Marcia Dickstein, Harp

MARCIA DICKSTEIN has been enticing new audiences to the harp in chamber music and solo with orchestra, and inspiring composers to write new works in classical and jazz genres. As Founder/Artistic Director of The Debussy Trio which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, she has performed worldwide: in the US, Europe, Scandinavia and Japan, over NPR radio, on commercial & PBS TV.

She plays with the Long Beach Symphony and has over 375 film credits. Her many CDs include solo chamber music and solo with chorus.

Adjunct Professor of Harp at Cal State University/Long Beach, Westmont College, Santa Barbara and Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo, CA, Ms. Dickstein holds Master Classes throughout the USA and maintains a private studio in Los Angeles. Her transcriptions and scholarly editions of solo and chamber music for professional and student level harpists are published by Fatrock Ink of Los Angeles (available at and latest recording on Klavier label “Look Ahead” which features 10 new works especially written for The Debussy Trio.


 Marcia Dickstein Recordings

Chill Dog

Marcia Dickstein, Harp
Chill Dog

Total 11 pieces
© 2012 Leapin' Lena Music, BMI
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chill dog is original music to relax your best friend. This recording of improvisational harp composed and performed by Marcia Dickstein combined with electronic enhancement by multi-Grammy Award Winner Fred Vogler will help keep your dog company while you're away. Repeated listening will actually reduce stress and anxiety. It's aural comfort food for you and your pooch. Pupsnap Music is dedicated to producing quality sounds that even the most discerning ears will appreciate. A loving and artistic relationship with our pets is integral to our well-being. We hope you enjoy this product.

Arnold Bax - Chamber Music for Harp

Arnold Bax
Chamber Music for Harp
Marcia Dickstein

Total 5 pieces
© 2007 Fatrock Ink Music Publishers
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Marcia Dickstein, Harp - With Evan Wilson, Viola, Angela Wiegand, Flute, Leslie Reed, English Horn, Rene Mandel, Violin, Natalie Leggett, violin, Simon Oswell, Viola, and Timothy Landauer, Cello in works by ARNOLD BAX

The Harp Column
"A fine musician...expressive yet rock-solid playing."
MusicWeb International (10/11/2010)
"Dickstein impresses here as elsewhere with her powerful delivery and her delicacy in matters of dynamics."
Solo with Orchestra/Chorus:
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Glendale, CA
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Louisville
  • New West, CA
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • South Bay, CA
  • Roger Wagner Chorale
  • William Hall Chorale
Film/TV: (sample list)
  • Tin Tin
  • War Horse
  • Horton Hears A Who
  • Indiana Jones 4
  • Hop
  • The Royal Tennenbaums
  • Toy Story 1-3
  • Matrix 1-3
  • Minority Report
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Aaron Copland Fund
  • NEA
  • Meet the Composer
  • US Fund at Int'l Festivals
  • California Arts Council
  • Dept. Cultural Affairs, L.A.
  • Presser Foundation of PA
  • Times Mirror Los Angeles


  • St. Paul Sunday
  • Performance Today
  • Voice of America
  • 200 NPR Stations
  • United States
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Scandinavia
  • Alaska
  • Oregon
  • Santa Fe