Ruth Faber

Principal

Ruth Faber

is a member of the

Harp

section

Ruth Faber studied the harp at the Royal College of Music

with Marisa Robles. Since then she has worked with the

Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia,

London Symphony and BBC Symphony Orchestras, along

with the English Chamber Orchestra and London Mozart

Players. Regional orchestral work has included

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth

Sinfonietta, Bath Philharmonia, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Welsh Opera

and Birmingham Royal Ballet, a post she held before moving

to the West Country.

Ruth’s busy solo schedule has featured recitals all over the

UK and abroad, notably concerts at the Purcell Room,

Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. She has

played concerti with the English Chamber Orchestra and

Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Performances for television have

seen her appear for BBC 1 and BBC 2 and also on BBC

Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.

Teaching is an important part of Ruth’s life and she currently

teaches at Wells Cathedral School, Junior Guildhall, Bristol

and Bath Spa Universities. Ruth also holds her own

residential childrens’ harp courses each summer.

On a lighter note, Ruth has travelled around the world

playing for British Airways Promotions.