MERYNDA ADAMS, harpist, made her New York debut to a sold out Carnegie Recital Hall as a 1994 winner of the Artists International Competition.
She has been described by the Newark Star Ledger as having “played the harp with color and great facility” and is demand as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the Metropolitan area. Ms. Adams is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where she was a merit scholarship student of Kathleen Bride. She attended the Hilversums Conservatorium in the Netherlands with Erika Waardenburg and studied with Sara Bullen, Gloria Agostini and Elizabeth Fontan-Binoche. Ms.
Adams has performed with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New York Grand Opera, New Philharmonic, Lyrica Chamber Music, Opera at Florham, Northeastern Philharmonic, Colonial Symphony, Westfield Symphony, Lake Placid Sinfonietta and off Broadway in the “The Fantasticks”. A winner of the South Orange Symphony Artists’ Competition and the Goldblatt Award, she is an Affiliate Artist Teacher at Drew University and has been an instructor of harp at Seton Hall University. Her other solo engagements include events honoring Andrea Bocelli, Colin Powell, and Beverly Sills.