Melody Tzang is a Junior at Blue Valley High School and has been playing the harp for 7 years. She has won several local and regional competitions and is currently on her 5th season as the principal harpist for the Youth Symphony of Kansas City. Melody was also selected as the harpist for the 2018 KMEA All-State and the 2019 NAfME All-National Orchestras. Her musical endeavors have provided opportunities to perform with several high school, collegiate, and community orchestras in the Kansas City area. This past summer, she was selected as part of the 2019 Harp Colony at the Curtis Institute of Music. At BVHS, she is a member of the orchestra and band and serves as the Vice President of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Melody is the founder of Melody & Friends, which provides talented local student musicians with opportunities to serve community organizations through music and perform for senior residents at various retirement facilities around the Kansas City metro area. She currently studies with Erin Wood (Harp), Marles Dudley (Piano), and Monty Carter (Viola).