Ruth Faber, HarpRuth Faber studied the harp at the Royal College of Music with Marisa Robles. Since then she has worked regularly 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, 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.
Ruth has played concerti with the English Chamber Orchestra and Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Performances have also featured her as a soloist on BBC television and radio.
As a passionate educator, Ruth has run her own residential children’s harp courses each summer. She taught at Junior Guildhall for 11 years and now teaches at Wells Cathedral School, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and privately from her home near Bath.
On a lighter note, Ruth has travelled the world playing for British Airways Promotions.