Stephanie Bennett teaches harp and autoharp in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. The Hollywood Reporter has called Stephanie Bennett “one of our country’s top harpists.” Awards include First Prize in the Salvi International Competition of Jazz & Pop Harp. She has performed in the United States, Switzerland, France, South America, Australia and Japan, including solo harp performances for the Harp Society of the Australian Capitol Territory; the International Music Seminars in Montpelier, France; and the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Stephanie has also played harp onscreen in television, music videos and films, appearing with Celine Dion, Trisha Yearwood, Aerosmith, John Tesh, and Bette Midler; and on American Idol, the Voice, and Dancing With the Stars. Ms. Bennett has produced and released several recordings of her original compositions. She has also played harp on the recordings of many other artists, including Sir Paul McCartney, Linda Ronstadt, the Dixie Chicks, Josh Groban, the Ray Conniff Singers, and Spongebob Squarepants. She played harp on Adele’s multi-Grammy-winning “21” and Beck’s multi-Grammy-winning “Morning Phase.” Stephanie Bennett is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music (with a degree in Harp Performance, With High Distinction). She has pursued further study at Grove School of Music (courses in Advanced Modern Harmony, Composition and Arranging) and at UCLA Extension (20th Century Harmony, Orchestration, and Recording Techniques). She member (and a past president) of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society, and can offer students the opportunity to participate in its many activities.