About Us

New Dealer in Arizona

Arizona harp lovers may purchase and/or rent a Lyon & Healy, Salvi and Dusty Strings harp through the newest factory authorized dealer: Phoenix Harp Center. 


Co-owners Stephen Hartman & Willard E. White

Stephen brings his broad experience as a symphony, solo and recording artist to help you find just the right harp. Picture (at right) was the view from his desk while working at the Chicago showroom of Lyon & Healy Harps for 9 years. More info - see below. 

Harp Sales, Rentals, Lessons & Guild-certified Technical Support

For your harp needs, Phoenix Harp Center has it all. Contact us soon. 

Stephen Hartman

Critical Acclaim

"Impressive Playing" Chicago Tribune "

"Passionately controlled" Chicago Reader​


Chicago Tribune announcing the Gliere Concerto with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra

April 1991

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1991-04-04/features/9101300909_1_fair-lady-stephen-hartman-perform




Performance History

Stephen Hartman served as principal harpist to the Elgin Symphony (1988 to 2013). He performed with the major ensembles in the Chicago area which include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (at home and international tours), Chicago Opera Theater, Joffrey Ballet, St. Charles Singers, additionally with Milwaukee Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, William Ferris Chorale (Chicago concerts & recordings plus Pontifical Instiute at Vatican Rome), Rembrandt Chambers Players and (with great fun) the Warner Brothers Symphony's national tour accompanying Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd! His Ravinia Festival Orchestra appearances included work with Tony Bennett, Ray Charles & Stephen Sondheim, as well as many national tours with Johnny Mathis. 

Lyon & Healy Sales Staff

Stephen was a national sales manager for 

Lyon & Healy Harps 

Chicago (2004 to 2013). 

Education

Schooled at Interlochen Arts Academy and Indiana University, he has served on the faculties of DePaul University and  Arizona State University ​as instructor of harp. Since 2013, he teaches privately at 

the Phoenix Harp Center. 

https://vimeo.com/129822172

Claude Debussy's Sacred & Profane Dances for harp and strings.
Accompaniment is arranged and performed by Stephen Hartman. 
Featured harps are both Lyon & Healy: pedal Style 30 and electric lever Silhouette. 
Directed and edited by Cale Pascual of Rōnōmet Films, Jacen Sievers cinematographer.
Audio recordered at Canyon Records with engineer Russ Marsden.
Filmed at Central United Methodist Church, Phoenix, AZ in June 2015.