Catherine Derrick took top honors at Camac’s 2015 North London Harp Competition, held May 3–4, 2015 in conjunction with the 2015 North London Festival of Music, Drama and Dance. The competition was open to harpists under age 30 studying or residing in the U.K and Ireland.
1st Prize, including a performance sponsored by the United Kingdom Harp Association: Catherine Derrick
2nd Prize: Zita Silva
3rd Prize: Clara Garde
The second and third prize winners will also share a performance at the Proms at St Jude’s Music and Literary Festival.
Alexander Rider was selected to give a performance of his first-round program for the North London Festival’s President’s Competition (all instruments).