(harp faculty) was appointed principal harp of The Cleveland Orchestra in October 2007. She joined the Orchestra as assistant principal harp in 1992, after graduating from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music with a bachelor’s degree in both harp and violin. She subsequently earned master of music degrees in harp and violin from CIM. At Oberlin and CIM, her harp teacher was Alice Chalifoux, former principal harp of The Cleveland Orchestra. Before joining The Orchestra, Ms. Struble toured with the American-Soviet Youth Orchestra, serving as a violinist and as principal harp. She also performed as principal harp, violinist, and soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra in Colorado, as well as with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra and Houston Symphony. Ms. Struble has taught at the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music. She performs regularly as a harpist and violinist in both classical and non-classical settings, and is a Colorado Grand Champion Fiddler.
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