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Pratté harp competition announces results

Pratté harp competition announces results

The Second Pratté International Harp Festival and Competition has announced the results of the competition, held Jan. 16–20 in Norrköping, Sweden. Juliette Gauthier (Belgium) won first prize. Gauthier also won the Audience Prize, as well as the Pratté Prize for the...

Diane Evans appointed to Oberlin faculty

Diane Evans appointed to Oberlin faculty

Diane Evans, principal harp of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, has been named Visiting Associate Professor of Harp at Oberlin Conservatory. She begins her new role in fall 2022. Evans replaces Yolanda Kondonassis, Oberlin’s harp professor since 1997, who will...

Omaha Symphony announces principal harp opening

Omaha Symphony announces principal harp opening

The Omaha Symphony has announced an opening for the principal harp position. Under Music Director Ankush Kumar Bahl, the orchestra performs a wide range of genres on six concert series: MasterWorks, Symphony Pops, Symphony Rocks, Family, Symphony Joslyn, and the Movie...

Soka-Nippon harp competition announces 2022 repertoire

Soka-Nippon harp competition announces 2022 repertoire

The Soka-Nippon International Harp Competition has announced the repertoire for its 34th contest, which will take place Nov. 17–20, 2022, in Soka City, Japan. The competition is open to harpists of all nationalities and is divided into two categories by age with a...

Salvi Harps closes Los Angeles location

Salvi Harps closes Los Angeles location

Lyon & Healy Harps and Salvi Harps, Inc., announced the closure of the Salvi Harps, Inc., retail location in Los Angeles, Calif., as of Dec. 22, 2021. Due to significant renovation of the building, Lyon & Healy/Salvi will no longer be able to safely display...

2022 Suoni D’Arpa competition announces repertoire

2022 Suoni D’Arpa competition announces repertoire

The Italian Harp Association has announced the repertoire for its 11th International Harp Contest in Italy Suoni D’Arpa. The competition will take place Aug. 30–Sept. 3, 2022, at the Fondazione Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale, in the medieval town of Saluzzo....

Remembering Roslyn Rensch (1923–2021)

Remembering Roslyn Rensch (1923–2021)

Harpist, author, and historian Roslyn Rensch Erbes Noah died Nov. 6, 2021, in Manhattan, New York. “Roslyn was my dear friend and mentor, and I had the great honor of caring for her for the last ten years of her life,” harpist Meko (aka Mike Walls) says. “She was a...

Dutch Harp Festival 2022 candidates announced

Dutch Harp Festival 2022 candidates announced

The Dutch Harp Festival (DHF) announced the 20 candidates admitted to the 2022 DHF World Harp Competition, based on their applications and audio recordings submitted for the preselection round. The preselection jury members were Dutch harpist and DHF artistic director...

Winning USAIHC composition announced

Winning USAIHC composition announced

The USA International Harp Competition (USAIHC) announced that Ariel Sol "Ari" Bertulfo Schwartz is the winner of the 7th USAIHC Ruth Inglefield Composition Contest. The USAIHC also named the five other composers whose works were chosen for the final round: Nehuen...

Harp instructor opening at FSU

Harp instructor opening at FSU

Florida State University (FSU) has announced a job opening for Assistant Professor of Harp to begin in August 2022. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate harp students, recruiting, teaching music entrepreneurship courses, and increasing...