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BARBARA ALLEN
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Barbara Allen, since winning second prize in the Seventh International Harp Competition held in Israel, has appeared as soloist with the Caramoor and Waterloo festivals, Philharmonia Virtuosi, Greenwich Symphony and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Ms. Allen is a member of Parnassus, the Perspectives Ensemble and LíOpera Francais and has appeared with Tashi, Orpheus, St. Lukeís Chamber Ensemble and the New World String Quartet. She has also performed with numerous orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, and the American Symphony Orchestra. She is currently principal harpist with the American Ballet Theater orchestra and the Greenwich Symphony. She has recorded for the DGG, RCA, EMI, CRI, Koch, Angel, Chandos Nonesuch, Bridge and Arabesque labels. Ms. Allen holds a masterís degree from the Juilliard School, and a bachelorís degree from the State University of New York at Purchase.

     

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