Maria Jacobsson graduated from Örebro University
in Sweden in 2008 with the degree of Master of Music Education in Harp and Piano, and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. She majored in classical piano and harp, but has chosen to devote herself mainly to the harp. Maria had the opportunity to study in the harp performance program with acclaimed Harpist, Judy Loman
, full-time at the University of Toronto.
In Sweden Maria performed extensively as a soloist, in chamber music ensembles, and with various orchestras. During her studies, Maria received many awards and scholarships such as the Anna Thadeus award from Örebro University, and the Ragnild Frykbergs scholarship.
Maria now lives in the Toronto area and is enjoying a career as a much sought after freelance musician. Maria has recorded with the Juno Nominated and 2010 Canadian Folk Group of the Year Dala . Maria’s harp playing can be heard on the album ‘Everyone is Someone’ on the song Compass. Maria also performed in the National TV show ‘The Heart of the Matter’ that aired in April 2011.