Introduction

Yolanda Kondonassis is celebrated as one of the world’s premier solo harpists and is widely regarded as today’s most-recorded classical harpist. Hailed as “an extraordinary virtuosa” and “sheer luminescence at the harp,” she has performed around the globe as a concerto soloist and in recital. With seventeen albums and hundreds of thousands of discs and downloads sold worldwide, Ms. Kondonassis’ extensive discography includes Air, her recent Grammy-nominated release of music by Takemitsu and Debussy.

Education

  • Interlochen Arts Academy
  • BM and MM, Cleveland Institute of Music (with Alice Chalifoux)

Teaching Experience

Cleveland Institute of Music
Head, harp department

Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Head, harp department