Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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Harp Faculty – Flint Institute of Music                                                                                                       2007 – Present

  • Instruct beginning and intermediate level harpists in a private studio environment.
  • Perform and travel with Flint Institute of Music faculty for faculty recitals and annual French-American exchange to advertise and promote Flint Institute of Music programs.
  • Present the harp for young musicians aged 4-12 in both formal and informal settings.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records on student’s information, progress and attendance. Meet and maintain Flint Institute of Music goals on student enrollment and progress.
  • Collaborate with office personnel and assist with financial aid decisions for all harp students.

HarpFusion Ambassador  – University of Arizona                                                                                    2003 – 2007

  • ­Perform and travel with 14-member harp ensemble to promote HarpFusion and the University of Arizona.
  • Assist auditioning students and incoming freshman with University of Arizona policies and procedures.
  • Participated as a peer instructor for the Arizona Summer Harp Experience, a summer harp program.
  • Perform and present the harp to over 500 elementary, middle and high school students.

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PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Orchestral Harpist

  • Principal Harpist for Lansing Symphony Orchestra.
  • Performed as Principal and Substitute Harpist for Ann Arbor Symphony, Flint Symphony, Southern Arizona Symphony, Salt Lake Symphony and the Olympic International Orchestra (2002).
  • Performed several harp concertos with the Murray Symphony including the Handel, Concerto in B-flat; Saint-Saëns, Morceau de Concert; Rodrigo, Concierto Serenata; and Malecki, Concerto in an Old Style for two harps.

Ensemble Harpist

  • Recorded two CDs with the University of Arizona’s Harp Ensemble, HarpFusion.
  • Performed and Traveled with HarpFusion for four years to China, Korea, Spain and throughout the South West United States.

Solo Harpist

  • Performed several solo and chamber faculty recitals at the Flint Institute of Music.
  • Competed in and won several competitions including the University of Arizona Concerto Competition, Maria Rosa Calvo-Manzano Spanish International harp Competition, and the ASTA National Solo Competition.

 
EDUCATION

Masters of Music (harp) Performance (GPA – 8.0)                                                                              August 2009
­University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Prof. Joan Holland and Prof. Lynne Aspnes

­Bowdoin Summer Music Festival
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME                                                                                                                              July 2009

  • June Han

Bachelors of Music (harp) Performance (GPA – 3.8)                                                                               April 2007
­University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Dr. Carrol McLaughlin

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