Sonja Inglefield serves on faculty at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Having performed throughout the United States and Europe, she earned both a Master’s Degree in pedagogy and an Artist Diploma in performance from the Peabody Conservatory in Maryland. She was Principal Harpist with the Baltimore Opera Company for sixteen years, and is currently Chair of the AHS Literature Committee and U.S. Correspondent to the World Harp Congress Review. As Director of the Ruth Inglefield Composition Contest for the USA International Harp Competition, Sonja continues her mother’s legacy of working with composers and encouraging new repertoire for the harp.