Biography

Education and musical career.

Resume

Musical education

Seit 2019

Conservatorium Maastricht

Anneleen Lenaerts

Master of Music

2015 - 2017

Zurich University of the Arts
Prof. Sarah O’Brien

Master Specialized Orchestra

2012 -2015

Zurich University of the Arts

Prof. Sarah O’Brien

Bachelor of Performance Hauptfach Harfe

2008 - 2012

Mozarteum Salzburg
Prof. Helga Storck

Jungstudium Harfe

Competitions

2015

International „Konjovic“ Competition

6th price

Belgrade (Serbia)

2014

International Competition of the Harpacademy „Assia Cunnego“

1th price

Bremen (Germany)

2014

International Harp Competition Soka

4th price

Soka (Japan)

2009

International Harp Competition
“Thamnak Prathom”

Finalist

Bangkok (Thailand)

Orchestra experience

2016 - 2018

Staatskapelle Dresden
(Academistin)

2016 und 2018

Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra
(European tour)

2017

Gustav Mahler Academy
(Bozen)

2015

Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra (USA)
Aspen Opera
Aspen Festival Orchestra

2013 und 2014

Internationale Orchesterakademie des

Schleswig Holstein Musikfestivals

Isabel Goller is a harpist from Brixen in South Tyrol. She started playing the harp at the age of nine and has since enjoyed national and international success.

 

Already at the age of 14, she was accepted into the young students programme of Prof. Helga Storck at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. 

This was followed by a Bachelor's degree at the Zurich University of the Arts with Prof. Sarah O'brien, which Isabel completed with distinction. In July 2017, Isabel completed her master's degree in "specialized performance - orchestra". 

 

During her studies, she was accepted by various international youth orchestras. She spent her summers at the International Orchestra Academy of the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival (2013 & 2014), at the Aspen Music Festival in the USA (2015) and on the European tours of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (2016 & 2018).

From 2016 - 2018, Isabel was a member of the Giuseppe Sinopoli Academy of the Saxon State Orchestra in Dresden. There she gained formative musical experiences with one of the best orchestras in the world and discovered her love of opera.

As an experience orchestral musician, Isabel is frequently invited to work with numerous professional orchestras, such like the Philharmonia Zurich, Staatsoperette Dresden, Oper Chemnitz, Musikkollegium Winterthur, and many more.

She has also been successful as a soloist at various competitions. In 2009, she was a finalist at the international harp competition in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2014, she won a 4th prize at the "international Soka harp competition" in Japan and a 1st prize at the international harp competition of the Harp Academy "Assia Cunnego" in Germany. 

 

Isabel is a scholarship holder at the Benno-Kittl-Stiftung, the Lyra Stiftung, the Fritz Gerber Stiftung and the Kulturförderung des Landes Südtirols.

Contact

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