Licia Jaskunas has been the Principal Harpist with the Nashville Symphony since 1998. She has also been Principal Harpist with the New World Symphony, in Miami Florida, and of the Utah Festival Opera Company, in Logan, UT. 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 has been a long-time member of the Alias Chamber Ensemble and frequently plays for commercial recording sessions in Nashville.
Her orchestral festival performances include the Tanglewood Music Center, the Spoleto Festival, the Pacific Music Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. She received the Bachelor of Art degree and the Performers Certificate from Indiana University and a Master of Art degree from the Eastman School of Music. In 1987, she was the winner of the advanced division of the American Harp Society’s national competition.