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CHRISTINE HOLVICK, HARPIST
  • A professional harpist, singer, composer, & instructor of harp, piano, & voice
  • Performing since 1962
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance,
                      University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music, "magna cum laude"
                  Masters of Music in Jazz Studies in Harp Performance,
                      University of Southern California "highest honors"
  • 1975 & 1978 - post graduate studies at the Eduard van Beinum Institute in the Netherlands
                         with harpist Madame Phia Berghout
  • 1976 - performed nightly at the prestigious San Francisco's Hyatt Regency
  • 1977 - performed nightly at San Francisco's Saint Francis Hotel, UnionSquare
  • 1978 - 1982
    • Held position of "First Harpist" with the Pacific Philharmonic
    • Member of Sierra Ensemble Chamber Quintet
    • Member of The San Francisco Bay Flute and Harp Duo
  • 1979 - 1981 Lived at sea aboard Orient Overseas Cruise Ship performing nightly solo harp
                       recitals & lecture demonstrations
  • Since 1985 resided in Santa Barbara
  • 1990 - continuing: Adjunct Professor of Harp at Westmont College in Santa Barbara.
  • 1976 - continuing:
    • Soloist of classical, jazz, pop, Celtic music
    • Participant in orchestral parts, choral accompaniment, chamber music, jazz combos
    • Composer, arranger
    • Private instructor of harp, piano, & voice
    • Solo recitalist and lecturer

 

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