JoAnn Turovsky: principal harpist, LA Opera Orchestra, LA Chamber Orchestra, and LA Master Chorale. She teaches at the Colburn Conservatory, the Colburn School of Performing Arts, the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.
Ms. Turovsky has won numerous awards including first prizes: American Harp Society National Competition, Young Professional Division, Coleman Competition for Chamber Music and prize winner: Fifth International Harp Competition, Jerusalem.
This past year she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Harp Society and the Schoenfeld Artist Teacher Award for Harp from the California Chapter of the American String Teacher’s Association.
Ms. Turovsky appears frequently as soloist with musical organizations throughout California and is busy in the motion picture and television industry including the films: Star Wars, Frozen, Avalon, and the Toy Story movies. Her spare time is happily devoted to being out smarted by her Australian Shepherd, Reggie and four equally busy cats.