Biography

Lethiciawas born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she began her music education by taking piano lessons at age seven. At age 10, she entered the Porto Conservatory (Conservatório de Música do Porto) in Portugal, where she studied theory, voice and the harp, under Áurea Guerner.

Moving from country to country, she continued studying harp privately and later received a Bachelor of Music from the Brigham Young University School of Music in 2017, under Dr. Nicole Brady. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Music degree at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee under Ina Zdorovetchi.

 

Lethicia began performing at a young age,and has since performed in several solo and chamber recitals, private events, and numerous ensemble concerts. She has most recently performed with orchestras and ensembles such as the Boston Chamber Symphony, the Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, the Draper Philharmonic and Choir Society, the Brevard Sinfonia, the National Music Festival Orchestra, the Marrowstone Philharmonic, the BYU Philharmonic, the BYU Chamber Orchestra, as well as other ensembles in her community. An active performer, Lethicia is currently performing with ensembles in the Boston area and you can watch her perform with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Opera, Contemporary Ensemble, and Choruses. She is also the current substitute harpist in the Portland Symphony in Maine.

 

Lethiciahas also participated in recordings with choirs and singers such as Grammy award receiver Amy Grant, winner of the The Voice Jordan Smith, and Michael W. Smith.

Lethiciacurrently teaches and performs in the state of Massachusetts, and loves spending time with her friends and family when she’s not playing the harp.

Teaching

One of Lethicia’spassions includes teaching! She loves helping her students achieve their goals and reach their potential by guiding them as they develop essential principles such as:strong technique, disciple, consistency, and goal-setting skills – all in a positive and encouraging environment. She currently teaches in her home in Brighton, Massachusetts and is accepting students of all ages and levels in her studio. Lethiciais a Suzuki trained teacher and incorporates it in her harp teaching. Contact her for more questions and details.