Virginia Crrumb – Harp

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Has been playing harp at the New Hampshire Music Festival since 1997. She began harp studies with Lynne Palmer, then went on to study with Alice Chalifoux and Ann Hobson Pilot.

Ms. Crumb holds undergraduate degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master’s degree in both harp performance and musicology from the New England Conservatory of Music.

She has played principal harp in the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Victoria Symphony (Canada). In addition to Hong Kong and Canada, she has performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and toured Europe with several ensembles. She was a Tanglewood fellowship recipient and has played at the Grand Teton and New Hampshire Music Festivals. She performs with the New Hampshire Music Festival, Springfield Symphony, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Alea III. In 1994, she was a featured performer at the American Harp Society’s National Convention.

She has made numerous recordings of contemporary music.

Ms. Crumb has been on the music faculties of New England Conservatory, Milton Academy and Emmanuel College. She is the former president of the Boston Chapter of the American Harp Society.