About Monika Stadler

Monika Stadler (harpist)

Photograph of Monika StadlerInternationally recognized harpist Monika Stadler brings a breath of fresh air and new dimensions to the world of harp music with her compositions, in which she combines elements of jazz, classical, world, folk and improvisational music to form her very own personal musical signature. It is her constant goal to expand the techniques of harp playing as well as to plumb the depths of the soul. In her own ingenious way, Monika Stadler combines the highest musical aspirations with technical brilliance.

Monika Stadler began studying the harp at the age of thirteen at the Bruckner-Conservatory in Linz, Austria. From 1982 till 1990 she studied concert harp performance at the University of Music & Performing Arts in Vienna under Professor Adelheid Blovsky-Miller. During her studies f.e. she played with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and at the Carinthian Summer Festival. In 1990 she finished her studies at the University with the highest honours and received a scholarship to study jazz harp in 1991/92. Additional scholarships from the Austrian government followed which allowed her to study with jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant, jazz bassist David Clark (Berklee College of Music, Boston) and free improvisational music with David Darling in the USA.

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Recordings & Sheet Music By Monika Stadler

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Between Earth, Sea & Sky My Imaginary Garden Everything will be all right Song for the Earth On the Water
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Another World Two Ways Away for a while Scandinavia  
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On the Water On the Water
Harp 2
Coming Home Another World Old Roots - New Shoots
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Preseli Skies
African Reflections
Spirit of Harp Die Birke
The Birch
Hambe No Uta
Song of the Beach