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Interview with Stacey Rodda on RTHK Radio 4 "Morning Call"

I had a great time recently chatting with Stacey Rodda from RTHK Radio 4, Hong Kong's classical music station. We talked about the harp, music, and the new work for harp and electronics by Alice Ho. Link to the interview:  https://www.rthk.hk/radio/radio4/programme/morningcall/episode/761626 Listen to 22/7/2021, Part 3

World Premiere Streaming of new work for Harp and Electronics by Alice Ho (July 30th 9pm EST)

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Quick Preview of the work:  World premiere streaming on  July 30, FRI at 9pm EST/ July 31 SAT at 9 am Hong Kong time Link:   World Premiere Composed by Alice Ho Sound recording by Dennis Patterson Film by Cathy Ord.  Project generously supported by the Toronto Arts Council. 

Recent Teaching Appointment at Lakehead University

I am very thrilled to let you know that I have recently been appointed as Harp Faculty at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. According to the  2020 Maclean’s University Rankings,  Lakehead is ranked No. 2 amongst Ontario’s primarily undergraduate universities . It has a beautiful campus facing Lake Superior in Northern Ontario.  For more information about the music program at Lakehead University,  please visit their website: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/departments/music/news

Students won awards and prizes

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Dr Suen-Campbell's students have recently won top prizes from music festivals and competition in 2021:  Emily Man: 1st place, Grade 2, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival Christopher Campbell: 2nd place, Grade 2, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival  Katie Li: 1st place, Grade 4, Ontario Harp Society Scholarship Audition Bernice Li: 1st place, Grade 6, Ontario Harp Society Scholarship Audition                    1st place, Grade 6, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival Angel Gao: 1st place, Grade 8, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival Eva Gao: 2nd place, Grade 8, Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival Chloe Yip: 1st place, ARCT, Pickering GTA Music Festival Congratulations to all the students and parents who participated in the events. Thank you for all your perseverance and hard work despite the pandemic.  Thank you also to all the adjudicators who have kindly provided us your feedbacks and comments. 

Latest Recording "Classic Blend" with City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

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Happy New year everyone. I sincerely wish all of you who are reading this right now that 2021 will bring you joy, peace and above all, good health.  A great news to share with you---I am very thrilled to be the featured harpist of the latest recording "Classic Blend" by  City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong .   I recorded Schoenberg's "Notturno" and Bill Connor's "Dance Round the Moon" when I was the principal harpist with the group.  Congratulations CCOHK of your achievement!