Harpist Donelle Page studied music at California State University in Long Beach where she majored in both piano and harp. Donelle has performed with the Lakewood Philharmonic, the Bellflower and Compton Symphonies, the Long Beach Civic Light Opera and the New Composers International Symposium. She currently plays with symphony orchestras in Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Oakland, San Jose, Napa and Modesto, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, the San Joaquin, Oakland and Santa Rosa ballets, the San Francisco Camerata, the Pacific Repertory Opera Company and the San Francisco Opera. She is a featured performer at the Mendocino Music Festival and a regular at the Tahoe Summer Music Festival. She has also done work for the Townsend Opera Players, the San Francisco Chorale Society, the California Symphony, the Carmel Bach Festival and the Bear Valley Music Festival and has also performed with such varied artists as Frederika von Stade, Neil Sedaka, Chanticleer, Steve and Edie Gorme, Bob Hope, Maynard Ferfuson, the Moody Blues, the Carpenters and rap artist E.B. Chill. In the spring of 1997 Donelle played in Pharoah Sander's jazz orchestra for the world premier of Alonzo King's production of Three Stops On The Way Home, with the Lines Ballet Company.

Donelle is often called upon for studio recording work and played on the newly released Oh! That Cello for First Impressions Music. She was in the orchestra for the recent world premier and CD release of the San Francisco Camerata production of Carlos Franzetti's opera Corpus Evita. Donelle can be heard on the Clarity Sound & Light recordings, I, Omar and Egyptian Suite, the Rebelle Records CD, The Easter Bunny, Sex, and Santa Claus, Multi-Cultural Music Fellowship's Festival of Harps Live, Mareid Sullivan's Love's Caress--A Celtic Journey, 7th Wave Production's A Very Green Christmas: Artists for Earth and with her trio, Page Three, has produced her own CD titled, Fixin' A Hole: The Beatles Set. She performed on the soundtrack for the 1998 television special, The Brian Boitano Christmas Skating Spectacular, and can be seen and heard on the video of Kristi Yamaguchi's benefit skating concert, A Golden Moment.

[from program for October 23, 2000 concert]

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