Why buy from us?
The Atlanta Harp Center takes great pride in offering personal assistance to our customers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to keeping our customers happy with excellent service. We offer the following services to make your harp buying experience an enjoyable one:
* a wide selection of harps to choose from
* generous trade-in values
* 90% trade up policy for any lever harp purchased from AHC within 5 years to any pedal harp we carry (certain restrictions apply)
* first regulation free on new pedal harps
* easy financing available through Allegro Acceptance
* a unique rent-to-own program on lever harps
Michael Hagan: Manager
Michael has managed the Atlanta Harp Center since 2012 and has worked in the business field for the past 9 years . He holds a business degree from Troy University and a biology degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Michael offers harpists extensive knowledge about a variety of lever and pedal harp models and manufacturers, provides appraisals, and performs minor woodworking repairs and adjustments on instruments brought into the store. He maintains active relationships with a number of large and small harp manufacturers in the US and abroad to ensure that Atlanta Harp Center customers have access to a wide variety of instruments, music, and accessories. In addition, he works closely with the local chapter of the American Harp Society to co-sponsor performers, workshops, and special events for the harp community.
Ashley Danielle Collins: Assistant Manager
Ashley Collins received a scholarship to study harp at DePauw University School of Music where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance as well as a B.A. in Theatre Performance. She performs for weddings and special events throughout Atlanta and the southeast and offers private lessons in harp.
Ashley brings passion and blissful peace to the minds and hearts of all who have the pleasure to hear her play her harp. For the past fourteen years, she has devoted her life to the harp traveling the world to broaden her musical horizons through learning and performing. From playing harp on the streets of South America, to studying Celtic folk music in Ireland to learning and performing Bollywood music in Bombay, India, Ashley has been living a musical escapade!
Ashley teaches lessons on lever and pedal harp at the Atlanta Harp Center and in Peachtree City, GA. She specializes in beginner harp with a focus on encouragement and an emphasis on proper technique. www.eleganceofmusic.com
Tyler Hartley: Harpist-in-residence
Tyler started harp lessons at the age of six. She began her collegiate studies at the Eastman School of Music, where she was a recipient of the Eileen Malone Scholarship and studied under Kathleen Bride, and later attended Kennesaw State University, where she was 2011’s Concerto Competition winner with the Boieldieu Harp Concerto. Tyler holds a bachelor's degree in Music Performance
An avid performer, Tyler serves as principal harpist for the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Orchestra, principal harpist for the Georgia Philharmonic Orchestra and second harpist for the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she frequently freelances with various regional groups including the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Macon Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, North Georgia Symphony Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Coastal Symphony of Georgia, Tara Winds and the Atlanta Wind Symphony.
Tyler teaches private lessons on both lever and pedal harp to students of all ages. She lives in Woodstock with her two fancy rats, Lyon and Healy.