Rebecca Moritzky, Heart Strings Harps, has played the harp for 20 years and actively performed for 15 of those years. She has played with several youth orchestras, including 10 years as a member of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and toured to Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, France, and Spain. She is a graduate of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver with a bachelor’s degree in harp performance. In 2018, Rebecca received a bachelor’s degree
Additionally, she is the principal harpist with the Lakewood Symphony Orchestra and the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and has played with other local orchestras including the Colorado Symphony. In 2011, she performed with an ensemble at the World Harp Congress in Vancouver, Canada. She toured China with the Denver Philharmonic in the summer of 2016. She was chosen as Lakewood’s Sister City Music Scholar in 2013 and 2015 and soloed with the Lakewood Symphony before traveling to Chester, England and where she performed four concerts.
In 2015, Rebecca premiered her first concert playing jazz harp at Dazzle where she has since continued to perform a variety of music including her own compositions, and in 2016, joined Josh Groban’s on-stage orchestra during his Denver concert. She is currently a part of Kay & Bex, an indie/pop-style band, and Nova Somnia, a progressive rock band. Rebecca has studied a type of Indian dance called kathak for six years and is actively incorporating her harp playing into the practice of kathak yoga.
Alisa Hickox holds graduate degrees in both harp performance and music theory from Michigan State University and has been an active performer in Michigan and Colorado for the past several years.
Currently, she teaches music theory and harp at the University of Northern Colorado and Laramie County Community College, respectively, and maintains a small private studio. She is passionate about helping her students connect music theory to performance, both in the classroom and during private lessons.