Claire Happel Ashe

Claire Happel Ashe performs on both modern and historical harps with ensembles throughout the Midwest including the Saint Louis and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras and The Newberry Consort. She holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Illinois and was a 2007–2008 Fulbright Scholar in Prague. Her studies in historical performance practice have included work with Christa Patton at the Madison Early Music Festival and Queens College Early Opera Workshop, Cheryl Ann Fulton, and Charlotte Mattax Moersch.