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Stephanie Gustafson wins Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Stephanie Gustafson wins Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Harpist Stephanie Gustafson has won the principal harp position with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra following an August 29 audition. She will leave her post with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, where she became principal harpist in May, 2014. "One thing I'm...

Emily Levin Wins Santa Fe Opera

Emily Levin Wins Santa Fe Opera

Emily Levin is the new Principal Harpist with the Santa Fe Opera summer festival, following an audition that took place on Aug. 24 and 25, 2015. She will fill the vacancy left by Danis Kelly, who announced her retirement in June. The audition was comprised of three...

Q and A with Emmanuel Ceysson

Q and A with Emmanuel Ceysson

Harpists are abuzz with talk of the recent Metropolitan Opera Orchestra audition, where Emmanuel Ceysson emerged victorious to fill the Principal Harpist vacancy left by the late Deborah Hoffman. Between winning a dream gig and releasing a new CD, it's been quite a...

Annabelle Taubl wins SF Ballet Audition

Annabelle Taubl wins SF Ballet Audition

Annabelle Taubl was named Principal Harp with the The San Francisco Ballet Orchestra following an audition on October 16. (The October audition followed one in July, 2013, won by Adrianna Horne; however, Horne subsequently left after winning the National Symphony...

Megan Conley named Principal Harp in Houston

Megan Conley named Principal Harp in Houston

Megan Conley is the new Principal Harpist with the Houston Symphony, following an audition process that began in February, 2014. The audition included four rounds: two rounds in February were screened, followed by two unscreened rounds in April. "The semi-finals...

Stephanie Gustafson Amfahr Wins Annapolis Symphony Audition

Stephanie Gustafson Amfahr Wins Annapolis Symphony Audition

Stephanie Gustafson Amfahr is the new principal harpist with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, following an audition that took place May 23. 14 harpists auditioned for the per-service position, which begins with the 2014-2015 season. "It sounds like the conductor...

Grace Browning Wins Dallas Opera Audition

Grace Browning Wins Dallas Opera Audition

Grace Browning is the new Principal Harpist with the Dallas Opera orchestra, following an audition on March 9, 2014. She'll join the orchestra for their 2014–2015 season beginning with Strauss'Salome. "I couldn't ask for a much better way to dive into the job," says...

Julia Coronelli takes New World Symphony spot

Julia Coronelli takes New World Symphony spot

Julia Coronelli will take over the Principal Harp spot at the New World Symphonyfollowing a recent audition in Chicago. The Miami-based ensemble, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, serves as a training program for aspiring orchestral musicians and awards...

Adriana Horne wins NSO Audition

Adriana Horne wins NSO Audition

Adriana Horne is the new Principal Harpist with the National Symphony Orchestra, in Washington, D.C., following an audition that took place Oct. 4–7, 2013. Approximately 50 harpists were invited to audition, with 15 advancing to the semifinal stage; three harpists...

Adriana Horne Wins SF Ballet Audition

Adriana Horne Wins SF Ballet Audition

Congratulations to Adriana Horne, winner of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra principal harp audition. The audition took place July 1–3, 2013. Adriana served as the American Harp Society Concert Artist from 2005–2007, and has been a top winner at other major...