Founded in 2010, the Asbjørnsen Duo comprises of Sofia and Isabella Asbjørnsen. Their harps can be spotted in venues ranging from skyscrapers and award venues to cruise ships, royal palaces, and on outreach initiatives such as RCM pulse.
Isabella began studying the harp at the age of twelve under the tutelage of renowned harpist, Daphne Boden FRCM HonRAM ARCM Premier Prix Brussels Royal Conservatoire. Within two years she was accepted, with scholarship, to the prestigious Purcell School of Music. Following that she was accepted, with Foundation Scholarship, to continue her studies at the Royal College of Music under the guidance of yet another harpist of great renown, Ieuan Jones DipRCM, FRCM.
Aside from solo performance, Isabella has toured and performed with various ensembles and orchestras both inland and abroad. She is also an event harpist and frequently performs at weddings, parties, product launches, award ceremonies, corporate and private events with regular performances for members of the British royal family and international royal families - HM The Queen, HRH Prince Charles, HRH Prince William, HRH Prince Phillip, and HRH Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are amongst the names which have been included in her royal audiences.