Harriet Adie

Harriet Adie is a highly respected teacher who, in addition to maintaining a busy private studio, coaches the LRAM course at the Royal Academy of Music and has taught at the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Harriet enjoys working with students at the highest level, and in recent years has been invited to give classes at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and The Purcell School. She is passionate about education and outreach work, having performed for several years with the charities Music in Hospitals and Vital Arts, and concert series Classical Babies and Bach to Baby.

An accomplished chamber musician, Harriet has performed with renowned ‘cellist Julian Lloyd-Webber, and was for many years, a member of the Swan Duo with ‘cellist Jessica Burroughs. Together they reached the String Finals of the Royal Over-Seas League competition, were Recommended Artists for Making Music, and performed many recitals under the auspices of the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme.  Harriet is a founding member of the internationally recognised ensemble 4 Girls 4 Harps, whose music has been broadcast on Classic FM, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.

Harriet is also the author of several educational publications including the popular series, The A-G of Sight Reading for Harp. Her compositions and arrangements have been performed across the globe, and by many student ensembles such as the National Youth Harp Orchestra of Great Britain and the American Youth Harp Ensemble.


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