Hailing from Jackson, Mississippi, Mandy Mangrum began studying harp in 2002. In the same year she participated in Louisiana Harp Rally and received first place as well as the “Outstanding Musician” award.
Mandy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Louisiana State University and a Master’s degree in Music Performance with a concentration on harp and a minor in Music Education at the University of North Texas where she studied with Dr. Jaymee Haefner. During her time at UNT Mandy performed with the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Harp Ensemble. Mandy also spent a semester working with Dr. Kris Chesky researching Music Therapy and the use of the harp in music therapy.
Mandy has performed inMississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas. She has performed with Country Music superstar, Tim McGraw as well as perform for the First Lady of Texas, Anita Perry. She has also performed the National Anthem for the Mississippi Braves.
Mandy is glad to be back home in Mississippi teaching private lessons, performing with the Mississippi Symphony, and playing for weddings, receptions, parties and other special events.
For more information about harp lessons or performing at your event contact Mandy at MississippiHarpist@gmail.com.