Marguerite LyNn WilliamS


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Institute Presentations

  • Concert: The Power of Musical Storytelling with the Chicago Harp Quartet, Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:30PM

    Original harp quartet compositions and innovative transcriptions in various styles, featuring a myriad of tone colors and soundscapes.

  • Masterclass: Musical Storytelling, opera, ballet, and orchestral excerpts, Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:15PM - apply here


Marguerite Lynn Williams is Principal Harpist for the Chicago Lyric Opera orchestra, founder of the Chicago Harp Quartet, and founding member of the International Chamber Artists and La Folia (harp & flute). Ms. Williams has performed across the globe and appeared with many orchestras, including the Chicago, Milwaukee, Minnesota, San Diego, and Toronto symphonies. She is the head of the harp departments at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Ms. Williams holds the Master of Music degree from the Chicago School of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University studying with Sarah Bullen and the Bachelor of Music degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music studying with Kathleen Bride.


Morceau de Concert, Op. 154, Camille Saint-Seans

Performed by Marguerite Lynn Williams with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra