Laura Stokes is a multi-talented eclectic musician and performer. She has been playing harp since the age of 8 having studied both here in the USA and in Wales. At Peabody, Laura has played Principal Harp in the Peabody Symphony and Concert Orchestras conducted by Maestro Hajime Teri Murai as well the acclaimed Peabody Wind Ensemble conducted by Harlan Parker, and can be heard on their recording of Johan De Meij’s Lord of the Rings and Planet Earth Symphonies which will be released on the Naxos.
Laura is a founding member of the Peabody Harp Pedagogy HarpAdventures program. A student run outreach program which brings makes the harp accessible to many Baltimore City school children through virtually free lessons and instrument rental.