Dr. Laura L. Brandenburg

Harp Teacher

Laura Brandenburg

SAA Member


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Laura Logan Brandenburg, DMA, served as Harp Instructor on the Texas Christian University School of Music faculty from 2001-2020. In addition, she maintained an active pre-college studio through the TCU Music Prep Department, teaching Suzuki harp students age five through young adult. She currently teaches and coaches private students of all ages in her home studio.

She is founder, director and member of the Octavia Harp Ensemble, performing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and beyond since 1993. A highly regarded freelance harpist, Laura has been a frequent sub with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra since 1990 and has most recently served as Principal Harp with the Lewisville Lake Symphony. She held the position of Principal Harp with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra from 1990 – 2010 as well as Principal Harp in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic from 1995—1997. Laura enjoys performing with Cindy Horstman and Kimberly DeRosa as The Dallas Jazz Harp Ensemble, presenting concerts and educational programs of original tunes and jazz standards arranged for harp trio. Other recent adventures on harp include collaborating with Jeff Walters as The Logan/Walters Harp Duo, performing all original transcriptions and arrangements for two harps.

Active as a camp clinician focused on harp ensemble repertoire, Laura has presented workshops locally and nationally for the past 25 years. She has been honored to serve in various positions on the American Harp Society Board of Directors, and she is currently on the Board of Directors of the Harp in Worship Conference.