Harp: Anne Denholm

Originally from Carmarthen, Anne Denholm is one of Britain’s leading young harpists and is Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales. Anne received her Master’s degree from the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in London with distinction, graduating with a Regency Award for notable achievement and as the first ever harpist to win the historic RAM Club Prize.

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Anne underwent a British musical upbringing, studying at the Junior Department of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Purcell School, Cambridge University and the RAM. She has won numerous prizes in local, national and international competitions, including second place in the Wales International Harp Festival 2014 and reaching the string category finals of the BBC Young Musician in 2010. She gives regular solo and chamber recitals across the U.K.

Anne is increasingly in demand as an interpreter and performer of new music; she has been recording and premiering new works for harp since 2006. She is a founding member of contemporary experimental quartet, The Hermes Experiment and also greatly enjoys working with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

Anne freelances with orchestras and choirs across Britain and is Principal Harpist with Ensemble Cymru.

Web: www.annedenholm.com / Twitter: @anne_denholm

 

Watch Anne performing with Ensemble Cymru during the 2016-17 Season.