Mia Venezia, Harp
Mia Venezia is a junior harp performance major at Carnegie Mellon University. She has been playing the harp for 13 years and is currently studying with Gretchen Van Hoesen. Aside from playing regularly with the CMU Philharmonic Orchestra and CMU Wind Ensemble, she is a member of the Tartan Trio which was recently awarded as a winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Major Auditions. She has also played with the Lansdale Symphony Orchestra and at the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra’s Atlantic Coast Opera Festival and Bowdoin International Music Festival. Ms. Venezia has been a finalist for both the ASTA Strings Competition and Anne Adams Awards, as well as first place winner for the Tri-County Concerts Association Annual Youth Festival’s solo and chamber divisions. Mia also enjoys giving back to the community by using her talent to provide music therapy at local hospitals near her home in Jeffersonville, PA.