When the Virginia Harp Center opened in Midlothian, Virginia in 1997, David and Mary Jane D’Arville were determined to create a showroom dedicated to serving all harpists. They succeeded by offering the largest selection of harps on the East Coast by some of the finest lever and pedal harp makers in the world including Camac, Dusty Strings, Lyon & Healy, and Salvi. The D’Arvilles live in Richmond, Virginia and David aspires to someday own a small sports car that will not fit a harp.
Megan Landfair has been the manager of the New Jersey showroom since 2014 and has enjoyed being both the Virginia and Atlanta Harp Center’s Artistic Director since 2018. An accomplished harpist, she has performed as a soloist and as a member of orchestras and chamber groups throughout the United States and Canada. In 2014 Landfair completed her Doctorate in Harp Performance from Indiana University, earning a double minor in Music Education and Arts Administration.
Quinn Croom recently graduated from the University of Richmond with a BS in Environmental Studies and starting working for the Virginia showroom in 2019. She is originally from Charlottesville, Virginia, and began taking harp lessons at age eight under Virginia Schweninger. Quinn has enjoyed performing as a solo harpist for weddings and other events, playing in orchestras and bands, and volunteering with harp through hospice. Besides harp, she also enjoys cooking, skiing, and hiking.
Ashley Crosland has been the manager of the Atlanta Harp Center since 2017. She received a scholarship to study harp at DePauw University School of Music where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance as well as a B.A. in Theatre Performance. She performs for weddings and special events throughout Atlanta and the southeast and offers private lessons in harp.
Cale Hoeflicker has a Doctorate in Music in Guitar performance from Indiana University and an extensive background in music education. He joined the Virginia Harp Center of New Jersey in the summer of 2016 and has enjoyed getting to know the harp world. In addition to his work with Virginia Harp Center, Cale is the guitar professor at St. Joseph’s University. He also teaches locally at the Haddonfield Center and School for Performing Arts.
Maryanne Meyer works in Virginia Harp Center’s New Jersey showroom and maintains an active performance calendar as orchestral harpist, chamber musician, and solo recitalist throughout five Mid-Atlantic states. Maryanne performs regularly as a substitute harpist with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, and is a Teaching Artist through the Lyra Society’s Glissando program.
Amy Roberts is the manager of the Virginia Harp Center’s Virginia showroom and has a BM in French Horn performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. Amy came to the Virginia Harp Center with an extensive music industry retail background and has enjoyed working with harps, both managing the store and gaining repair skills. In addition to keeping up with her professional performing engagements, Amy likes hiking, biking, and sitting on her front porch.