Grace Browning is principal harp for both the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Santa Fe Opera. She was previously principal harp for The Dallas Opera Orchestra. In recent seasons, Ms. Browning made guest appearances with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, including performing with the orchestra on its 2018 European tour. She also appeared regularly as second harp with the Philadelphia Orchestra and with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. She has been invited to perform at prestigious music festivals around the world, including the Tanglewood Music Center, Spoleto Festival USA, Aspen Music Festival, and the Pacific Music Festival. Her solo engagements include concertos with the Pacific Symphony, New World Symphony, and Colorado’s National Repertory Orchestra. In 2015, she was a winner of the Young Texas Artists Competition and the Aspen Music Festival Harp Concerto Competition. An accomplished chamber musician, she is a founding member of the Dallas Harp Quartet, which features four of the country’s premiere harpists, and for whom she enjoys arranging new works. Originally from New Jersey, Ms. Browning began studying the harp at age nine. After spending two years at the Eastman School of Music, she finished her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan in 2009 before earning a master’s degree at The Juilliard School in 2011.