Mona began her harp lessons at age nine at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her teacher was Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Harpist, Phyllis Schlomovitz. Mona became a Professional at age 14.
Mona made her solo orchestral debut with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra after winning a “Youth in Concert Series” competition. She was chosen from 57 participants as one of the 3 soloists.