At age six, Jacquelyn Bartlett began her musical studies with her mother, Mary Bartlett, harpist with the Detroit Symphony. After continued studies with Carlos Salzedo and Alice Chalifoux, she made a highly acclaimed solo debut at age 16 in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall. Ms. Bartlett graduated with honors from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. Her teachers have included Lucy Lewis, Lucille Lawrence and Susan McDonald. Ms. Bartlett was principal harpist with the National Ballet Company, the North Carolina Symphony and the Indianapolis Symphony. She has also performed with the Detroit Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the Milwaukee Symphony and the Baltimore Symphony. With numerous appearances as concerto soloist, solo recitalist and chamber musician, Ms. Bartlett has an extensive performance repertoire. She received rave reviews for her recent performances with The Mallarmé Chamber Players and recorded a CD, “Chamber Music for Harp, Flute and Strings,” distributed by Albany Records. Ms. Bartlett has served on the faculties of the University of North Carolina, Duke University and Appalachian State University. She is the artistic director of SummerMusic, a chamber music festival in Blowing Rock, N.C.