Alaina Graiser, DMA

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Adjunct Instructor, Harp

Contact Information
(936) 294-4251
Music Practice Studio 19


An avid performer, researcher, and teacher, Dr. Alaina Graiser has shared her passion for pedagogy with harpists around the world, including recent engagements as adjunct instructor of harp pedagogy at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and guest lecturer at the World Harp Congress in Sydney, Australia; the American Harp Society Summer Institute in Logan, Utah; the Lexington Talent Education Association Midwinter Harp Workshop; and harp pedagogy courses around the midwest US and Toronto, Canada. Prior to her appointment at SHSU, Dr. Graiser served as President of Cincinnati Chapter of the American Harp Society and directed an annual summer harp camp for local harpists for four years. Dr. Graiser has performed across the United States and Canada, including performances at Carnegie Hall, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and regional tours with the REFLECT harp+percussion duo. Dr. Graiser received her DMA in harp performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with Gillian Benet Sella, following her MM from the University of Toronto with Judy Loman and the BM from the University of Texas at Austin with Delaine Leonard.