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Franziska Huhn
harp, Germany

Huhn

At the age of fourteen, harpist Franziska Huhn took first prize in the prestigious Jugend Musiziert Competition in Germany.  Subsequently, she went on to to receive a full scholarship to study with Lucille Lawrence at Boston University.  Ms. Huhn continued her studies with Boston Symphony Orchestra principal harpist Ann Hobson Pilot on a full scholarship at the New England Conservatory of Music, where she completed a Masters Degree in Harp performance and became the first ever harpist to be awarded the Artist's Diploma by the Conservatory in 2005.

An active performer, Ms. Huhn has participated in the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (1994), the Pacific Music Festival in Japan (2001, 2002) and the Tanglewood Music Center in Lennox Massachusetts (1999,2000). Ms. Huhn is also active in and around the Boston area performing as a substitute harpist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and playing regularly with the Walden Chamber Players, the Radius Ensemble and Collage New Music.

As a solo performer, Ms. Huhn has given recitals throughout the United States as well as international recitals in Norway, Poland, Georgia, Russia, Syria, Pakistan and Germany, including several performances for the German President (Johannes Rau).

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