Bio

Competitions and Awards

First Place Winner of the 1997 Lyon & Healy International Pop and Jazz Harp Competition.

Serenade Ensemble (Stacey’s Chamber Group) nominated for 2001 Grammy. (‘La Musica De Ernesto Lecuona ‘, Enrique Chia – Best Classical Crossover album)

Recordings

Rod Stewart • Bee Gees • Lauryn Hill • Jose Feliciano •  Arturo Sandoval • KC and the Sunshine Band • Braulio • John Denver

Concerts

Stevie Wonder • Andrea Bocelli • Ray Charles • Frank Sinatra • Tony Bennett • Perry Como • Peter Allen • Melissa Manchester • Johnny Mathis • Burt Bacharach • Marvin Hamlisch • Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme • Anthony Newley

Jazz and World Music Concerts

  • Tewkesbury, UK
  • Preston St. Mary, UK
  • Jersey Arts Centre, Channel Islands, Great Britain.
  • Prague, Czech Rep.
  • Deering Estate’s Valentine’s Day Under the Stars, and Holiday Under the Stars concerts
  • Suntrust Sunday Jazz Brunches in Fort Lauderdale
  • Lotz Jazz Series, Unitarian Church, Miami
  • WLRN ‘Artstreet’

Performances at Harp Festivals

  • 1999 Harpfest in Nashville
  • 1999 World Harp Congress in Prague 2007 American Harp Society in Boca Raton
  • 2011 World Harp Congress in Vancouver

Shows

Camelot • A Chorus Line • Carousel
Shenandoah • South Pacific

Orchestras

  • Principal Harpist with the Miami City Ballet
  • Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Miami Chamber Orchestra
  • Alhambra Orchestra

Workshops

  • Pop and Jazz arranging, 1999 World Harp Congress, Prague 2007
  • American Harp Society, Boca Raton,
  • 2011 World Harp Congress, Vancouver

Education

  • Bachelor of Music Education, University of Miami School of Music
  • Honors: Full Scholarship, Dean’s List
  • Private Instruction: Edward Vito, soloist and harpist under Toscanini

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