within a standard music program
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
orchestra, opera and chamber ensembles and touring artists/groups in all musical styles.
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
Highly collaborative and well regarded faculty who navigate the current musical world
Updated for 2021-2022