Vera Khait

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About Vera

Vera is a professional harpist based in Birmingham.

Vera started playing the harp when she was 12-years old in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her teacher was Bella Oganyan. In 2002, Vera entered the harp class of the St. Petersburg Mussorgsky College of Music as a full-time student under the guidance of Irina Donskaya, and later continued her studies in the St. Petersburg Rimisky-Korsakov Conservatory in 2006. In 2008 she decided to continue her study in the UK entering a Bachelor course in the Birmingham Conservatory with Catherine White and graduated in 2012. Vera gained a lot of experience during the studies, performing at the numerous master-classes with Skaila Kanga, Katherine Thomas, Jana Bouskova, Isabelle Perrin, Gabriella Dall'Olio, Park Stickney and other renowned harpists. She took part in a number of competitions throughout her career, such as the Vera Dulova IV Harp Festival in Moscow (2005), the North Wales Camac Harp Festival (2010) and the North London Camac Harp Competition (2011). Vera won the first prize of Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Competition in 2012 and the Birmingham Chamber Music Society Prize in 2012. Vera performed and keeps performing with a large number of orchestras and the UK including CBSO (within the CBSO Training Scheme), Birmingham Philarmonic Orchestra, Birmingham Symphony Winds, Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Conservatoire Repertoire Orchestra, Birmingham Festival Orchestra, Queens Park Sinfonia and Birmingham Schools Concert Orchestra. Vera is an experienced harpist and frequently performs at weddings, as well as performing academic music with various chamber groups, orchestras and solo.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Electronic
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party
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From customers:

Sarah P, 2 years ago

So many people have commented on how beautiful the music was, so another huge thank you for everything! I have the most amazing memories of the service and the music played a huge part of that.

Teresa H, 3 years ago

Very professional, organised and a pleasure to work with. Vera played for our drinks reception and highly recommend

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