Georgia Lowe

Biography

Georgia Lowe is a harp soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and teacher based in Sydney, Australia. Her performances have included the Australian premiere of Leo Weiner's Romance Op.29 for cello and harp with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the launch of Australia's first ever harp quartet, the Australian Harp Quartet (AHQ). She has performed Ravel's Introduction and Allegro with the Sydney Symphony Fellows during their regional tour (2016), the Gliere Harp Concerto with the Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra and Beecroft Orchestra (2015), Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with Mosman Symphony Orchestra (2014), the Mozart Flute and Harp concerto with Manly Warringah Orchestra (2013), and the Debussy Danses Sacrée et Profane with North Sydney Symphony Orchestra (2012).

Georgia was privileged to study under internationally renowned harpist Sivan Magen for three intensive years in New York, where she received her Master of Music from City University New York. Prior to traveling overseas she studied with esteemed Australian harpist Louise Johnson, Principal Harpist of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, both privately and at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Georgia has been interviewed by and had several performances on Fine Music 102.5FM, including a broadcast of Kats-Chernin's Eliza Aria specially arranged by Georgia for AHQ, and was named a 2MBS FM Young Performer in 2011. Georgia was a guest performer with the Sirius Chamber Ensemble for their 2015 season. She attended the 2012 Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Finland with support from Ars Musica Australis.

Listen

Georgia’s repertoire is diverse and rich, among her large selection across classical, jazz and popular music you can find:

Marcel Grandjany, Rhapsodie pour la harpe, Op.10, Johann Sebastian Bach, French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Fantaisie sur un thème de l’opéra Eugène Onegin, 1879 arr. by E. Walter-Küne , Elena Kats-Chernin, Chamber of Horrors, 1995, Manuel De Falla, Spanish Dance No. 1 from the opera “La Vida Breve,” 1905, Scott Joplin, Pineapple Rag, Antônio Carlos Jobim, The Girl from Ipanema, Robert Maxwell, Ebb Tide, Duke Ellington, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, George Gershwin, Themes from An American in Paris and Rhapsody in Blue, William Alwyn, Lyra Angelica for harp and string orchestra, Claude Debussy, Debussy Danses Sacrée et Profane for harp and string orchestra, Rheinhold Glière, Concerto in E flat Major, Op.74 Marcel Grandjany, Rhapsodie sur un thème de Chant Grégorien de Pâques, Op.10, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Flute and Harp Concerto, K.299.

  • Fantasy on themes from the opera Eugene Onegin

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky

  • Rhapsodie pour la Harpe Op.10

    Marcel Grandjany

  • Spanish Dance No.1 from the opera La Vida Breve

    Manuel de Falla

  • Everybody Loves Somebody

    Ken Lane

Contact

Teaching

Georgia welcomes all inquiries into lever or pedal harp tuition, whether complete beginner or returning student, young or mature-age. Georgia's teaching style equally stresses musicianship, music theory and technique. Students are encouraged to discover and develop their own sense of artistic expression. Lessons are $80 an hour and are taught from North Sydney. Half hour lessons for children aged under 10 years can be arranged on request.

Events

Georgia has substantial experience playing for large corporate events and elite private functions as both a soloist and ensemble player, having performed at various venues including Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre, Star City Showroom, the Art Gallery of NSW, Government House, Vaucluse House, the Hilton Hotel and Quay Restaurant. Whether it be awards ceremonies, product launches, or staff parties, Georgia is able to provide an appropriate selection of repertoire to help make your occasion a success.