Ohio harpist for special events and weddings
Ohio Harpist for Weddings and Events
Versatile Solo Harpist
Stephanie with her daughters

A native of Dayton, OH, harpist and harp teacher Stephanie Llacuna performs regularly as a soloist and orchestral harpist throughout the Dayton region. She has been playing the harp for nearly 30 years and has been teaching harp lessons and playing professionally for over two decades.

Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Music in Orchestral Performance from the Ohio State University. She studied the harp primarily under Jeanne Norton of Columbus Ohio, and has also studied with Alice Chalifoux and Leslie Stratton Norris. In addition, she studied for three summers at the Salzedo School for harp in Camden, ME.

Her experience includes performance at many different types of events including wedding ceremonies and receptions, banquets, tea parties, birthday parties, Valentine’s Day dinners, baby showers, open houses, commencement ceremonies, graduation parties, corporate functions, funeral services, and other formal or light-hearted affairs.

Stephanie plays regularly with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed with other groups in the Dayton region including the Bach Society of Dayton, the Westminster Presbyterian Choir, and the Dayton Chamber Chorale. Additionally, she has performed with the Dayton Opera, the Springfield Symphony, the Miami Valley Symphony, the Harps of Grace, the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and played the harp part for the Off-Broadway tour of Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby.

A well-rounded and versatile harpist, Stephanie’s range of repertory is broad and includes classical from the Baroque period to the 21st century, pop, sacred, holiday music, and jazz standards. She is happy to broaden her musical horizons and is available as a soloist or with small and large ensembles. To listen to selections from Stephanie's repertoire, please visit the Repertoire page.

In addition to performing on and teaching the harp, Stephanie is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters, and is honored to work in the development office of Dayton Children’s Hospital where she strives to improve the health of children by advancing philanthropy for the hospital.