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Shana Norton - Principal Harp

Shana Norton graduated with highest honors earning a bachelor of music education from Abilene Christian University and attended Eastman School of Music, studying with Julia Hermann Edwards and Eileen Malone. In 1995, she graudated from The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs with a Masters of Public Affairs degree. She plays principal harp with the Mid-Texas Symphony and the Hot Springs Music Festival, and performs frequently with the San Antonio Symphony and Temple Symphony Orchestra.

Shana is also a founding member of “Chaski,” an Austin-based trio performing Latin American folk music. Chaski has toured Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, California, Washington DC, England, Scotland, Costa Rica, and Venezuela and produced five recordings.