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Betsey

Merkel

7305WestClintonAve#2
Cleveland,Ohio44102

Ph:2162462447
Email:betseymerkel@gmail.com
Web:
http://www.betseymerkel.com

Betseyishighlyprofessionalanda
visionarywhodevelopsnew
performingartsprogrammingideas
infusedwithservicetoLakeErie
College,localgradeschools,and
thecommunityatlarge.Paul
GothardIII,ProfessorofMusic,
DirectorofFineArts,LakeErie
College(posthumous)
SUMMARY

BetseyOHaganMerkel,Harpist

EXPERIENCE

Musician,Teacher,Manager,PublicRelations
Cleveland,Ohio

BetseyisaprotegeofClevelandOrchestraHarpistandteacher,AliceChalifoux,
andgraduateofTheClevelandInstituteofMusic.Sheisavisionaryprogram
manager,experiencedinchambermusicperformance,educationalcommunity
&economicdevelopmentresidencydesign,contentandmediapublic
relations.
Accomplishments
OfficeoftheGovernor,StateofOhio,ArtisttoArtist:ABusiness
Seminar,19921997
OhioArtsCouncil,ArtsAwardPanelist,19921995
OhioArtsCouncilArtistTouringProgramAward,19871997
Founder,ManagingDirector&Harpist,CorytonChamberMusic
Ensembles,19851997
OhioArtsPresentersAwardofMerit,1995
Artist,ProgramOperations&Marketing,LakeErieCollege,JohnD.
DrinkoMusicalArtsResidency,19901997
GuestofthePeoplesRepublicofChina,ShanghaiConservatoryof
Music,PerformanceandTeachingResidency,1985
PreparatoryHarpDepartmentandHarpEnsembleDirector,The
ClevelandInstituteofMusic,19821992
SalzedoSchoolPerformanceScholarshipAward,19771983

EDUCATION

TheClevelandInstituteofMusic(CIM),Cleveland,Ohio
BachelorofMusic&MasterofMusicinHarpPerformance1983

SalzedoSummerHarpColony,Camden,Maine
OperationsAssistanttoDirector,Recitalist,19771988

SKILLS
Musician,HarpPerformance
Teacher,SalzedoTechnique
DirectorandConductor,HarpEnsemble
MusicResidencyDesignandManagement

PRESS
ThePlainDealer,ChamberGroupThrivesonRisksbyDonald
Rosenberg,March1997
NorthernOhioLive,ToMarketbyDavidSowd,November1991

REFERENCES
Availableuponrequest.
BetseyOHaganMerkel,Harpist7305WestClintonAve#2Cleveland,Ohio44102
Ph:(216)2462447Email:betseymerkel@gmail.comOnline:http://www.betseymerkel.com/harpistresume.html

BetseyOHaganMerkel,Harpist7305WestClintonAve#2Cleveland,Ohio44102
Ph:(216)2462447Email:betseymerkel@gmail.comOnline:http://www.betseymerkel.com/harpistresume.html