Faculty | Strings

Paula Page

Affiliate Artist in Harp

e-mail: ppage@uh.edu
office: MSM 252
office phone: (713)743-3346
address: 120 School of Music Bldg, Houston, TX 77204-4017

A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Miss Page began her career as Principal Harpist of the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra. She has been guest harpist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and serves as Principal Harpist in the Grand Teton Music Festival. Miss Page is a frequent participant in various chamber music series in Houston and has been featured at several national conferences of the American Harp Society and at two meetings of the World Harp Congress.

Always eager to combine performance and pedagogy, she has served on the faculties of the University of Oklahoma, Temple University Institute, Carnegie- Mellon University, Interlochen Arts Camp, and is currently Associate Professor of Harp at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston. During the summer she serves on the faculty of the Texas Music Festival and the International Festival at Round Top.

This combining of performing and teaching careers follows in the pattern of her two main mentors, Alice Chalifoux (Cleveland Orchestra) and Edna Phillips (Philadelphia Orchestra.)

Miss Page comes from a highly successful musical family. Her father is Robert Page, conductor, and her mother, Glynn Page, recently retired from the Department of Drama at Carnegie-Mellon University. Her sister, soprano Carolann Page, is an established artist in opera,Broadway, and recital.