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By Melanie Rieders

At 19 years old, harpist Katy Wong has performed on stages around the world, from concert halls to weddings to New York Fashion Week (where she shared the stage with Katy Perry).

In an interview with NBC News, the second-year Juilliard student said music has always been part of her life. "At Christmastime, my mom would hand me this huge holiday book and she'd be like, 'Alright, just sightread all of these...so when all the relatives come over, we can all sing," Wong recalled.

Watch the full video above for more on Wong's story and her studies on how infants respond to music.

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