Somna M. Bulist is a harpist and composer/perfomer living in New York. She is a 2006 ASCAPLUS award recipient for performances of her original compositions all over NYC in such unlikely places as Webster Hall (Zenwarp's The Lord of The Rings Two Tower Ball), CBGBs, and a New York Vampyre Society. Somna is a veteran of three Fringe Festivals, her first public appearance at the 1998 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, where she performed her original work for solo harp, The FAERYE Invocations, and, in the same year, a selection of the pieces were released on her debut CD, Invocations FAERYE. She premiered her situational work in tribute to the millennium, 44 minutes on the flatline_A Cry for the Millennium, at the 1999 New York International Fringe Festival, a production of The Present Company. In 2001, her third Philadelphia Fringe Festival presentation, Bulist performed her dark wave opera Valentine Stigmata, which was also released on CD. Somna studied harp study with the legendary, Lucile Lawrence, and completed coursework at the Mannes School of Music and the Delcroze School of Music, in New York City, where she received the theoretical foundation for her ongoing studies in the metaphysics of sound.