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Teresa Suen-Campbell

Teresa Suen-Campbell's playing was described as "angelic" by the Financial Times, and was praised as "a formidable technique which shines and stuns" by the Macao Daily. She gave a sold-out recital to critical acclaim at the Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2009. She was the former principal harpist of the Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra and Evanston Symphony Orchestra. She also performed with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta Orchestra in addition to various orchestras in the Chicago area, including the Illinois Symphony, Park Ridge Civic Orchestra and Rockford Symphony, among others. She toured the world with the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2000. Her performances have brought her to China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, the United States and Canada.

With a diverse repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to the present, Teresa is an advocate of contemporary music. She has collaborated with many Canadian, Chinese, and American composers to date. She also performed under the baton of conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy and Jean Thorel, and appeared on stage with renowned artists such as Kathleen Battle (2013), Placido Domingo, Skaila Kanga and Dame Evelyn Glennie. Her performances were broadcasted on TV and radio stations in Hong Kong and the US. She also released her debut CD album Longing in 2010.

Teresa Suen-Campbell's playing was described as "angelic" by the Financial Times, and was praised as "a formidable technique which shines and stuns" by the Macao Daily. She gave a sold-out recital to critical acclaim at the Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2009. She was the former principal harpist of the Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra and Evanston Symphony Orchestra. She also performed with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta Orchestra in addition to various orchestras in the Chicago area, including the Illinois Symphony, Park Ridge Civic Orchestra and Rockford Symphony, among others. She toured the world with the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2000. Her performances have brought her to China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, the United States and Canada.

With a diverse repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to the present, Teresa is an advocate of contemporary music. She has collaborated with many Canadian, Chinese, and American composers to date. She also performed under the baton of conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy and Jean Thorel, and appeared on stage with renowned artists such as Kathleen Battle (2013), Placido Domingo, Skaila Kanga and Dame Evelyn Glennie. Her performances were broadcasted on TV and radio stations in Hong Kong and the US. She also released her debut CD album Longing in 2010.

An enthusiastic and dedicated educator, Dr Suen-Campbell is currently appointed as associate harp faculty at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She was an adjunct assistant professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2008-2012), and was engaged as harp instructor at Northwestern University (2002-2006) and the University of Chicago (2005-2007) respectively.

Dr Suen-Campbell received her Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees in harp performance from Northwestern University in Chicago, studying with Professor Elizabeth Cifani, former principal harpist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She is the recipient of a number of honors and awards, including the Brevard Music Festival Scholarship, the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council, and the C.F. Hu Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship. She began studying harp at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts at the young age of 15, and later graduated with first-class honors in music from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

In 2014, Teresa will premiere a new work for solo harp and a new harp concerto, both written for her, and has been invited to present a recital for harp and soprano at the World Harp Congress in Sydney, Australia.An enthusiastic and dedicated educator, Dr Suen-Campbell is currently appointed as associate harp faculty at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She was an adjunct assistant professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2008-2012), and was engaged as harp instructor at Northwestern University (2002-2006) and the University of Chicago (2005-2007) respectively.

Dr Suen-Campbell received her Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees in harp performance from Northwestern University in Chicago, studying with Professor Elizabeth Cifani, former principal harpist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She is the recipient of a number of honors and awards, including the Brevard Music Festival Scholarship, the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council, and the C.F. Hu Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship. She began studying harp at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts at the young age of 15, and later graduated with first-class honors in music from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

In 2014, Teresa will premiere a new work for solo harp and a new harp concerto, both written for her, and has been invited to present a recital for harp and soprano at the World Harp Congress in Sydney, Australia.

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