Stephanie Nash


Stephanie Nash, Harpist


Bachelor of Music, LouisianaStateUniversity, May 1990
Graduate Studies, Louisiana State University, 1990-1992
Music Performance, Music Theory, Music History, Education
Educational Honor Societies:
Mu Sigma Rho, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Alpha Iota


Thirty years of harp study
Twenty-eight years of orchestral and freelance experience performing for weddings, receptions and other events
Twenty-four years of private studio teaching
Ten years of piano and violin study
Special Assignment as Orchestra Conductor for Taylorville School District, Taylorville, IL (1995-1996)
Music Teacher, St. John Lutheran School, New Orleans, LA (1999-2002)

Freelance Engagements

2006-2012: Rivers Edge, A Tuscan Grille, Kerrville, TX
2005: Dinner, Savannah’s Tea Room & Restaurant, Aurora, IL
2002-2004: High Tea, Ritz Carlton Hotel, New Orleans, LA (Link)
2001-2002: Dinner, Noble Bistro, New Orleans, LA
2001: Brunch, Patron Saints Club, Superdome, New Orleans, LA
1997-2004: Special Events, Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, LA
1998-2004: Special Events, English Turn Country Club, New Orleans, LA
1997-2001: Lobby/Special Events, Le Pavillon Hotel, New Orleans, LA (Link)
1997-1998: Brunch, The Columns Hotel, New Orleans, LA (Link)
1995-1996: Dinner, Church Street Pub, Litchfield, IL
1992-1996: Brunch, Panther Creek Country Club, Springfield, IL
1990-1992: Lunch, The Faculty Club, Baton Rouge, LA
1987-1989: Brunch, The Sheraton Hotel, Baton   Rouge, LA


2006-2012: Symphony of the Hills, Kerrville, TX
2001-2004: Masterpiece Music Ensemble, New Orleans, LA
2001-2004: New Orleans Celtic Harp Ensemble, New Orleans, LA
1998-2001: Gulf Coast Symphony, Biloxi,MS
1998-1999: Mobile Symphony, Mobile, AL
1994-1995: Springfield Symphony, Springfield, IL
1986-1991: Louisiana State University Symphony and Symphonic Band, Baton Rouge, LA
1984-1986: Houston Youth Symphony, Houston, TX / Symphony North, Houston, TX

Performance Honors
2010: The Rock Band – Kansas
2010: Marvin Hamlisch
2000: Luciano Pavarotti with GulfCoast Symphony
2000: Crystal Gayle with Gulf Coast Symphony
1996: Panther Creek Country Club for Governor Edgar
1991: Governor’s Mansion for Governor Edwards
1990: LSU Faculty Club for President of Belize
1989: Overall Talent Award, Miss LSU Pageant
1988: Governor’s Mansion for Governor Roemer
1985 & 84: First Place, Houston Harp Competition, Houston, TX
Current Professional Engagements
Freelance engagements throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas
Private Teaching Studio
Harp Education at area daycare and retirement centers