Teresa Suen-Campbell


Teresa Suen-Campbell’s recording was praised “a well-balanced program focusing on calmness and warmth, beautifully played” by Canadian Classical Music Magazine, Whole Note’s, editor David Olds. Her playing was described as “angelic solo rendering” by the Financial Times and was praised as possessing “a formidable technique which shines and stuns” by the Macao Daily. Her Canadian debut with Kindred Spirits Orchestra was praised as “possessing an incredible level of concentration” by celebrated harpist Judy Loman.

An advocate of contemporary music, Teresa has collaborated with many composers and has commissioned two concertos and two solo works for the harp to date. She has recently premiered and recorded a new work for harp and electronics by renowned composer Alice Ho. She has also performed under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy and has shared the stage with renowned artists such as Kathleen Battle, Placido Domingo, Skaila Kanga, and Dame Evelyn Glennie.

As a soloist, Teresa has performed with the Toronto Concert Orchestra, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Strings, and SAR Philharmonic. She has also been invited to many international music festivals/conferences, such as American Harp Society Summer Institute (2015), Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (2015), and the Hong Kong Arts Festival (2009).  

As an orchestral harpist, she has performed with North Bay Symphony since 2015, and was the former principal harpist of the Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra (2009-2011), and Evanston Symphony Orchestra (2004-2007), respectively. She has also performed with the Scarborough Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and the Illinois Symphony. Her performances were broadcasted on TV and radio stations in Canada, Hong Kong, and the US. She also released her debut CD album Longing in 2010.​

An enthusiastic and dedicated educator, Teresa is currently Harp Faculty at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Prior to this appointment, she taught harp at Carleton University and was Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She also coached harpists at Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra and was harp instructor at Northwestern University.