Gwyneth Wentink is an international acclaimed harpist and cultural entrepreneur working across many genres and roles.
She is founder of Foundation Harp, a performance platform which produced the audio visual productions ANAHATA, Canto Ostinato and In Code. Canto Ostinato Audio Visual has toured extensively in The Netherlands and in many cities worldwide - Tokyo, Sydney, New Delhi and Moscow - and was chosen for the ‘Kingsconcert’ of King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands as well as for a performance during their state visit to Canada.
As a leading harpist both classical and experimental, Gwyneth Wentink has performed at the world’s most prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, the Royal Albert Hall and Royal Opera Hall in London and the Konzerthaus in Berlin, among others. Many of today’s leading composers have written works for Gwyneth including Theo Loevendie, Marius Flothuis and Terry Riley.
Wentink holds a position as solo harpist of the Orchestra Revolutionaire et Romantique and the English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Praised for her versatility, Wentink introduced the harp into classical Indian music, and plays regularly with greats like Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.
Wentink has won numerous prizes, including the Dutch Music Award, the highest distinction awarded to musicians in The Netherlands, the Israel Harp Competition and the Young Concert Artists Audition in New York.
In 2019 Wentink was appointed a new member of the prestigious Society of Arts in The Netherlands.
As a dedicated and passionate teacher, Gwyneth is professor of harp at the Conservatories of Rotterdam and Amsterdam and gives masterclasses all over the world. She is also a fully qualified yoga instructor and encourages opportunities for her pupils for deep listening that music and yoga offer together.