BIO

Defined as a "young musician, but already versatile and mature", and "excellent performer", Chiara Pedrazzetti is a harpist and choir director from Ticino, Switzerland, with great enthusiasm and passion. Multi-purpose artist, winner of numerous prizes in national and international competitions, she regularly performs as a soloist, in chamber music formation (classical, traditional Irish, medieval, jazz, contemporary,...) and in orchestra. She is regularly invited to give masterclasses and play for prestigious concerts and festivals and so far she has performed in Switzerland, Italy, England, Holland, Ireland, Austria, Portugal, Russia, USA, Canada and Brazil.

Graduated with full marks in choral conducting, she is a coach of various Ticino choirs and gives choral singing masterclasses in her atelier in Mesolcina. In recent years she has devoted himself to arrangements for harp and choirs, as well as compositions. In 2024 the record company TACTUS will release a cd of her arrangements of the Italian opera.

During the coronavirus pandemic she created a Youtube music channel (Chiara Pedrazzetti ARPAtelier). Chiara is ambassador of the Swiss company Schertler and was co-president of the Swiss Harp Association. She has published music articles in Harp Column (USA), UK Harp Magazine (UK) and Swiss Harp Zeitung (CH).