Known for her quirky and engaging performances, Dr. Rosanna Moore is fast gaining recognition as both a harpist and actor. Comfortable performing as a soloist, chamber musician or orchestral player, she is a tenured member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and actively works with groups such as Slee Sinfonietta, Vancouver Symphony, Anchorage Symphony, Ensemble Signal as well as her chamber groups: Sticks&Strings, Les Masques and Hats+Heels.
Moore actively performs internationally and won accolades for her performances with the World Harp Festival, Marcel Tournier and Tierra47 competitions. Her writings have recently been published by both Harp Column and Contemporary Music Review. She was awarded the O1B visa which recognizes her as an ‘individual of extraordinary ability’.
In the coming seasons she will be premiering ‘Extraordinary Motion: Concerto for Electric harp and Orchestra’ by Grammy winner, DJ Sparr across the US, perform the Ginastera and Debussy concerto’s, given the US premiere of Kelly-Maire Murphy’s En El Escuro Es Todo Uno concerto for cello and harp, and tour and record Michael Betteridge’s new work ‘Goodwin Sands’ for harp and voices in the UK, US and Canada.
As an educator, Rosanna will start as Assistant Professor of Harp at Dublin Conservatoire in Ireland in the fall. She also teaches at Opus Ithaca and has given masterclasses and clinics around the world. Previously, she was professor at the University of Oregon, Nazareth College (now university) and Eastman Community Music School.