Known as one of today’s outstanding harpists, Judy Loman graduated from The Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with the celebrated harpist, Carlos Salzedo. Upon graduating from Curtis she became Principal Harpist with the Toronto Symphony and was featured as a soloist on many tours. She retired from the symphony in 2002 and continues with a busy career of teaching, concertizing and recording. She has commissioned, recorded and given worldwide performances of several works for the harp by Canada’s foremost composers and is a former winner of Canada’s Juno Award for Best Classical Recording.
A dedicated teacher, Judy Loman is a Visiting Artist at The Curtis Institute of Music, Adjunct Professor of harp at the University of Toronto, and instructor of harp at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. She has served as President of the Jury for The USA international Competition and been a jurist for the Israel International Harp Competition and the Vera Dulova International Harp Competition in Moscow. Ms. Loman has been a featured recitalist and concerto soloist at several American Harp Society Conferences and for the World Harp Congress.
Ms. Loman is a Fellow of the Royal Conservatory of Music and a member of The Order of Canada for her contribution to the Arts in Canada.