Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Andrew Chan, Artistic Director of Harps on the Hill, located in Markham, ON, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are a music studio that gives private one-on-one harp lessons, workshops/masterclasses in the group setting, and performances. We also have a retail element in that we run a showroom for harps, and we put on special exhibitions periodically.

Tell us about yourself

Mere passion and love for the harp as a musical instrument and an art form.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Our top competitive students were inspired to pursue a career in music and went on to succeed in auditioning for top professional institutions around the US and Canada and with top scholarships. Our showroom brought in some of the rarest harp models into and across Canada.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?


What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Be determined, sensitive, and ready for hard work!

Where can people find you and your business?


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