about

utah harpist

Bridget Ence Jackson is a professional harpist from Las Vegas, Nevada who has been playing the harp for over fifteen years. In her youth she studied with Tara Ogden-Skouson, harpist for Duo Mystique and Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra. Growing up, Bridget competed in festivals every year and earned all superior ratings. She also played for several seasons as a member of the Las Vegas Zion's Youth Symphony in front of thousands of people at the Smith Center for Performing Arts. She has attended multiple harp camps and master classes led by famous harpists such as Carrol McLaughlin and Emmanuel Ceysson.

Bridget now resides in Vineyard, Utah. She attended Utah Valley University where she studied under Utah's Ballet West principal harpist, Janet Peterson, and played with the UVU Symphony, Lyceum Philharmonic, UVU Wind Symphony, and UVU Chamber Ensemble. In 2017 she graduated Magna cum Laude with her Bachelor's Degree in Harp Performance. While attending UVU she earned a music scholarship every semester, including the prestigious Rebecca Marriott Champion Music Scholarship, and was a winner of the competitive 2016 UVU Concerto Competition. 

As a professional freelance harpist, Bridget regularly plays with local groups, including the West Valley Symphony, the Utah Chapter of Witness Music, and indie artist Little Moon. She is regularly hired for special events, including weddings, parties, and corporate events. Notable persons she has performed for include Governor Mitt Romney, former President of UVU Matthew Holland, and pop artists Alex Boyé, Lexi Walker, and Tiffany Houghton. Bridget has established a successful studio in Vineyard UT where she composes, arranges, and records music, as well as teaches a blend of traditional and Suzuki harp method to beginning and intermediate students of all ages.