A winner of Astral Artists’ 2017 National Auditions, Rachel Lee Hall has appeared in Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Cleveland’s Severance Hall, Blossom Music Center, and Lyon & Healy Hall. Ms. Hall was winner of the 2013 Lyon & Healy Award, and has received top prizes from such competitions as the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) Concerto Competition and the Saratoga Harp Colony “Play with the Pros” Competition. She is also the recipient of the Alice Chalifoux Award, and was the 2015 CIM Presser Scholar.
Ms. Hall has been an orchestral harpist with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, and a fellow with the National Repertory Orchestra. She has also appeared as soloist with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Symphony Orchestra.
Passionate about introducing the harp to new audiences, Ms. Hall maintains a significant and ever-growing following on social media. She also maintains a private studio and serves on faculty at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and is an instructor of Dalcroze Eurhythmics, an approach to rhythm through movement.
Rachel Lee Hall holds both a Bachelor and a Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied harp performance under Yolanda Kondonassis.