Guitar & Harp

Welcome to the guitar and harp department at Lamont. Each instrument has a studio page, where you can find additional information about auditioning on that instrument and the programs available.


guitar student and professor


Lamont’s guitar studio is invested in developing well-rounded musicians in a rigorous, encouraging environment. 

Visit the Guitar Studio Page
harp student performing


Lamont harpists study with Courtney Hershey Bress, who has served as Principal Harp of the Colorado Symphony since 2001.

Visit the Harp Studio Page

Guitar & Harp Faculty

Jonathan Leathwood holding a guitar

Jonathan Leathwood

Teaching Professor, Guitar & Music Theory

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Laura Husbands holding acoustic guitar

Laura Husbands

Adjunct Faculty, Guitar

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Courtney Hershey Bress

Courtney Hershey Bress

Adjunct Faculty, Harp

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