St James’ Church, Louth – Ruth Lee

Harpist Ruth Lee, is our lunchtime recitalist in St James’, Louth this Friday, 20 August at 1pm.


We are privileged and delighted to welcome this talented young artist to join the distinguished list of performers in this summer’s most successful series.


The exciting and entrancing sounds of Ruth’s harp will enhance the setting and generous acoustic of our beautiful church.


Our popular, high quality recital series is free entry with opportunity for contribution to music funds if wished.




Awuya (Sally Beamish)
Music of the Angels (Ruth Lee)
The Nightingale (Deborah Henson-Conant)
Dyr (Ruth Lee)
Baroque Flamenco (Deborah Henson-Conant)






An award-winning young music artist based in Lincolnshire, Ruth Lee is an award-winning composer and harpist. Selected by the United Kingdom Harp Association as an Emerging Artist of 2020-2021, her work often fuses folk and contemporary classical musical styles. She recently performed her piece ‘Dyr’, winner of the Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award 2019, at the Virtual Edinburgh International Harp Festival and is looking forward to performing a programme of music featuring her own compositions at the World Harp Congress 2022.


Her other accolades include First Prize at The Future Blend Project, First Prize at the Wales Harp Composition Competition, Highly Commended at the North London Camac Competition, and Runner-Up at the East Coast Musician of the Year. She is a graduate of the University of York (First-Class BA Hons. Music), where she studied with Eleanor Turner, and was awarded both The Wilfrid Mellers Prize for Music and a Concerto Award.


Alongside her performance and compositional work, Ruth works as a private tutor.


Contact Ruth via her web site 

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