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. Teaching music lessons is a passion for Phaedra. She desires to understand brain development and uses that in her teaching according to readiness and learning style of each individual student. Phaedra has studied harp with three great harpists/pedagogues: Deborah Wells-Clark, Jara Goodrich and Alice Chalifoux.