Licia Jaskunas has been the Principal Harpist with the Nashville Symphony since 1998. She has also been Principal Harpist with the New World Symphony and with the Utah Festival Opera Company. She has made several solo appearances with the Nashville Symphony and has soloed with the New World Symphony, the Louisville Symphony, and the Huntsville Symphony. She is a long-time member of the Alias Chamber Ensemble and is a participant in the local commercial recording industry. Her orchestral festival performances include the Tanglewood Music Center, the Spoleto Festival, the Pacific Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival and most recently, the Brevard Music Festival. She is a graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she was awarded a Performers Certificate, and she received a Master of Art degree from the Eastman School of Music. She is a previous winner of the advanced division of the American Harp Society’s national competition and of two Ruth Lorraine Close national fellowship awards in harp.