Larissa Powers Photo croppedA native of Brazil, Larissa Powers is a librarian and violist based in Louisiana. As an orchestral musician, Larissa has performed with several orchestras in the Gulf Coast area, such as the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and Atlanta Pops Orchestra. She has also performed with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra in their China tour in 2013 and 2014.

Currently, Larissa has been working in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Library, under the guidance of Lyle Wong. She has also served as Assistant Music Librarian for the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra in Georgia. Mrs. Powers received her Master of Music in Viola Performance from the University of Georgia and currently resides in New Orleans with her husband Jacob and their dog Kika.