Biography: Celia van den Bogert

Celia van den Bogert is currently in her senior year at Cleveland Heights High School. She has studied harp from Jody Guinn through the Preparatory Department at CIM for the past four years. In addition to playing in her school orchestra for the past three years, she is also in her third season of participating in the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, playing harp, and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra, playing flute and harp. This past summer, Celia spent six weeks in Lenox, Massachusetts in the Boston University Tanglewood Institute’s Young Artists Harp Program. She is also active in her school’s chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society and participates in the service projects it organizes. Aside from playing the harp, Celia enjoys 20th century poetry and spending time with her two cats, Giggles and Rory. She would like to thank her family and Jody Guinn for their support.

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