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Dr. Carolyn Mills

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New Zealand Symphony

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Co-Founder of Harp and Flute Duo


  • Master's Degree , Performance
    Boston University
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Piano/Voice/Harp |, 16 Aug 2015 [cached]
Her past teachers and master class instructors include Susann McDonald of Indiana University, Gretchen van Hoesen of the Pittsburgh Symphony, Elizabeth Hainen of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Carolyn Mills of the New Zealand Symphony, and Sioned Williams of the BBC Symphony.
Trust Records - Carolyn Mills, 1 Sept 2011 [cached]
Carolyn Mills Trust Records - Carolyn Mills
Trust Records
Carolyn Mills
New Zealander Carolyn Mills has been Principal Harpist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra since 1989. She performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician and is the co-founder of harp and flute duo, Flight. Carolyn has recorded frequently for film, radio, television, and CD, and her appearances have taken her from Carnegie Hall to private functions for heads of state and royalty.
Recordings featuring Carolyn Mills
Principal Harpist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra since 1989, Carolyn Mills has also played with the Dallas and Houston Symphonies, and was Principal Harpist of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria in Mexico City. She has performed as soloist with many NZ and US orchestras, and has played to audiences in Europe, Asia, South America, Canada, and Australia. Winner of several top awards, she has worked with many of today's most eminent musicians including Sir Neville Marriner, Kiri Te Kanawa, Yoel Levi, Alexander Lazarev, Gunther Schuller, Tan Dun, and Ray Charles. Carolyn has recorded frequently for film, radio, television, and CD, and her appearances have taken her from Carnegie Hall to private functions for heads of state and royalty.
Carolyn is an exponent of new works for harp and has worked closely with New Zealanders Jack Body, Eve de Castro-Robinson, Kenneth Young, Helen Fisher, Michael Norris, Gillian Whitehead, Ross Harris and Gareth Farr.
Carolyn presented the world premiere performance of a concerto by Gillian Whitehead, commissioned for her by the NZSO.
Carolyn has appeared as part of the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts, the City of London Festival, the Australian Harp Festival in Adelaide, and the 10th World Harp Congress in Amsterdam. She has toured with Chamber Music New Zealand and the Adam Chamber Music Festival. Recently she completed a solo recital tour of several US cities, performing a number of new works written especially for her.
She is co-founder of Flight, with flautist Bridget Douglas, and the duo have performed extensively together since 2000. Their debut CD was recently released on the Atoll label.
Carolyn studied the harp with the legendary Lucile Lawrence in Boston and at Tanglewood.
Mills teaches both privately and as Artist Teacher at the New Zealand School of Music, and has conducted masterclasses and workshops in several countries.
3/9/2005 - Violinist Joo Young Oh Gives Concert March 21 - Happenings -, 9 Mar 2005 [cached]
The concert will feature Carolyn Mills, the principle harpist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.She will perform the Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez for harp and orchestra.
Harpist Carolyn MillsCarolyn Mills will perform a free concert on March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Ackerman Auditorium located in Mabel Wood Hall at Southern Adventist University.
Mills' music was featured in Howard Shore's soundtrack for "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring."She performed with the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston Symphonies before accepting her current position as principal harpist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in 1989.She is also Artist-Teacher of Harp at the New Zealand School of Music.For more information call (423) 236-2880.
I am pleased to see that ..., 4 Nov 2013 [cached]
I am pleased to see that Atoll CD has released "Alice" - a recording of the music of Dame Gillian Whitehead, featuring mezzo soprano Helen Medlyn, harpist Carolyn Mills and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
Likewise, Carolyn Mills brought great virtuosity to her interpretation of Gillian's "Karohirohi".
Psychic Soul - The Man Who Tastes Shapes - Page 1, 19 June 2004 [cached]
Psychologist Carol Mills says this sensory-blending ability might be a normal part of all adult brains."It may go on in all of us even if we don't have synesthesia," said Mills.
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