Bethany Evans, a native of Salem, Oregon, began her music studies at age five. She began studying the harp four years later and found her passion. She received a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance from the University of Arizona summa cum laude and graduated with a 4.0 from the University of Oregon’s Master of Music program in Harp Performance. She has studied with Marion Fouse, Suzanne McDonald, Carrol McLaughlin, and Laura Zaerr. Ms Evans also has a law degree from Willamette University College of Law. She has performed extensively throughout Europe and the United States and has multiple award-winning recordings. She has an active private teaching studio and recently joined the faculty of Western Oregon University as harp instructor as well as performing with orchestras around the northwest and at numerous private functions. She is also the principal harpist for the Salem Symphony and the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Her greatest devotion is being a mom to her six-year old daughter and four-year old son.