Joyce Harkey


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Accent Music

Joyce Harkey took regular piano lessons as a child and remembers the day when she was a teenager and her love for music just clicked. She focused on what she could do to use music to help others and with her mom’s background in nursing, Joyce studied music therapy. After getting married, she supported her husband Steve’s music store in Wilmington, Delaware and focused on raising their five children. After the children grew, she joined Steve in the store with a focus on operations and organizing the store’s 400 music lessons.