Who Is Highway Harpist?
Elizabeth Webb is a professional harpist who has been playing harp for over 22 years.
From Classical music at a wedding ceremony in Sugar Land, to Jazz and R&B for an anniversary party in The Woodlands, to comforting hymns for a memorial in Galveston, Houston Harp Music has your live music special requests covered. Elizabeth loves helping brides find the perfect piece to set the mood and offers dozens of video and audio samples to help you choose your music. With over 700 songs on her iPad Pro, Elizabeth is ready to take your guests’ special requests and make the event even more memorable.Elizabeth studied harp under Megan Metheney-Lauzet, Christine Vivona, and Mindy Ball, and earned degrees from Biola University and the University of Arizona. She has played in many groups, orchestras, ensembles, and solo performances in several countries. She is currently working on recording her 3rd harp CD.
Elizabeth now resides in Houston, Texas with her husband Joshua, where she teaches in several local schools and gives private harp lessons in person and over video chat. Because Elizabeth has degrees in both music performance and in teaching, she is able to tailor lessons to any student’s needs and abilities, regardless of age or level. Students love the fact that Elizabeth has created her own harp curriculum, because it means the music is adjusted to meet their level. Elizabeth has taught harp to students in multiple states and countries, both in person and online through video chat. She helps people achieve their harp dreams, whatever that may be. Elizabeth also has experience teaching harp to students with disabilities, including students who are blind and read Braille.
Elizabeth serves on the board of 2 harp non-profits, as President of the Gulf Coast Harpers and as Webmaster for the Greater Houston Chapter of the American Harp Society.Elizabeth believes all harpists should be empowered to create their own music and run their business successfully. Wishing to make the harp journey easier for others, in January 2019 Elizabeth launched Harpli, an online community containing lessons for every harpist, including templates and video demonstrations to help harpists create sheet music, market themselves, teach harp, and better their craft.
Elizabeth enjoys using MuseScore to create her own harp arrangements and compositions. Elizabeth often creates special arrangements for her students and offers her sheet music for sale on her own website and on Sheet Music Plus. All of Elizabeth’s CDs feature several of Elizabeth’s arrangements. Elizabeth has created 3 in-depth courses on Harpli for harpists on how to create sheet music with MuseScore.