I have played the piano since I was in grade school, and in middle age decided I wanted to try the harp.
It's humbling as an adult to start a new instrument! Wilma puts me at ease, and
I'm so happy learning proper technique from her and the fundamentals.
She's a wonderful teacher. I'm also grateful to her for making the Merlin
harp available, first as a rental, and then by facilitating the purchase process.
Wilma is wonderful! Very professional, keen and alert to the needs of her students. It has been a pleasure to study the harp with her guidance.
With my busy work schedule and living in a small community outside of KC, I never thought
I'd ever have the time to learn to read music, much less take harp lessons, but Ms. Liles has made this possible. She and I have been
"meeting" via Skype every week for my 1/2 hour lessons for more than 2 years. To my amazement, I actually
played a harp arrangement of Debussy's "Claire de Lune" for my daughter and her
fiancé after Christmas dinner this last year. Wilma is extremely patient and understands
the demands of the working adult. She encourages me and helps me work through the
difficulties of learning to play harp on a limited time schedule. I know that I would not
have "hung in there" this long if she was not who she is, focused and patient, bringing
out the best in my learning to play harp. Sylvia Arvizu
I really enjoyed being a student of Wilma Liles. She is a very patient
person and will work with you at your pace. She tailored her lessons to the
type of music that I was interested in, and passed along her love of harps
to me. I'm very lucky to have found Wilma as my teacher. Sheri Blauwiekel
Wilma is a knowledgeable and patient instructor who is understanding of
those of us who have other responsibilities in our life. She offers
encouragement and suggestions to resolve any hurdles that we may have either
physically (e.g. arthritis) or emotionally (e.g. dealing with stage fright).
She continues to add her personal achievements to her resume without doting
and she is willing to share her home with her students. She has a joyful
spirit and she is a true friend to her students. Christine Kramer
Wilma is a wonderful teacher. She loves the harp, as is evidenced by her
own skill and her determination to "do it right." She has a masterful
knowledge of this instrument, and a hunger to pass that knowledge on to her
students. I feel blessed to have found her as my harp instructor.
Wilma Liles is a wonderful teacher. She is great with young children. My
daughter has taken harp lessons from her for four years and has progressed
wonderfully. I know it will be a lifelong interest for her. I highly
recommend Mrs. Liles. Stephanie Adams