Violetta Maria Norrie


Jersey City
4 Played at 4 groupmuses!

Violetta Maria Norrie



Praised for her “powerful command and nuanced facility”, Violetta Maria Norrie is a harpist, performance artist, and improviser of diverse range and ability. She began playing the harp at the age of 6, after In addition to her classical repertoire, Violetta is interested in contemporary music, jazz, poetry, performance art, and improvisation. She regularly performs experimental music and improvisations as a solo artist and as a member of DUO for Saxophone and Harp. She is a passionate advocate for those underrepresented in the arts, and seeks to combat their erasure through inclusive programming.

Violetta earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music with a year abroad at the CNSM in Paris. She is currently completing her Master of Music at the Yale School of Music.


Classical, contemporary, jazz, and improvisations. I particularly love interdisciplinary projects.


Past groupmuses (4)

  • Eleventh Hour: Music for Harp and Viola at Kuro Kirin!

    Saturday, May 27, 2023 8:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Inwood
    • Composers: Florence Price, Ulysses Kay, Arnold Bax!
    • Instruments: Harp-viola duo
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened 11 months ago

  • Virtual Livestream

    Harp and Viola Duos: Violetta and Jay play Bax and Kay

    Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: New York City
    • Composers: Arnold Bax, Ulysses Kay
    • Instruments: Viola and harp
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $10+ at event

    Happened over 3 years ago

  • Summer Songs for Harp and Viola

    Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Washington Heights/Inwood
    • Composers: Vaughan Williams, Shostakovich, De Falla
    • Instruments: Harp & viola
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Music for Harp and Viola

    Friday, Dec 14, 2018 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Inwood
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 5 years ago