stacey-shames harp


Stacey Shames is recognized as one of the world’s foremost harpists, performing as concerto soloist, chamber musician and orchestral principal. Since making her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall, at age 14, Ms. Shames has appeared as concerto soloist with The Saint Louis Symphony, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Riverside Symphony, National Chamber Orchestra, and Juilliard Symphony, among others. Her extensive list of honors includes First Prize in the AHS Young Concert Artist Competition, and a top prize in the 11th International Harp Contest, in Israel. She has been heard in recital at Jordan Hall, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Weill Recital Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Bargemusic. Her career has featured collaborations with Renee Fleming, Andrea Bocelli, James Galway, Andreas Scholl, Placido Domingo, Joshua Bell, and Gil Shaham, in numerous recording, concert and television appearances. She has been featured on PBS “Live from Lincoln Center”, A&E “Breakfast with the Arts”, “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “The View”, “Late Show with David Letterman”, and on NPR’s “Performance Today.” She is heard on the soundtracks to over 75 films and appears frequently on concerts, tours, recording and broadcasts as the solo harpist of the acclaimed Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.