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Stacey Shames

Principal Harpist

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

718 N. Grand Boulevard

St. Louis, Missouri,63103

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1880, the St. Louis Symphony is the second-oldest orchestra in the country and is widely considered one of the world's finest. In September 2005, internationally acclaimed conductor David Robertson became the 12th Music Director and second American-...more

Background Information

Employment History

Saratoga Chamber Players


Affiliations

The Aureole Trio

Member


Education

Manhattan School of Music


Royal Irish Academy of Music


University of Michigan


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Stacey Shames | Saratoga Chamber Players

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Stacey Shames, Harp
Stacey Shames Stacey Shames is widely recognized as one of today's outstanding concertizing harpists. With performances as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal, she has appeared throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. She is celebrated for her luxurious tone and a repertoire encompassing Scarlatti to Elliott Carter. At age fourteen, Ms. Shames made her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall, receiving critical acclaim. She took the First Prize in the American Harp Society Competition (1987), received honors at the International Concours de Geneve, and went on to earn a top prize in the 11th International Harp Contest in Israel (1992). In recent concerto performances, Ms. Shames appeared with the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony, and the National Chamber Orchestra. She has been heard in recital at Jordan Hall, in Boston, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and in New York, at Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Bargemusic. Ms. Shames enjoys a busy schedule of performances, recordings and tours as the harpist of the acclaimed Orpheus Chamber Ensemble. A past principal harpist of the Saint Louis Symphony, Miss Shames performed, recorded and toured under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. Recently, Ms. Shames has been accompanist for Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, James Galway, Andreas Scholl, and Joshua Bell in numerous recording and television appearances. Ms. Shames may be heard on the soundtracks to over 100 films and enjoys a busy schedule in all of the recording and television studios in New York. Miss Shames is a graduate of the Juilliard School, where she studied with Nancy Allen. She has served as a faculty member of the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Hartt School of Music, and coaches many young harpists as they transition from conservatory to career. She appears at many summer chamber music festivals, collaborating with celebrated string quartets and musicians from around the world. The varied discography of Ms. Shames may be heard on the Koch, Deutsche Grammophon, RCA, Decca, Blue Note, Bridge and Concord record labels.


Sherman Chamber Ensemble | Artists

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Stacey Shames, harp
Stacey Shames, harp, is recognized as one of the world's foremost harpists, performing as concerto soloist, chamber musician and orchestral principal. She is celebrated for her luxurious tone and an expansive repertoire, which encompasses Scarlatti to the most current composers of today. Since making her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall at age 14, Ms. Shames has appeared as concerto soloist with The Saint Louis Symphony, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Riverside Symphony, National Chamber Orchestra, and Juilliard Symphony, among others. This past season brought three performances of the Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp with the New Jersey Symphony. Her extensive list of honors includes First Prize in the AHS Young Concert Artist Competition, and a top prize in the 11th International Harp Contest in Israel. Ms. Shames' busy performing schedule includes appearances at major international festivals with celebrated musicians from around the globe. As principal harpist of the Saint Louis Symphony, Miss Shames performed, recorded and toured under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. Ms. Shames is a member of the Aureole Trio, the preeminent merger of Flute, Viola and Harp. Ms. Shames began her harp studies at the age of six, traveled internationally as a young soloist, and attended the Royal Irish Academy of Music, studying harp, piano and composition.


Shames & Gilbert bio

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An active soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer, harpist Stacy Shames has been heard extensively in North America, Europe and the Far East.Ms. Shames made her professional debut at age fourteen at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City.Since that time, she has gone on to become a top prizewinner of the 11th International Harp Contest in Israel (1992) and the First Prize Winner of the 1987 American Harp Society National Competition.She currently tours nationwide as solo recitalist for that organization, after having won auditions to place her on their new Concert Artist Program roster. Ms. Shames has performed as concerto soloist with several orchestras, most recently with the auspices of Columbia Artist Management, in Europe with the Paulsen Harp Ensemble, and is a frequent guest artist addition to other prestigious chamber groups. As principal harpist of the Saint Louis Symphony (1989-1990, Leonard Slatkin, music director), she toured the Far East and was a featured soloist.Ms. Shames has also been principal harpist of the New York Chamber Symphony with Gerard Schwartz, and she has appeared at the Aspen Music Festival as principal harpist of the Aspen Chamber Symphony.She has been heard in broadcast recitals from New York City's WQXR radio, Classic KFUO in Saint Louis and on Radio Eiranne of Ireland. Stacy Shames, a native of New Jersey, is a recent graduate of the Julliard School, where she studied with renowned harpist, Nancy Allen.She also attended the Manhattan School of Music, the University of Michigan and the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and has twice been the recipient of the Ruth Lorraine Close Musical Fellowship Award.She may be heard on the RCA, Albany and Blue Note recording labels, and currently teaches as adjunct professor of harp at the Hartt School of Music.


Aureole trio

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The members of Aureole are Laura Gilbert, flute, Mary Hammann, viola, and Stacey Shames, harp.
Stacey Shames is widely recognized as one of today's outstanding concertizing harpists. With performances as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal, she has appeared throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. She is celebrated for her luxurious tone and a repertoire encompassing Scarlatti to Elliott Carter. At age fourteen, Ms. Shames made her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall, receiving critical acclaim. She took the First Prize in the American Harp Society Competition (1987), received honors at the International Concours de Geneve, and went on to earn a top prize in the 11th International Harp Contest in Israel (1992). In recent concerto performances, Ms. Shames appeared with the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony, and the National Chamber Orchestra. She has been heard in recital at Jordan Hall, in Boston, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and in New York, at Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Bargemusic. Ms. Shames enjoys a busy schedule of performances, recordings and tours as the harpist of the acclaimed Orpheus Chamber Ensemble. A past principal harpist of the Saint Louis Symphony, Miss Shames performed, recorded and toured under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. Recently, Ms. Shames has been accompanist for Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, James Galway, Andreas Scholl, and Joshua Bell in numerous recording and television appearances. Ms. Shames may be heard on the soundtracks to over 100 films and enjoys a busy schedule in all of the recording and television studios in New York. Miss Shames is a graduate of the Juilliard School, where she studied with Nancy Allen. She has served as a faculty member of the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Hartt School of Music, and coaches many young harpists as they transition from conservatory to career. She appears at many summer chamber music festivals, collaborating with celebrated string quartets and musicians from around the world. The varied discography of Ms. Shames may be heard on the Koch, Deutsche Grammophon, RCA, Decca, Blue Note, Bridge and Concord record labels.


Sherman Chamber Ensemble | Artists

www.shermanchamberensemble.org [cached]

Stacey Shames, harp
Stacey Shames, harp, is widely recognized as one of today's outstanding harpists. With performances as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal, she has appeared throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. She is celebrated for her luxurious tone and a repertoire, which encompasses Scarlatti to Elliott Carter. At age fourteen, Ms. Shames made her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall, receiving critical acclaim. She took the First Prize in the American Harp Society Competition (1987), received honors at the International Concours de Geneve, and went on to earn a top prize in the 11th International Harp Contest in Israel (1992). In recent concerto performances, Ms. Shames appeared with the Riverside Symphony at Alice Tully Hall, The Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony, and the National Chamber Orchestra. She has been heard in recital at Jordan Hall, in Boston, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and in New York, at Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, and Bargemusic. As principal harpist of the Saint Louis Symphony, Miss Shames performed, recorded and toured under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. As a chamber musician, Ms. Shames has concertized extensively with Aureole, her trio of flute, viola and harp. Recently, Ms. Shames has been accompanist for Renee Fleming, Andrea Bocelli, Gil Shaham, and Joshua Bell in numerous recording and television appearances.


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