NZ Harp Duo
Michelle Velvin and Jennifer Newth have been performing together in various forms since they were young harp students. Now both graduates of the New Zealand School of Music, they have formed the NZ Harp Duo, and are dedicated to showcasing the versatility and striking presence of two harps in concert. Michelle and Jennifer are particularly interested in performing contemporary classical music, and enjoy creating exciting programmes to engage and entertain their audiences.
Jennifer is a Wellington-based harpist. Jennifer graduated with First Class Honours in Classical Performance from Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music, under the tutelage of Carolyn Mills. Jennifer performed as a soloist with the NZSM Orchestra playing the Ginastera Harp Concerto in 2015, and has performed with all major orchestras in New Zealand.
Click here to visit Jennifer's website - www.jennifernewth.com
Michelle Velvin is a Wellington-based harpist, composer and teacher. Michelle enjoys many aspects of harp performance, and especially loves to play at special occasions such as weddings and functions. She has a special interest in writing harp music and performing New Zealand compositions.
Click here to visit Michelle's website - www.michellevelvin.com