Janice Ortega, San Francisco Bay Area Harpist
Professional associations and publications

American Harp Society, Bay Area Chapter, 2000 – 2002, Co-President.

Chapter sponsor, 2002 World Harp Conference, San Francisco. Chapter sponsor, 2002 international harp competition for exceptional students, San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

American Harp Society Conference, 2007, San Francisco. Invited guest speaker and concert artist.

American Harp Society, 2006 National Competition, Co-director.

American Harp Society, Hayward Chapter, President, since 1991.

Mu Phi Epsilon, member.
Pi Kappa Lambda, member.

Publications and conference presentatons:

American Harp Journal, 2008 Summer. “Backstage at the Anne Adams Awards Auditions.”

American Harp Society, 2006 presentation: “Teaching Adult Harp Students.”

San Francisco Chronicle, 2002 Winter, Sunday Magazine, “Harpist at the St. Francis.”

“All I Need to Know About Life I Learned from a Harp.” A Tabloid-size, color poster of “All I Need...” is available from Venderbuilt Music Company, Inc., Item AC223, 312A South Swain Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47401

American Harp Journal. 2001 Winter. “Composition Review: New Century String Orchestra.”

American Harp Journal, The Harp Column, 2001 Fall. “Harp Transport: New Methodologies.”

Pacifica Tribune, 1999 Spring. “Seaside Music Academy Hosts Budding Musicians.”

Best of Asta (American String Teachers’ Association) Journal, 1990: “The Houston Program and Ms. O’Bryan.”

ASTA Journal, 1989: “The Houston Program and Ms. O’Bryan.”
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