Ian McVoy pursued his harp studies first in Virginia and then in North Carolina with Jacquelyn Bartlett of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. At age 17, he moved to Paris to attend the École Normale de Musique de Paris where he studied with Isabelle Perrin and received the Diplôme Supérieur d’Éxecution. Following Paris, he moved to Belgium to continue his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, and a year later continued on to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon. Ian has won numerous international competitions including first prize in the third International Harp Competition in Mexico, and awards in the Concours Léopold Bellan in Paris and the American Harp Society National Competition. He has performed trhoughought the Americas, Asia, and Europe and in venues including Carnegie Hall, the White House, Paris’s Salle Cortot, the Royal Portuguese Reading Room in Rio de Janeiro, and both the Palacio Nacional and the Palacio del Arzobispado in Mexico City.