Janice Richardson first discovered the harp at Interlochen National Music Camp, continued her studies with esteemed harpist and teacher Mary Bartlett and launched her professional harp career at the age of 17. Since that time, Janice has performed Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with the University of Windsor Women’s Chamber Singers, in multiple Windsor Light Music Theatre productions including “Beauty And The Beast”, “The Sound Of Music”, and “Evita” and as a solo harpist with The Windsor Symphony Orchestra, performing The Debussy Danses.
Janice has released two previous recordings, "In Moments Like These" and "Anthems Sweet: A Christmas Collection", the latter of which was featured on a live national broadcast performance of Global TV’s 100 Huntley Street. She was also honored to accompany multi-award winning artists The Moody Blues and renowned jazz flutist Alexander Zonjic. Janice is a graduate of the University of Windsor, with degrees in French Language and Literature and Education.
In addition to playing her harp professionally, Janice is an elementary school teacher, often introducing students to her craft as part of the learning process.