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Rita Schindler - Harpist

Address: 13 Noel Road, Birmingham, B16 9PS, UK


Tel: 07511914174


Birmingham Consevatoire

Junior Fellow



Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Artist Masters Program)

Principal study: Harp, with Imogen Barford and Charlotte Seale



​BCU Birmingham Conservatoire, Bmus (Hons)​

​Principal study: Harp, with Catherine White



Hungarian, English


Lyon&Healy Style 23, Concert Grand

2017, September - present

Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham

Position: Harp Tutor

2017, Feb - 2018

Malvern St James Girls' School - Great Malvern

Position: Harp Teacher

2009, November – 2013
Leicestershire Arts in Education – Knighton Fields Centre, Leicester
Position: pedal- and celtic harp teacher

2009, June – 2010 September
Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen, Leicester
Position: celtic harp teacher

2009, April – 2012, October
Milton Keynes Music Service – Simpson, Milton Keynes
Position: pedal- and celtic harp teacher

Teaching experience

Orchestral Experience

As a professional orchestral player, I have performed with:

Royal Ballet Sinfonia,

Ulster Orchestra,

Southbank Sinfonia,

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,

Welsh National Opera,

Mid Wales Opera Company,

English Symphony Orchestra,

English String Orchestra,
Bampton Classical Opera,
Mahogany Opera Group,

Birmingham Chamber Orchestra,
Orchestra da Camera,

​Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra,

and others...


2014 September - Honorary Junior Fellowship from Birmingham Conservatoire

2012 November - Winner of the 3rd Concerto Competition of the Central England Ensemble

2010 September - Received scholarship from BCU, Birmingham Conservatoire
​​2010 May – Won first prize with distinction in the chamber music category at the
North London Festival of Music and Drama.​​
​​2008 June - Selected to be a member of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist. I was also awarded a financial help of the Sir John Barbirolli Foundation.
2003 May – Won third prize at the National Harp Competition in Hungary.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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