Harpist Hope Cowan performs and teaches throughout the Houston area. Active as both an orchestral and chamber musician, she performs with the Symphony of Southeast Texas and the Mississippi Symphony and is a founding member of both the Deciduous and Lynx Trios. A strong advocate for the local Houston harp community, she is currently the president of the Greater Houston Chapter of the American Harp Society. Ms. Cowan also teaches students of all ages at her home studio and is on the faculty for the Houston Summer Harp Festival. She received a B.M. from the University of Houston, and a M.M. from Rice University, both under the instruction of Paula Page.