Zoë Knoop (born Netherlands, 1994) started playing the harp at the age of 11. In 2019 she finished her Master Studies with Professor Godelieve Schrama at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, Germany. She has taken part in masterclasses with, among others, Masumi Nagasawa, Frédérique Cambreling, Sivan Magen, Alice Giles, Andrew Lawrence King and Catherine Beynon. In 2015 she performed as a soloist with the Students Orchestra of Nijmegen, playing the Concerto for Harp by Dutch composer Roel van Oosten. With flautist Maartje Valk, she performed the famous flute harp concerto by Mozart with the East Dutch Symphony Orchestra (ONSO) in 2017. During the past years Zoë recorded several new works by German composer Matthias Bonitz, with the Monsand Quartet. The CD's were released by the Label Encora. In addition to solo work and chamber music concerts with The New Salontrio, Zoë frequently plays with several orchestras such as Arnheim Philharmic Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, State Orchestera of Braunschweig. During the 2017/2018 season she was part of the academy of the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra / Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Since 2016 Zoë works in close contact with German author, recitor en director Jörg-Maria Welke. For his productions 'Farben einer Nacht' and 'Ich bin's - a lyrical and musical homage to Blixa Bargeld' she arranged, played and improvised the music. Since 2020 she teaches the harp at several music schools in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Zoë plays a 2017 Italian Salvi Iris harp, financed with the help of 'Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument'.