Zoe Vandermeer accompanies her singing on Celtic harp and Welsh triple harp in Baroque, Classical, Opera, Celtic repertoire and her original compositions. A prize-winning graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Zoe Vandermeer performs internationally, and gives masterclasses and private instruction in CT and NY . Venues include include the Sao Paulo Harp Festival Brazil, Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies UMASS, Castle Clinton NYC, Carnegie Hall, 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, Opera Company of Brooklyn, Westchester Oratorio Society, Town of Southeast Arts Coalition Brewster, Midday Concerts Norwalk, Harps On Main Concerts Indiana, Russian River Concerts, Trinity Chapel Concerts Berkeley, Nova Scotia Early Music Society Concerts, Pasadena Chamber Music Society Concerts, UC Davis Early Music Series, Westmont College Concerts, and many others.
Ms. Vandermeer won First Place in the B. Alexander International Vocal Competition in 2014. She was Operatic Finalist and Artsong Finalist in the American Prize Competition in 2014 and 2016, and the same organization gave her a Special Citation for her work as a singing harpist. A prize-winning graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 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, and Hartt School Faculty Development Fund.
Articles about Ms. Vandermeer can be found in the Swiss publication 'Harpa', Classical Singer Magazine, and the Litchfield County Times. She has recorded for Koch International, Voce Classics, and KachinaMusiK, 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. She is a member of the American Harp Society, Historical Harp Society, Scottish Harp Society of America, and the United Kingdom Harp Association.