May 2008 She completed her Masters
Degree in Harp Performance and Literature at the prestigious
Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY
where she studied with Kathleen Bride. There she was
awarded the Eileen Malone Scholarship, the Eastman School
of Music Performer's Certificate and the Robert Barlow
award for Excellence in Harp Performance.
Previous to this she attended the Royal
Northern College of Music with
Eira Lynn Jones
from which she graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors degree
with first class honors.
Recently she was on tour with the American
Wind Symphony Orchestra, based in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania. Here she gave a performance of the recently
commissioned concerto for harp and wind orchestra by H. Badings. In the summer of 2007
she was presented with a
scholarship to attend the Brevard Summer Music Festival in
North Carolina. She then went as
a part of the Eastman Broadband Ensemble to
perform in the Spazio Music Festival in Cagliari, Sardinia
in performances of a new opera.
She regularly gives recitals around the
UK, recent performances include the Benslow Music Trust,
Bushey Music and Arts Festival, the Women's Institute and
for the Camphill Trust at Delrow House.
She has vast experience performing for weddings
and other professional functions. She has a wide range of
repertoire perfect for every occasion and is always open
to requests for new music