Jessica W.H. Wilbee
Lecturer in Music (harp)
Jessica W.H. Wilbee is a professional harpist based out of Utica, N.Y. She attended Eastman School of Music where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Harp Performance and was awarded a Performer’s Certificate in Harp. Jessica held the position of Principal Harpist for the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in Lancaster, Pa. from 2014 to 2021. She performs frequently as principal harpist for many other orchestras all over central New York including Utica, Syracuse, Ithaca, and Binghamton. She loves to perform as a solo harpist and is a member of the B Sharp Music Club in Utica, N.Y. Additionally, she and her sister, Brittany Hart DeYoung, recently created Convergence Harp Duo and enjoy playing together both in Utica, as well as in Mrs. DeYoung’s home state of Michigan. Currently, Jessica is a lecturer in music (harp) at both Cornell University and Hamilton College.