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By Brandy McDonnell
The Oklahoman 

Grammy-nominated Oklahoma native returns home to perform


January 23, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While most people can recognize her instrument by sight, harpist Yolanda Kondonassis knows their familiarity with its wide range of sounds is probably limited to the stereotypical tinkling glissandos.

"It's like the intro to the dream sequence, the wafting to heaven, the acid trip," she said with a laugh to The Oklahoman . "I consider myself sort of an unofficial ambassador for the instrument itself. When I go around, I feel like in a lot of cases I'm introducing the harp to audiences long before I introduce myself or whatever I'm playing. I think that everybody kind...

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