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Christa Grix papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8393

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photograph of the attendees, and Christa's presentation notes from the 1995 American Harp Society Midcentral Regional Mini-Conference in Monticello, Illinois. Her presentation was called Fine-Tuning Your Harp Career. This collection is currently incomplete. Christa intends on adding more installments to her papers regarding her career as a harpist. Dated 1995.


  • 1995


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Christa Grix papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Christa Grix (1956- ) is a prominent jazz and pop harpist in the area of Northville, Michigan.

Christa Grix was born on August 1, 1956. Her life as a harpist began at age 16 when she had her first lesson. She then was exposed to jazz later in high school. Combining the two has lead Christa to the spotlight in the international harp and jazz community. She travels the US and Europe as a soloist, and lecturer on a career as a harpist and adapting the jazz style for the harp. She has released recordings in 1996 and 2002. Christa is a past board member of the American Harp Society and a current board member of the Detroit Musicians Fund. She is also the CEO of Freefall Music. Most of her life has been centered in Michigan, where she currently resides.


1 box ((0.5 linear ft.) )

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Custodial History

Materials were owned and created by Christa Grix. She donated them to the International Harp Archive via David Day.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Christa Grix; January 9, 2014.


Prominent Harpists, (Section IV.a.i. International Harp Collection Development Policy January 2011).

Processing Information

Processed; Jenna Faulkner, Music Special Collections Research Assistant; February 2014.

Register of Christa Grix papers
In Progress
Jenna Faulkner
2014 February 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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