Stephanie Curcio has a long, well established reputation in the world of harp. Born, bred and trained in New York City, she attended the High School of Music & Art (currently known as the Lincoln Center School for the Arts) where she was introduced to the harp. Within months of starting, she began lessons with Lucille Lawrence and later coached with Carlos Salzedo both privately and at the Camden Harp Colony. After having obtained multiple degrees in music (harp and piano) as well as in psychology (human learning), she went on to build a long, illustrious career as a solo, ensemble, and orchestral harpist, a teacher, arranger, and composer. In 1969 she and her family moved to New Hampshire where she has resided ever since. She taught as adjunct faculty for many years at the University of New Hampshire, Phillips Exeter and Phillips Andover Academies, and privately. Her students have attended the ﬁnest conservatories, won major competitions, and currently perform and teach across the United States. Her arrangements and compositions are recognized and performed Internationally. In 1989 Stephanie launched Stephanie Curcio Publications which currently offers over 90 musical works.
In 2014, one of her students was declared a Presidential Scholar in Music. Stephanie was recognized as a Master Teacher by the U. S. Secretary of Education. In 2008, the New Hampshire House of Representatives presented her with an award for --”40 years of service and contribution to the enhancement of the art of music in New Hampshire”. Currently, Stephanie teaches privately, gives workshops across the country, writes new works (some on commission) and often writes articles for major harp journals. If you have any questions, or wish to contact her, send Email to: