Carla Bos - biography

Carla BosCarla Bos serves as harpist in Remix Ensemble for Contemporary Music in Porto, Portugal, since 2001. She is working in The Netherlands as a freelance harpist: as a soloist, with chamber music ensembles and choirs, in baroque ensembles and orchestras. She made several CD's and worldwide concert tours with these ensembles and orchestras.

Carla studied harp at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague in The Netherlands. She earned her Bachelors Degree and her certificate for chamber music with Edward Witsenburg; and her Masters Degree with Ernestine Stoop.

Carla BosCarla is very active in chamber music: Licarbe duo with soprano, Anemoi duo with flute, Panarpa duo with flute, a harp duo, a duo with violin and one with organ; plus Tres Calides, a trio with soprano and flute.
She has made 5 CD's: 2 harp solo, 1 soprano/harp and 2 flute/harp.

Since 2013 Carla is also working as a Storyteller in combination with her harp. She brings Storytelling Concerts.
Since January 2014 she plays at the high-tea on Sunday's in Hotel Des Indes in The Hague.

Carla has a unique collection of ten harps from different periods: a troubadour harp (Camac), two Celtic blade of lever harps (Lyon & Healy - Ogden and Theobald), a baroque Italian triple harp (Capp), a Gothic harp (Simon Capp), a Latin-American folk harp (Morato), an antique Erard pedal harp built in 1823 and three modern pedal harps (Lyon & Healy - style11, Horngacher - Empire and Lyon & Healy style 21).