Dr. Celia Chan Valerio, adjunct professor of harp at Tabor College


  • D.M., Doctor of Music in Harp Performance, Indiana University Bloomington
  • M.M., Master of Music in Harp Performance, Indiana University Bloomington
  • B.M., Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance, Loma Linda University, Riverside

Professional Background

  • Adjunct Professor of Harp, Cal Baptist University
  • Harp Instructor, University of California Riverside
  • Adjunct Professor of Harp, La Sierra University
  • Principal Harpist, Sarasota Orchestra, Florida

Recognitions & Awards

  • Winner (2 times), Anne Adams Awards, American Harp Society
  • 1st Place, American String Teachers Association (National)
  • Grand Prize, American String Teachers Association, Indiana
  • Semi-finalist, USA International Harp Competition

Course Taught

  • Harp Instruction (Private Harp Lessons)
  • Harp Pedagogy, Cal Baptist University
  • Harp History, Maintenance and Repair, Indiana University


  • Chan Valerio, C. (2011, July). “The Godefroid Brothers: Félix and Jules Godefroid.” World Harp Congress Convention.