Angela Schwarzkopf

Assistant Professor
Office: MB 35

JUNO award winning harpist Angela Schwarzkopf concertizes throughout North America as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. She is the principal harp of London Symphonia and frequently performs as guest principal harp with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. The first harpist to become Doctor of Musical Arts in harp performance in Canada, she now teaches at several university institutions, maintains a thriving studio of private students in Toronto, and is a harp examiner with the Royal Conservatory College of Examiners. Angela is President and Director at Large for the American Harp Society and a contributor to the international publications Harp Column and the American Harp Journal. As an advocate for new music, she has worked on commissioning projects with many prominent composers. Her album, detach, comprised of all new Canadian music, won the 2020 JUNO award for Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber. Her newest album with The Topaz Duo was named Record of the Week on In Concert with Paolo Pietropaolo and is one of CBC’s top 22 albums of 2022.