Julia Ann Scott is a summa cum laude graduate of Duquesne and Indiana Universities. She serves as Principal Harpist with the Westmoreland and Butler Symphonies, has played harp in the Pittsburgh Symphony and Pittsburgh Opera, and teaches Harp at Grove City College. She was Principal Harpist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador (Quito) under Fulbright Scholarship support, toured as soloist under American Embassy sponsorship, and taught at the National Symphony School. She is currently Secretary of the American Harp Society, Pittsburgh Chapter, and also maintains a private teaching studio.