Joan Holland

Co-Principal Harp
Robert & Nancy Giles Chair

Joan Raeburn Holland is Instructor of Harp for the Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp.  She is principal harp for the Midland Symphony Orchestra and co-principal of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.

Prior to her position at IAA, she was principal harp for the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Ballet Orchestra. She acted as substitute harpist for the Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras and the Ohio Chamber Orchestra.

An active chamber musician, Ms. Holland frequently performs with her IAA colleagues and has participated in recital programs for the regional and national conventions of the American Harp Society. She performed as guest recitalist for the Philadelphia and Toledo AHS chapters, and as a chamber musician for the World Harp Congress and the International Viola Congress.Concerto performances include collaboration with the Midland Symphony Chamber Orchestra; the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra; the Traverse Symphony Orchestra; the Sault Symphony; the Bach Festival in Lexington, MI and the Interlochen Arts Academy String orchestra.

Ms. Raeburn Holland and her husband, David Holland, have a family of two children, Jennifer and John.