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Ms. Mary Angelina Mei is considered one of the world's leading young harpists and pianists. Ms. Mei is an extraordinary performer and an excellent lecturer. A critic from the World Journal News calls her "a master of the heavenly angel instrument."

Masters Degree of Music, Manhattan School of Music
Los Angeles Philharmonic Fellowship Competition, First Prize
Elizabeth Hobin National Harp Competition, First Prize
American Harp Society Valerie Finzi Award
American Harp Society Golkin Award
Greater Trenton Symphony Competition, First Prize
Hennessy Performing Arts Award
World Harp Congress
American Harp Society
Notable Concert Appearances:
World Harp Congress Concert (Paris)
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Carnegie Concert Hall
Barbican Centre (London)
American Harp Festival (Seattle)
Cite de la Musique (Paris)
Art Centre (Warwick)
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam)
Konzerthaus (Vienna)
Concert Hall (Sapporo)
Sumida Triphony Hall (Tokyo)
International Music Festival (Venezuela)
Notable Orchestra Performances:
New World Symphony
American Symphony Orchestra
"The Fantastic" Musical
Pacific Music Festival
Di Capo Opera Orchestra
Notable Artistic Collaborators:
Michael Tilson Thomas
David Sanborn
Michael Kamen
Kurt Masur
"International Musicians Who's Who Encyclopedia"
National Dean's List Award, 1993-1994
Full Merit Scholarship Award, Manhattan School of Music
CD Recordings:
"Discovering Music"
"Harmony in Peace"
"Mahler Symphony #3"
"Albert Herring Opera"
Harp, Piano, Chinese Zither

Praise for Ms. Mei:
"I realized when I heard Ms. Mei that I was in the presence of a master. She is a truly remarkable, world-class musician, and is among the top harpists in the world."
- Lou Anne Neill, Principal Harpist, Los Angeles Philharmonic
"These hard-earned accomplishments rightfully put Ms. Mei in the category and league of the greatest musicians in the 21th century. She has my highest recommendations."
- Christoph Eschenbach, Music Director, Houston Symphony
"Ms. Mei is highly regarded as a harp virtuoso by harp musicians and afficionados worldwide."
-Dianne Flagello, Director, Manhattan School of Music
"Ms. Mei's performance is outstanding and unequalled. Undoubtedly I found her to be one of the most talented harpists. Her artistry would definately be an asset to the musical world."
- Ruth Negri, Harpist, New York Philharmonic
"Ms. Mei has acquired an outstanding reputation as a harpist. She is a world class musician and one of the leading figures among the world's virtuoso harpists."
- Susann McDonald, Director, World Harp Congress