Other highlights of the festival, which is in its fourth year, include a celebration of the life and work of the globallyrenowned harpist
, Dr Osian Ellis, to mark his 90th birthday.
In the year 2000 the historic appointment of Royal Harpist
to the Prince of Wales was revived and Catrin was the first to take on this role for Prince Charles.
According to festival director Elinor Bennett, herself an acclaimed harpist
and teacher, Dr Ellis was a still a huge inspiration to her and fellow musicians around the world.
Cymber Lily Quinn is a harpist
, composer, and confidence coach.
I'd like to be a classical harpist
or a pop singer and a harpist
," she said.
was lovely, we also had the previous royal harpist
I've been offered the chance to study harp as an undergraduate at the Juilliard School of Music in New York and this would involve studying with other international students under Nancy Allen, a world-renowned harpist
and teacher, which would be such a fantastic opportunity," said Emily who is a member of Folkestra at The Sage Gateshead.
HIGH HOPES: Teenage harpist
Emily Hoile is hoping to raise enough money to attend the Juilliard School in New York
Gloucester Crown Court heard how Phillips, a harpist
to the Prince of Wales for four years, was found with items taken in burglaries near her home at St Briavels, Forest of Dean.
She told Gloucester Crown Court that her drug problem had started even before she began a stint as official harpist
to the heir to the throne in July 2004.
We need to keep moving on but we couldn't get the harpist
Adjunct faculty member and harpist
Denise Grupp-Verbon of Owens Community College in Toledo and Findlay, Ohio, has been chosen to receive the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges' prestigious Adjunct Teacher of the Year award.