MUS 259 Harp
Darice Avakian Augustson has 30 years of experience teaching harp and piano to all ages from beginners to college level and 43 years of experience as a performer. She received a BM in harp and voice from St. Francis University where she studied with Sister M. Charles Zeverinck, OSF. She has also studied with Lucy Lewis at Oberlin College. Mrs. Augustson has performed with the Warrenton Virginia Chamber Orchestra; the Concert Band, Orchestra and Chorale of East Central State University in Ada, Oklahoma; the Oklahoma City String Ensemble; Tangerine Tent Summer Theater at Lewis University in Lockport, Illinois; and Bella Musica in Springfield, MO. She is a co-founder of Harps for the Heart, a non-profit organization that provides live harp music at the bedside. She is also a member of Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, Theta Chi Sigma, and the American Harp Society.