Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
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Sarah Bullen has been Principal Harp of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1997. She came to Chicago after ten years as Principal Harp with the New York Philharmonic. She has also been Principal Harp with the Utah Symphony.
Bullen is critically acclaimed as a chamber musician and as soloist in more than fifty concerto appearances with orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Utah Symphony, Jupiter Symphony, Fairbanks Symphony, Greenwich Philharmonic, and Haydn-Mozart Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared as a featured soloist and lecturer at American Harp Society conventions and the World Harp Congress in Denmark. Bullen has also served as a judge for both the American Harp Society and the USA International Harp Competition. She received a Naumburg Award upon graduation from the Juilliard School, where she earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees.
Bullen has established herself as a leading educator, presenting master classes in Russia, South America, London, Paris, Vienna and throughout the United States. She served as chairperson of the Harp department at Manhattan School of Music and is the author of the best-selling book Principal Harp, A Guidebook for the Orchestral Harpist, now in its second printing.