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Who is Laurie Riley?

Recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for her accomplishments in performance, exceptional teaching, and her pioneering work in therapeutic music in hospitals, ergonomics for musicians, and the contemporary double-strung harp, Laurie is known internationally. She has toured, adjudicated and taught for over 30 years.

Laurie has recorded over a dozen harp albums, and is a respected author of numerous music-related books and instructional DVDs. Her music has been heard on American Airlines, NPR’s All Things Considered,  the Narada Collections, and other venues worldwide. She played with the Chieftains during  their U.S. tour in 2002.

Laurie co-founded two accredited therapeutic music certification programs that train musicians for hospital work, was a charter member of the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Music, and is a charter member on the National Standards Board for Music Ergonomics.. She also founded the Music Ergonomics Certification Program.