Kristal Barlaan

Kristal Barlaan

Harp Ensemble Conductor


KristalKristal is a native of Santa Clara Valley who has been performing on the harp for over a decade. She received her masters degree in performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in Performance. She has performed for many Bay Area orchestras including the Stanford Orchestra, the San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra and the Peninsula Symphony.


She’s in demand for solo performances, recordings, ensembles, teaching, weddings, private parties, afternoon teas, or any special event. Clients appreciate Kristal’s attention to detail and her ability to bring out each client’s personality in her selected repertoire. Kristal enjoys those engagements where she is able to provide an extraordinary atmosphere that is conducive to conversation, companionship, and memorable moments for those in attendance.

In addition to her conducting duties with the San Jose Youth Symphony Kristal teaches harp at the Angelic Harp Academy in Campbell, the San Jose Academy of Music and the Valley Christian High School’s Conservatory of the Arts.