Harp & Piano
Harpist Rachel Brandwein is the Winner of the 2014 Mu Phi Epsilon International Solo Competition. She was the Mu Phi Epsilon Concert Artist for the 2014-2016 concert seasons and performed and gave outreach presentations throughout the continental United States. Brandwein is on faculty at St. Olaf College, Luther College, College of St. Benedict and St. John's University, and Mount Calvary Academy of Music, and has presented master classes around the United States as well as in Asia. Among her performance and composition accomplishments are first prizes and grants in numerous regional and national competitions sponsored by the American Harp Society, The American String Teachers Association, and Mu Phi Epsilon.
Rachel earned degrees from the University of Michigan (BM), The Juilliard School (MM), and Stony Brook University (DMA). She studied harp and French for one year in Paris and Lyon, France. Brandwein's goal as a teacher is to help each student appreciate and fulfill his or her artistic potential with confidence, creativity, and courage. Please visit her website for more information, at: www.rachelbrandwein.com