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Harper Randolph

viola, Viola

African American Orchestra Fellow

Harper Randolph first encountered the viola at age five through the DC Youth Orchestra Program in her hometown of Washington, DC. She has since garnered numerous awards and recognition in competitions including Third Prize in the 2022 Sphinx Competition and First Prize in the 2019 NYU Concerto Competition. Randolph has performed at acclaimed venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the White House, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Palffy Palace in Prague, Czech Republic. Randolph recently completed a Specialist in Music degree from University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and holds a Bachelor and Master of Music from New York University. Randolph’s teachers include Stephanie Baer, Karen Ritscher, and DSO violist Caroline Coade.