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Allegra Lilly Wins St. Louis Audition

Allegra Lilly Wins St. Louis Audition

New York harpist Allegra Lilly will begin as Principal Harp with the St. Louis Symphony in September, following a final round of auditioning that took place on April 29, 2013. A preliminary round took place earlier in the month. "I would really like to acknowledge...

Chen-Yu Huang Wins Illinois Symphony Audition

Chen-Yu Huang Wins Illinois Symphony Audition

Chen-Yu Huang is now harpist with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra following a November 19, 2012, audition. Chen-Yu is from Tainan, Taiwan, and is currently working on her Doctoral degree and Artist Diploma at the University of Illinois as a student of Ann Yeung. Prior...

Katrina Szederkenyi joins Gewandhaus Orchestra

Katrina Szederkenyi joins Gewandhaus Orchestra

Katrina Szederkenyi was recently appointed co-principal harpist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra, in Leipzig, Germany. The audition was held in April, and Szederkenyi began with the orchestra this season. "It's an honor to be a part of an orchestra with such an amazing...

Sarah Verrue Wins Tonhalle Zurich Audition

Belgian harpist Sarah Verrue won the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich solo harp audition, held at the beginning of November. "I am of course very happy, and I feel very lucky," says Verrue of winning the post. "I had amazing teachers who gave me energy and joy—they are so...