Mia Theodoratus (MFA CalArts) is a composer, improviser and harpist. Her goal is to express life through the harp using classical technique infused with the dynamics of free bop and the rhythm/feel of rock.

Recently she had a residence at Theatre 80, St. Marks where she modify Victorian instruments and presented analog multimedia improvisations with Michael Evans and Lary 7. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the Irish Arts Center and at The Mozartina. She has played in concert for President Obama, LifeBall in Vienne, composed music for Hermes, Flight of the Conchords/HBO, Rubicon/AMC and Million Dollar Listing/Bravo. Her rock bands have performed at the Knitting Factory, Tonic, CBGBs and Coney Island High. She has recorded on Sony Heritage, Verve, Plastikville, Guegain and Sahko Records along with numerous self released CDs.

Mia’s studies include Peabody Conservatory, Salzado Harp Colony, California Institute of the Arts and numerous private teachers. She is a Certified Suzuki Teacher, teachs trad Celtic by ear and gives composition lessons.