Trina Bourne joined The Cleveland Orchestra as assistant principal harp in 1992 and was appointed principal harp in October 2007. after graduating from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music with a bachelor’s degree in both harp and violin. She performs regularly as a harpist and violinist in both classical and non-classical settings, and is a Colorado Grand Champion Fiddler.


  • BM, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music (harp and violin)
  • MM, Cleveland Institute of Music with Alice Chalifoux

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music 2011-present 
  • Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music