Jessica Siegel


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Institute Presentations

  • Masters Series Forum (TED-talk style): Power Performance, Speaker: Managing Performance Anxiety & Best Practices for Preparing for Performance, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 1:15PM

    Taking a deeper look at how to mentally, musically, physically, and spiritually prepare to perform at your best.

  • Master Series Panel Discussion: Diverse Careers, Friday, June 21, 2019, 3:00PM & 3:45PM

    Create your successful career in music while exploring alternative career paths for today's artist.


Jessica Siegel is the founder and President of Harps, Etc in Walnut Creek, California, a storefront location and online store dedicated to serving the needs of all harpists. She chose to open her own business because of her love for the harp, teaching music, and working with the public. Ms. Siegel established the Harp Academy at Harps, Etc; founded the International Harp Festival in Danville, California; and participated in creating the harp syllabus currently used in the Music Teachers Association of California Certificate of Merit Program. Her performance career has included solo, chamber, and orchestral performances in Cleveland, Ohio and the San Francisco Bay area. She is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music with degrees in both Music Education and Harp Performance, studying harp with Alice Chalifoux.