“Without music, life would be a blank to me.” - Jane Austen
Jacqueline Pollauf, harpist, praised for playing with “transcendent ability” (The Sybaritic Singer) recently premiered a new work for harp and voice at Carnegie Hall in New York, New York. Past performances include the Eleventh World Harp Congress in Vancouver, Canada and the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Whether performing standard repertoire or her own compositions, Jacqueline is always exploring the versatility of the harp. An active composer, Jacqueline’s works are available through Vanderbilt Music and Harp Column Music. Recording credits include Music from Three Continents with the Scottish Voices ensemble and a solo recording, Bouquet. Jacqueline has been honored with awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and Chamber Music America. In addition to being the director of the Baltimore Harp Camp, Jacqueline is on faculty of the Baltimore School for the Arts, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory.