Grace Paradise is currently the harpist at the Broadway show Wicked. She has performed in over 40 Broadway shows, the Tony Awards and played on 20 cast albums. Other recordings include albums with Joshua Bell, Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr., Placido Domingo, Nathan Gunn, Dawn Upshaw, Renee Fleming, Audra McDonald, Lauren Hill, Mandy Patinkin, and Bernadette Peters.
Grace has also performed with the NY Philharmonic, St. Luke’s Orchestra, American Symphony, NY City Ballet, and the NY Harp Ensemble. Grace was born in Boston, Mass where she studied with BSO harpist Bernard Zighera. She received her B.M. and M.M. degrees from Juilliard by the age of 20 while playing harp at the NY Playboy Club.