Patricia Carlson has played the harp at MSP International Airport for the past 10 years. Travelers from all over the world have enjoyed her live performances in the MSP mall. Patricia is a self-taught harpist and has produced 5 beautiful CDs that are available on our mall floor where she performs weekly. Patricia’s relaxing music offers a variety of music ranging from Celtic ballads to popular show tunes. Patricia has written and composed most of the music you will hear her playing. Patricia’s unique compositions have been used in documentary films and in local film productions.
For many years, Patricia performed on the harp at the Arizona, Colorado and Minnesota Renaissance Festivals. She has performed for numerous corporate events, as well as weddings and other private functions. Patricia was a flight attendant with Northwest Airlines for 42 years and has flown approximately 18 million miles. She is also a second-degree black belt in karate and has taught martial arts and self-defense throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul area where she and her husband owned an award winning karate school.