Elisa Thorn

Elisa Thorn is a Vancouver based harpist known for her versatility of many musical styles including classical, pop and jazz. She performs in many ensembles and bands and maintains an active schedule as a performer, composer, harp teacher, and band leader.

 

Since graduating from the UBC School of Music in 2011, Elisa Thorn has become a sought after addition to the Canadian creative music scene, known for her use of extended techniques, electronic effects, and unconventional uses of harp.An avid collaborator, Elisa has works with many diverse artists and has appeared on recordings from Tonye Aganaba, Mother Mother, Loscil, Khari McClleland, Foothills, and David Ward. In 2019 she enjoyed a tour to Japan with electronic artist Lief Hall, and attended a residency in Stockholm in February 2020 to collaborate with the Like The Mind ensemble.


STYLE(S): classical, jazz, pop, celtic/traditional

INSTRUMENTAL or VOCAL: instrumental

OTHER CONFIGURATIONS: Can perform as a soloist or with other instruments including flute, guitar, vocals and cello

Elisa Thorn is a Vancouver based harpist known for her versatility of many musical styles including classical, pop and jazz. She performs in many ensembles and bands and maintains an active schedule as a performer, composer, harp teacher, and band leader.

 

Since graduating from the UBC School of Music in 2011, Elisa Thorn has become a sought after addition to the Canadian creative music scene, known for her use of extended techniques, electronic effects, and unconventional uses of harp.An avid collaborator, Elisa has works with many diverse artists and has appeared on recordings from Tonye Aganaba, Mother Mother, Loscil, Khari McClleland, Foothills, and David Ward. In 2019 she enjoyed a tour to Japan with electronic artist Lief Hall, and attended a residency in Stockholm in February 2020 to collaborate with the Like The Mind ensemble.


STYLE(S): classical, jazz, pop, celtic/traditional

INSTRUMENTAL or VOCAL: instrumental

OTHER CONFIGURATIONS: Can perform as a soloist or with other instruments including flute, guitar, vocals and cello