Artist Bio

Samantha Horn is a harpist, educator, and writer based in Chapel Hill, NC. She holds a Master of Arts in Musicology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she also studied harp with Laura Byrne. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, and studied harp performance abroad at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Samantha has performed with a variety of professional and volunteer/student ensembles in the Triangle and beyond, including:

  • UNC Harp Ensemble (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Duke Symphony Orchestra (Durham, NC)
  • Cantari (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Triangle Wind Ensemble (Cary, NC)
  • Mobile Symphony (Mobile, Alabama)
  • Pensacola Opera (Pensacola, FL)
  • UNC Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra (Niceville, FL)
  • Macalester Orchestra and Concert Choir (St. Paul, MN)
  • Gulf Coast Harp Ensemble (Destin, FL)

Classically trained, Samantha is comfortable in genres ranging from folk traditions to contemporary pop. She is available to play for a variety of events, including weddings, private parties, fundraisers, and religious services.