Natalia Mann is known for her contemporary style of harp playing. She works internationally as performer, composer, collaborator and recording artist in a diversity of genres.
Mann was born in New Zealand in 1975, of Samoan/Anglo-Celtic descent. She began studying classical music at the age of four when her family lived in Los Angeles, her primary instruments being harp and piano. She continued her studies in New Zealand eventually to rank among the top harpists in the country, playing for the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, new music ensembles, opera, ballet and theatre.
Curiosity led her to explore other forms of music, and she realised her passion for improvisation