Phaedra has been working in the Kansas City area since 2001 as a performing artist and teacher of harp and piano. Phaedra earned her Masters of Music in Music Theory from the University of Missouri—Kansas City, Conservatory of Music and Dance. Her Bachelor of Arts degree in Harp Pedagogy (the art of teaching) was earned at Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, KS. Phaedra has studied with three great harpists/pedagogues: Deborah Wells-Clark, Jara Goodrich and Alice Chalifoux. She also studied piano pedagogy with Karen McClellan.