Liana Alpino is a professional harpist based in Nashville, TN where she maintains an active performing schedule and a private teaching studio. She graduated from Belmont University in 2015 where she became the first harpist to achieve a Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music. She also earned a minor in Classical Harp Performance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Music Business.
Alpino regularly performs for weddings, special events, recording sessions, live shows, and more. She has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Keith and Kristyn Getty, Kathy Mattea, ABBA’s original band members and Roy “Futureman” Wooten. A seasoned orchestral performer, Alpino performs as a substitute harpist with Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Kentucky Bowling Green, and other orchestras throughout middle Tennessee.
2021 was a big year for Alpino. She won Grand Prize in the Adult Category of The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2021 Concerto Competition, was elected President of the Nashville Harp Society, had her original composition “Sueno” chosen as a winner of the 2021 Atlanta Harp Center Composition Competition, and had two articles published in Harp Column Magazine. Other recent honors include filming for the Lifetime TV show Married at First Sight and being featured on Channel 4 News for her 2020 neighborhood driveway concerts.
In her spare time, Alpino passionately composes new works for harp, as well as working on her signature pop music arrangements for the harp. Her sheet music can be found on Harp Column Music and Sheet Music Plus.
Outside of performing, Alpino works as the Brand Manager and Merchandise Manager for the world-famous songwriter haven, The Bluebird Cafe. She also works as the Social Media Manager and an Administrative Assistant for Harp Column, where she is known for her music blogs.