Tuesday, August 6, 2019
10 – 11 a.m.
Chicago Harp Quartet’s CHQ.2 consists of Marguerite Lynn Williams and Julie Spring. The duo has played together since 2009 and always welcomes greater challenges and pushes high standards in their harp ensemble playing. Williams and Spring have played on numerous international stages and have a passion for harp education. Both members work extensively with CHQ’s Chicago Harp Ensemble, which endeavors to broaden and enrich ensemble experience for young harpists in the Chicago area. Williams and Spring received degrees from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. Williams has since been principal harp of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, New World Symphony, and is the principal harp of the Lyric Opera Orchestra since 2011. Spring has been principal harp of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and Toronto and Hartford Symphony Orchestras.