About the Teacher

About Me

Ruth Lee is an award-winning composer and harpist, selected by the United Kingdom Harp Association as an Emerging Artist of 2020-2021, whose work often fuses folk and contemporary classical musical styles. She recently performed her piece ‘Dyr’, winner of the Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award 2019, at the Virtual Edinburgh International Harp Festival and will be performing a recital featuring her own compositions at the World Harp Congress 2022. Her other accolades include First Prize at The Future Blend Project, First Prize at the Wales Harp Composition Competition and Runner-Up at the East Coast Musician of the Year. She was shortlisted for The Night With… Call for Scores in 2019 and regularly composes and performs with The Arc Project. Ruth is a graduate of the University of York (First-Class BA Hons. Music 2019), where she was awarded The Wilfrid Mellers Prize for Music and a Concerto Performance of Soñando en Español with the University of York Chamber Orchestra.

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