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Suoni d’Arpa announces 2021 winners

Suoni d’Arpa announces 2021 winners

Suoni d’Arpa announced the 2021 prize winners following its 10th competition, held Aug. 29–Sept. 1 in Saluzzo, Italy. Oksana Sidyagina won first prize in the top division. Tatiana Repnikova won second prize. Agnese Contadini won third prize and the Arpa Viggianese...

21st International Harp Contest in Israel—Stages 1 and 2

21st International Harp Contest in Israel—Stages 1 and 2

49 harpists representing 22 countries are the competitors in the 21st International Harp Contest in Israel. Contestants perform required repertoire and free choice selections over four stages. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the prestigious triennial competition...

Noël Wan wins second prize at the 2021 Prix Orford Musique

Noël Wan wins second prize at the 2021 Prix Orford Musique

Harpist Noël Wan recently won second prize in the 2021 Prix Orford Musique, held in Gilles-Lefebvre Concert Hall in Orford, Quebec. Her second prize award includes a $5,000 cash award and career coaching sessions. Wan, who is an assistant professor of harp at Western...

Korea International Harp Competition announces 2022 repertoire

Korea International Harp Competition announces 2022 repertoire

The Korea International Harp Competition announced the repertoire for its third competition, which will take place online in 2022. The event was last held in 2018, when Valerio Lisci of Italy took first prize in the Young Professional Division, Xinyue Zhang of China...

Concours International de Harpes announces 2022 repertoire

Concours International de Harpes announces 2022 repertoire

The Concours International de Harpes has announced the repertoire for its 12th competition, to be held Feb. 18–20, 2022, in Limoges, France. The competition is open to harpists of all ages and nationalities and is divided into several categories based on difficulty of...

American Harp Society names new Concert Artist

American Harp Society names new Concert Artist

The American Harp Society (AHS) crowned Elizabeth Yeoh-Wang as its new Concert Artist for the next two years after she won the Young Professional division of the 24th AHS National Competition. Yeoh-Wang studied with Jessica Zhou through a dual-degree program at...

American Harp Society Foundation announces 2022 competition repertoire

American Harp Society Foundation announces 2022 competition repertoire

The American Harp Society Foundation has announced the repertoire for its 2022 competitions, the Anne Adams Awards and the Grandjany Memorial Competition. Applications are due March 1, 2022. The location and date of both competitions are to be announced. The Anne...

Upcoming Israel Contest announces order of competitors

Upcoming Israel Contest announces order of competitors

In less than four months, all eyes in the harp world will turn to Israel as musicians representing 24 countries compete in the 21st  International Harp Contest in Israel. The triennial competition announced the order of appearance of its 61 contestants in the...

10th International Harp Contest in Italy announces repertoire

10th International Harp Contest in Italy announces repertoire

The 10th International Harp Contest in Italy "Suoni d’Arpa" (Sounds of Harp) has announced the repertoire for its 2021 contest, rescheduled from 2020. The competition, created by the Italian Harp Association, will take place Aug. 29–Sept. 1, 2021, at the Fondazione...