Milo Harper

RPS Julius Isserlis Scholar 2019

Winner of the Camac Harp Competition 2018, Milo Harper is making a name for himself as one of the foremost young British harpists. He strives to demonstrate the diverse capabilities of the harp by playing a variety of original works and transcriptions.

Milo is currently in his final year of undergraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music, under the tutelage of Karen Vaughan (LSO) and Skaila Kanga (Abbey Road Studios). As a soloist, he was featured at the World Harp Congress in Hong Kong 2017, was the first harpist to win the North London Festival President's Prize Competition (2018), and has been a prizewinner at international harp competitions in Hungary (2016) and Italy (2017).

Milo frequently performs in the UK’s top concert halls and works as an orchestral and chamber musician internationally. He is the harpist for the LGT Young Soloists - a unique orchestra described by Fanfare as 'one of the finest youth orchestras in Europe' - with whom he has been featured on three CDs for Sony/RCA Red Seal Records, and performed in Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, and the UK. He was Principal Harp for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the European Union Youth Orchestra 2019 Spring Tour.

This year, Milo looks forward to beginning his Masters at the Mannes School of Music in New York City with Emmanuel Ceysson.

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