Candia's Grant reveling in Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
Grant, who says she tries to practice two hours a day on her concert quality harp, said she will now have to decide how she wants to approach her secondary education.
"Even if I go to a traditional college, I can always go back to grad school and study music," she said.
"If I end up becoming a physical therapist, that would let me have the full-time job I need while giving me the freedom to keep playing the harp on the weekends," Grant said.
Exposed to music at a young age by her parents, she said that her father, Bill, while a chemist by trade, is a musician at heart, capable of playing everything from the bagpipes to the cello.
Now, with only her senior year left, Grant will have a series of tough decisions to make regarding her future.
"I love the harp," she said.
Grant will be playing on Oct. 13 at the Symphony Hall in Boston with the rest of the BYSO, and again on Jan. 19 at the Sanders Theatre at Harvard University.
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