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Rita Schindler

Harp


Orchestral

Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Opera North
Ulster Orchestra
Welsh National Opera
Nova Music Opera
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mid Wales Opera Company
English Symphony Orchestra
Mahogany Opera Group
Bampton Classical Opera
Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra
Central England Ensemble

Concertos Performed
Boieldieu Harp Concerto
Debussy Dances
Gliere Harp Concerto
Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto

Education/Qualifications
2014 - present      BCU Birmingham Conservatoire, Junior Fellow
2012 - 2014          Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Mmus, Principal study: Harp, with Imogen Barford.
2007 - 2011          BCU Birmingham Conservatoire, Bmus (Hons) Principal study: Harp, with Catherine White.

Awards/Scholarships
2014, September - Honorary Junior Fellowship from Birmingham Conservatoire
2012, November - Winner of the Central England Ensemble Concerto Competition
2012-2014 - Scholarship to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama
2010, September - Scholarship from BCU, Birmingham Conservatoire
2010, May - 1st prize - chamber music category at the North London Festival of Music and Drama
2008, June - Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist and Sir John Barbirolli Foundation Recipient

Teaching

2019-present
Head of Harp at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Jr RBC
2016-present
Harp Teacher at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Recording Label
Hyperion

Performing Experience
Rita has performed professionally in and in front of numerous orchestras and choirs and ensembles in Britain and across Europe. As a soloist, Rita has performed live on BBC radio3 and radio4 with various ensembles and orchestras and recently played harp concertos with Birmingham Chamber Orchestra, Central England Ensemble, Solihull Symphony Orchestra and Reading Symphony Orchestra.

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Instruments
Harp