Harp: Geneviéve Conter

Geneviève Conter - photoGeneviève Conter started her musical studies at the  Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg in the piano class of  François Rukavina. At the age of 13, she entered the harp class of  Charlotte Boulet – Fourot  where she obtained a 1st  Prize with distinction in 1992 and a 1st Prize with distinction in Chamber Music Prix in 1994.

At the same time, she took private lessons with Marie-Claire Jamet and was admitted at the Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg in the class of Pierre-Michel Vigneau where she obtained a Gold Medal with highest distinction in 1995. The same year, she succeeded in being admitted to Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon in the class of Fabrice Pierre.  She graduated in 1999 with mention.

She attended several master-classes with Anne Riquebourg, Michèle Ejnes, Marie- Claire Jamet, Fabrice Pierre, Susanna Mildonian, Marielle Nordmann, Helga Storck and Marie-Pierre Langlamet.

She was harpist of  the Saar-Lor-Lux Orchestra and the European Union Youth Wind Orchestra.

Currently she is harpist of the Luxemburgish Chamber Orchestra« les Musiciens », and the Chamber Orchestra  « Estro Armonico ». She  frequently serves as a guest  harpist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of  Luxembourg , the  „Solistes Européens“, “United Instruments of  Lucilin“  and the“ Musikkorps der Bundeswehr“.

She performs as well as a soloist and in various chamber music groups. She has formed „Duo Orphée“  with Etienne Plasman, flute soloist of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Luxembourg and the „Trio Alluxion“ with Claudine Peters, soprano and Stefan Klein, Horn.

Geneviève Conter teaches harp at the Conservatoire d’Esch-sur-Alzette and at the music school of  Pétange.