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Madeline Jarzembak appointed principal harpist with U.S. Navy Band

Madeline Jarzembak appointed principal harpist with U.S. Navy Band

Following three rounds of auditions, Madeline Jarzembak was named the new principal harpist with the United States Navy Band. "I was thrilled to be offered the position," Jarzembak says. "As principal harpist with the U.S. Navy Band, I'll have the opportunity to serve...

Anna Dunlap wins Huntsville Symphony audition

Anna Dunlap wins Huntsville Symphony audition

Following an audition that was held on January 27, Anna Dunlap was named the new principal harpist with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra in Alabama.  "I am really looking forward to playing with Huntsville Symphony as their new principal harpist," Dunlap shares. "The...

Buffalo Philharmonic appoints Madeline Olson principal harpist

Buffalo Philharmonic appoints Madeline Olson principal harpist

Madeline Olson has been appointed principal harpist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO). Runner-up in the audition held in April and May 2018, Olson has been subbing regularly with the BPO, and joined them on tour in Florida last spring. "It’s been a really...

Maria Krushevskaya wins principal position with Bolshoi Theatre

Maria Krushevskaya wins principal position with Bolshoi Theatre

Maria Krushevskaya has been named principal harpist with the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia following an audition that took place Oct. 11. "It is a great honor for me and a huge responsibility," shares Krushevskaya. The position was previously held by Natalia Shameeva, who...

Emmanuel Ceysson wins job with LA Phil

Emmanuel Ceysson wins job with LA Phil

Emmanuel Ceysson has been named principal harpist with the LA Philharmonic following auditions that took place Sept. 29–Oct. 2 at Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. He will succeed Lou Anne Neill, who has been with the orchestra since 1983. Ceysson has...

Julia Coronelli wins Milwaukee Symphony audition

Julia Coronelli wins Milwaukee Symphony audition

Following an audition that took place Sept. 14–17, Julia Coronelli was named principal harpist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. She will begin her tenure with the orchestra at the start of the 2020–2021 season. "I'm absolutely thrilled to have won," Coronelli...

Kansas City Symphony appoints Katherine Siochi principal harpist

Kansas City Symphony appoints Katherine Siochi principal harpist

Following an audition that took place June 17–19, Katherine Siochi was selected as the principal harpist for the Kansas City Symphony. "I'm super excited to be joining such an incredible orchestra and to perform in their gorgeous hall," says Siochi. With a 42–week...

New Mexico Philharmonic names Matthew Tutsky principal harpist

New Mexico Philharmonic names Matthew Tutsky principal harpist

Matthew Tutsky was selected as principal harpist with the New Mexico Philharmonic following an audition held on June 6. "I’m thrilled to join New Mexico Philharmonic as their principal harpist," Tutsky says. "The orchestra is playing some great repertoire this season,...

Molly Langr wins one–year position with Boise Philharmonic

Molly Langr wins one–year position with Boise Philharmonic

Molly Langr was named acting principal harpist with the Boise Philharmonic for the 2019–2020 season, following an audition on May 27. The first round was screened, with two competitors advancing to the finals. Currently a graduate student at Rice University, Langr...