Praised by the New York Times as “excellent,” Katherine Siochi is a harpist residing in NYC. Katherine holds a BM in harp performance from Juilliard and is continuing her masters Juilliard. As a soloist, Ms. Siochi is internationally recognized, having recently won first prize in the USA International Harp Competition. She has been featured on NPR, WQXR, American Public Media, and has performed in major venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, & Alice Tully Hall. Katherine is unique in her skill for specifically arranging music requests that her clients desire. She is experienced in performing for weddings, receptions, cocktail hours, and many other functions.
Price Range: $350-650
Praised by the New York Times as “excellent,” Katherine Siochi is an award-winning classical harpist residing in New York City. She holds a Bachelor of Music in harp performance from The Juilliard School, where she studied with NY Philharmonic principal harpist Nancy Allen. Katherine is continuing to pursue her harp studies with Ms. Allen in the Master’s program at Juilliard as a proud recipient of The Kovner Fellowship.
Ms. Siochi has won many awards in solo competitions. This summer she won first prize in the USA International Harp Competition, one of the world's most prestigious harp contests. She also won first prize in the American Harp Society's Young Professional division, earning her the title of AHS Concert Artist for 2015 through 2017. Her other honors include first prize in the junior division of the American String Teacher’s Association, winner of the Anne Adams Awards, winner of the Aspen Music Festival harp competition, and first prize in the Advanced Division of the American Harp Society. She has appeared twice on NPR’s radio program “From The Top” in 2009 and 2010, and has been featured on WQXR (New York public radio) and American Public Media.
In addition to classical music, Katherine is fluent in arranging and transcribing music of other genres. Her cover of "Fireflies" by pop artist Owl City went viral on youtube in 2009, earning her over 2 million views. Katherine is unique in her skill for specifically arranging music requests that her clients desire. She is experienced in performing for weddings, receptions, cocktail hours, and many other functions.
Active as an orchestral and chamber musician, Ms. Siochi has performed in major venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Orchestra Hall of Minneapolis. She has played with the New York Philharmonic, The Juilliard Orchestra, New Juilliard Ensemble, New World Symphony, and Orchestra Iowa. During her summers, Ms. Siochi attended the Aspen Music Festival in 2012 and 2013, the Tanglewood Music Center in 2014, and recently received the two-year harp fellowship for Aspen Music Festival’s 2015 and 2016 seasons. In May 2015, she joined Ensemble ACJW to perform Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
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