Phala Tracy


Adjunct Instructor of Harp in Music and Music - Strings

BM Oberlin Conservatory of Music, MFA California Institute of the Arts

Teachers include Yolanda Kondonassis, Alice Chalifoux, Judy Loman, Susan Allen and Mary Kay Waddington.

In addition to teaching at Gustavus Adolphus, Phala also teaches at Studio Fidicina in Minneapolis, MN and at summer Suzuki institutes across the country.  She has developed a curriculum of Music Theory in Song and Rhyme for all instruments as well as a collection of Songs for Sight Reading for harp students. She is an active arranger, composer, improviser and freelance musician.

Phala has recorded a children’s CD of Critter Songs, all about cats, fish, dogs, bugs, tree toads, fruit bats, imaginary lizards and a frig frog fairy dog wog!

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MUS-265Harp182018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
MUS-278Harp72008/SP, 2007/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2005/FA, and 2005/SP
MUS-365Harp42010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA