Jennifer Hoult, former American Harp Society Concert Artist Designate, began studying harp at age 7. Her professional career began at 12. She performed Handel’s Concerto under the baton of Arthur Fiedler at 15 and Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 16 after winning their Youth In Concert Competition performing Ginastera’s Harp Concerto. Artists International presented her solo debut to a capacity house at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City. Sample credits: Concerti (Trenton Symphony, New Haven Symphony, New Bedford Symphony, Manhattan Philharmonic, American Chamber Orchestra (world premiere, Carlos Salzedo's Second Concerto), Schwarzenbrucker Kammerorchester); Principal Harp (The Florida Orchestra, Bridgeport Symphony, New Haven Symphony); orchestra (New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Concordia, Eos, New York Pops); festivals (Bard, Bayreuth, Chatauqua, OK Mozart, Spoleto, Tanglewood BUTI); Broadway (“Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens,” “She Loves Me,” “The Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular,” “110 in the Shade,” “Bernarda Alba,” “The Frogs,” “1776,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Kristina”); recordings (solo, orchestral, musical theater, choral, film). Her two solo CDs received rave reviews in Fanfare Magazine.
Holding degrees in Harp, Computer Science, Religion, and Law, Ms. Hoult has also enjoyed careers as an artificial intelligence software engineer, a prosecutor, children's Law Guardian, and legal scholar. Her 2006 law review article on Parental Alienation Syndrome is cited internationally.