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Jackson Symphony Orchestra presents rediscovered harp concerto

Jackson Symphony Orchestra presents rediscovered harp concerto

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) in Michigan will feature a harp concerto to kick off its new Equal Billing Project supporting the music of under-represented composers. Chen-Yu Huang, JSO principal harpist and professor of harp at Michigan State University, will...

Challenge the Stats presents concert featuring BIPOC composers

Challenge the Stats presents concert featuring BIPOC composers

Challenge the Stats (CTS) will present Sounds of the New Normal, a concert featuring the works of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) composers, at 12 p.m. EDT on July 28 at the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Harpist and CTS founder Angelica...

One Pedal Off announces 2021 conference

One Pedal Off announces 2021 conference

A new digital conference and competition, One Pedal Off, has announced its 2021 conference schedule. The conference will be held online July 30–Aug. 1. Presenters include Joseph Rebman, Noël Wan, Lara Somogyi, Jess Garland, Charles Overton, and more. We caught up with...

Team of six harpists premiere new work by Andy Scott

Team of six harpists premiere new work by Andy Scott

Clockwise from top left, Eleanor Turner, Elizabeth Bass, Keziah Thomas, Alex Rider, Lauren Scott, and Sioned Williams will premiere Andy Scott's new six-movement work Jukebox on May 19. Six harpists are teaming up to premiere Jukebox, a new multi-movement work for...

USAIHC holds digital benefit concert: 3x the Gold

USAIHC holds digital benefit concert: 3x the Gold

The USA International Harp Competition (USAIHC) will present its Spring Benefit Concert on Saturday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The livestreamed concert, 3x the Gold, features three gold medalists from previous USA International Harp Competitions. Maria Krushevskaya...

Danielle Kuntz presents free harp writing workshop

Danielle Kuntz presents free harp writing workshop

Harpist Danielle Kuntz is working to demystify her instrument for composers with a free virtual harp writing workshop for composers April 27–29, 2021, at 2 p.m. EST. The workshop aims to help composers become confident in their harp writing and gain a deeper...

Feder Duo to perform live for WFMT Chicago

Feder Duo to perform live for WFMT Chicago

Harpist Cheryl Losey Feder and husband, cellist Abraham Feder, will perform live on Chicago's WFMT radio on March 31, 2021, at 12:15 p.m. CST. The pair, known as the Feder Duo, will perform works by J.S. Bach, Johann Strauss, Henriette Renié, and Castelnuevo-Tedesco....

Kety Fusco to perform at Global Festival of Action

Kety Fusco to perform at Global Festival of Action

Kety Fusco received an invitation from the United Nations to perform at the fifth Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action. The festival, held virtually this year as a result of the pandemic, will take place March 25–26, and features over 300...

Upcoming Marjan Mozetich documentary features panel of harpists

Upcoming Marjan Mozetich documentary features panel of harpists

Harpists Erica Goodman, Lori Gemmell, and Angela Schwarzkopf are featured panelists at an upcoming screening of Canadian filmmaker Jamie Day Fleck's new documentary, Affairs of the Heart: The Life and Music of Marjan Mozetich. The documentary highlights some of the...

Elisabeth Plank presents livestream concert

Elisabeth Plank presents livestream concert

Austrian harpist Elisabeth Plank returns to the stage in March for her first concert in a year. Twelve full months away from the stage is a reality for many musicians today that would have been unfathomable prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Plank is a featured artist...