Letitia Jap has been the winner of numerous concerto competitions, allowing her to be featured soloist with such orchestras as the Seattle Symphony, Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra, Summer Festival Philharmonia, Rain City Symphony Orchestra, Ottawa Chamber Orchestra, Masterworks Festival Orchestra, and Austin Civic Orchestra. Ms. Jap performed her Austin orchestral debut in May 2011 as winner of the UT Symphony Orchestra's 2011 Strings Concerto Competition. She also placed first alternate in the 2013 Tuesday Musical Club Young Artist Competition. In high school, she was concertmaster of the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra, and attended the All Northwest Honors Orchestra.
During her undergraduate years, she was a teacher at the University of Texas String Project Program, where she taught both group and individual lessons. On the side, she taught students, both young children and adults, privately as well. While in high school, she was a student of Simon James, concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, and in her undergraduate studies, she studied with Brian Lewis. She received her Bachelors of Music degree in May 2013. Ms. Jap earned her Master of Music at the New England Conservatory where she was a student of Professor Nicholas Kitchen.
Aside from playing the violin, Ms. Jap loves to watch movies, read, try new restaurants, hang out with friends, and explore.