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As soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal, harpist Stacey Shames has appeared throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Far East.

Recent concerto engagements include those with The Riverside Symphony at Lincoln Center, The Munich Chamber Orchestra, The New Jersey Symphony, The Saint Louis Symphony, and The National Chamber Orchestra.

She won first prize in the American Harp Society National Competition, and a top prize in the International Harp Contest in Israel. Shames has held the solo chair with the Saint Louis Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with whom she currently performs, tours, and records.

She concertizes extensively with Aureole, her trio of flute, viola and harp, and the group has released ten recordings, championing new works written for the combination.

Shames has performed on the soundtracks to over 100 films, and appears on-camera in many films, as well as on the acclaimed series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

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