Zoe Vandermeer is a dramatic coloratura soprano and accompanies her singing on Welsh triple harp in Baroque, Classical, and Bel Canto repertoire, as well as her original compositions with Celtic harp. She was named to the Roster of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism in 2011. A prize-winning graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Zoe Vandermeer performs internationally. Venues include include the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia, King's Chapel Boston, New Britain Museum of American Art, Carnegie Hall, Sao Paulo Harp Festival Brazil, International Festival de Deia Spain, Glasgow International Early Music Festival, Bloomington Early Music Festival, American Harp Society, Somerset Harp Festival, HarpCon2003, San Mateo Convention Center, San Francisco Academy of Art Museum, Pollok House National Trust Museum Scotland, Nairn Little Theatre Scotland, Kelvingrove Art Gallery Scotland, Historical Harp Society Conference, San Francisco Choral Society, Festival Opera, Russian River Concerts, Trinity Chapel Concerts Berkeley, Nova Scotia Early Music Society Concerts, Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies UMASS, Pasadena Chamber Music Society Concerts, UC Davis Early Music Series, Westmont College Concerts, and many others. She was Operatic Finalist and Artsong Finalist in the American Prize Competition in 2014 and 2016, and was Finalist in the same competition in 2019 as a singing harpist. Ms. Vandermeer won First Place in the Bay Area Arts Vocal Competition and was Finalist in the London Young Artists Early Music Competition as well as the Wilfred Laurier Concert Aria Competition in Canada. Ms. Vandermeer is a recipient of the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, Music Teachers National Foundation Fund, Emerging Artists Fund, CT Office of the Arts Grant 2020, Burkhardt Scholarship, Hartt School Faculty Development Fund, and Musicians Foundation. Articles about Ms. Vandermeer can be found in the Swiss publication 'Harpa', Classical Singer Magazine, and the Litchfield County Times. She is a recording artist with upcoming CDs with Centaur Records, and has been a featured guest on numerous radio stations in the US and UK. Ms. Vandermeer is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, and is eligible for matching grants through NEFA.
Profile Type: Artist
Zoe Vandermeer, Soprano and Harps