“Sarah O’Brien lets the harp sing”
(NH Dagblaad)

Sarah O’Brien harp is an extraordinarily versatile harpist who proves that the harp is no longer to be confined to a narrow Romantic frame but has a voice of its own, from baroque to contemporary literature.

Sarah O’Brien has been principal harpist with the royal Concertgebouw orchestra Amsterdam and the Munich philharmonic for over 20 years.
In 2014 she decided to concentrate her work on her teaching and devoting more time to her students, she is professor of harp at the University of arts Zurich and the University of Music, Basel. Her students are prizewinners of int. competitions and winners to orchestra positions.

Before her positions in Switzerland, Sarah O’Brien was professor at the Mozarteum Salzburg and the Music Hogeschool in Rotterdam, next to her work in the orchestra.
She has taught as guestprofessor to the Music Universities of Munich and Amsterdam, the Sibelius Academy Helsinki, the Juillard school New York,…

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