Christine Strahm grew up in a musical
family and her mother was teaching her playing the
harpsichord before she went to school. When she was
eight years old she was given harp lessons by Naomi
Mihara in Berne.
She studied with Geneviève Chevallier at the
‘Conservatory of Fribourg’ in order to get
the teaching diploma in 2003
After that she studied at the ‘Koninklijk
Conservatorium Brussels’ in Belgium with
Anne-Sophie Bertrand for the final diploma of
‘Master of Music’ which she passed
‘with excellent distinction’.
During her studies, she went to masterclasses at the
‘Académie Pierre Jamet’ with
Isabelle Moretti, Marie-Claire Jamet and Isabelle
Perrin in Gargilesse, France and with Ursula Holliger
in Sermoneta; Italy. Today she is still taking lessons
with Germaine Lorenzini in Lyon, France.
Christine Strahm has won
prizes at the Swiss Youth Music Competition in 1995 and
1999. She got another prize of ‘Les Amis du
Conservatoire de Fribourg’ for efforts ‘En
faveur de la musique récente et le jeu
Christine Strahm plays the
solo-parts in harp concerts with orchestra by G.F.
Händel, W.A. Mozart and C. Debussy
As soloist in subscriber concerts from the BeKB Classic
2005, UBS in the castle Waldeck, Solothurn
Appearances as a soloist in TV DRS
Chambermusic concerts in various formations www.lescinq.ch
Numerous concerts with orchestras and choires
She is harp teacher in bolligen and Langnau i.E.
plays in projects in
different styles like jazz and improvisation,
fairy-tales accompagnied by harp music for children and