Nora Bumanis has been Principal Harpist of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra since 1980. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where she studied with Judy Loman. In addition to her busy orchestral schedule, Ms. Bumanis is much in demand as a soloist, recitalist and teacher. She has performed with most of the leading Canadian symphony orchestras. Nora has given recitals in Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Seattle, Prague, and Mexico City. She is also in great demand as a chamber musician and has frequently been broadcast on CBC radio and television.