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Ruth Faber studied the harp at the Royal College of Music
with Marisa Robles. Since then she has worked 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, Bath Philharmonia, 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. She has
played concerti with the English Chamber Orchestra and
Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Performances for television have
seen her appear for BBC 1 and BBC 2 and also on BBC
Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.
Teaching is an important part of Ruth’s life and she currently
teaches at Wells Cathedral School, Junior Guildhall, Bristol
and Bath Spa Universities. Ruth also holds her own
residential childrens’ harp courses each summer.
On a lighter note, Ruth has travelled around the world
playing for British Airways Promotions.