Lever harpist, Amelia Romano began her music journey on lever harp at age nine, with Bay Area harpist, Diana Stork. She continued her harp studies with Dr. Cheryl Ann Fulton, while completing a Bachelors at UC Berkeley.
Currently a freelance electric and acoustic lever harpist and singer/songwriter in the San Francisco Bay Area, her music influences draw from her year working at Ntonga Music School: Playing for Change Foundationin in South Africa, and studies of Latin and Folk music in the Bay Area with locally based Paraguayan Latin/Jazz harpist, Carlos Reyes, and Venezuelan maestro, Angel Tolosa. Her music fuses Latin, Jazz, Folk and world music styles. She is a founding member of two local bands, StringQuake and WorldSync.
An active performer in the San Francisco Bay Area, Amelia Romano has performed for wedding ceremonies, parties, memorial services, celebrations and other special events for over a decade. Her unique repertoire blends world and original music with special event classics to create an ambiance tailored for your event.
StringQuake Graduates of the San Francisco School of the Arts High School, ’06 and ’05, respectively, Amelia Romano, on electric lever harp, and cellist, Misha Khalikulov, reconnected November 2011. Joined by percussionist, Josh Mellinger, Spring 2013, this electric trio features new world music and original compositions that emphasize improvisation and explore various modes and unusual time signatures.
WorldSync Formed Fall 2012, Amelia Romano on electric lever harp and Josh Mellinger on percussion, fuse Latin, Jazz and original compositions to create a dynamic sound
- School of the Arts High School, San Francisco, (2002-2006)
- Harp and Viola Studies Senior Celtic Harp Concerto, arr. Laura Zaerr, March 2006
- Primary teacher, Diana Stork, (1998-2006)
- Dr. Cheryl Ann Fulton -Touch and tone technique (2006-2009)
- Master Classes Carlos Reyes, Ann Heyman,Daniel Berkman
Amelia Romano has taught private and group lessons in the Bay Area for the past six years. She offers a vibrant repertoire of multicultural music inviting students to explore their musical passion and learn through experience. If interested in taking beginning or intermediate harp lessons please contact here