Jessica Brizuela Valentine’s Day photo stole the show this month. When we shared it on social media, the response was one of the biggest we’ve ever had to a #practicalharpist photo. Here are some of our other favorite photos from the last two months. Don’t forget to tag your harp life photos with the hashtag #practicalharpist so we can find you on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Winner: Jessica Brizuela
(@jjthebrizplane via Instagram)
Caption: Happy Valentine’s Day!
Home: Pasadena, Calif. Age: 26
Occupation: harpist and music therapist
What’s your hidden talent? rapping
What’s your favorite piece to play on the harp? “Baroque Flamenco” by Deborah Henson Conant and anything by Piazzolla
What do you do to avoid practicing? I dance (salsa and bachata), do triathlons (to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society), study science (I’m a pre-med student at Cal State L.A.), and work at a harp showroom (Pacific Harps).
What did you want to be when you were a kid? A veterinarian.
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Share your shots
Keep sharing photos of your harp life with us on social media with the hashtag #practicalharpist. We’ll print some of our favorites in each issue of Harp Column. If your photo knocks us off our feet, you could win a one-year subscription to Harp Column and be featured in our next issue!