University of Vermont

Department of Music and Dance

Faculty - Heidi Soons

Heidi Soons

Heidi Soons, Affiliate Artist

  • B.A (Performance - Harp), University of Vermont
Contact Information
E-mail: Department of Music & Dance
Phone: 802-893-4916

Heidi Soons is a native of Englewood, New Jersey, and she started harp lessons at age eleven with Jane Weidensaul. She played in the New Jersey Youth Orchestra and spent a summer at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. She spent many years playing programs in the schools as part of the VSO SymphonyKids harp duo, "93 Strings."

Groups accompanied: Principal harpist with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra since 1978

Memorable performances: Solo performances have included appearances with the Killington Music Festival, the Dartmouth Chamber Orchestra, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.

Faculty Directory

D. Thomas Toner, Department Chair
Paul Asbell, Jazz Guitar
Paul Besaw, Dance
Clare Byrne, Dance
Joe Capps, Jazz Guitar
Nadine Carpenter, Oboe
Tom Cleary, Jazz Piano
Selene Colburn, Dance
Sarah Cullins, Voice
Rick Davies, Trombone
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, Jazz Voice
Steve Ferraris, Djembe
David Feurzeig, Theory
Paula Higa, Dance
Gerald Lanoue, Bassoon
Anne Janson, Flute
Patricia Julien, Theory, Jazz
Steve Klimowski, Clarinet
Yutaka Kono, Orchestra
John Mantegna, Guitar
David Neiweem, Voice, Choirs, Organ
Paul Orgel, Piano
Sylvia Parker, Piano, Theory
Alan Parshley, Horn
Suzanne Polk, Cello
Evelyn Read, Violin/Viola
Patricia Riley, Music Ed.
John Rivers, Jazz Bass
Jeff Salisbury, Drums
Lynn Ellen Schimoler, Dance
Wayne Schneider, History
Heidi Soons, Harp
Clyde Stats, History
Alex Stewart, Jazz
William Tilley, Bass
D. Thomas Toner, Band, Percussion
Ray Vega, Trumpet, Jazz
Robert Wigness, Trombone
Michael Zsoldos, Saxophone