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11th USA International Harp Competition results

11th USA International Harp Competition results

The 11th USA International Harp Competition took place July 3–13, 2019. Look for our interview with the Gold Medal winner in an upcoming issue of Harp Column. July 13, 2019 Following the final stage, which took place July 13, the 11th USA International Harp...

Rachel Lee Hall wins Houston Symphony’s concerto competition

Rachel Lee Hall wins Houston Symphony’s concerto competition

Rachel Lee Hall won the 2019 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Concerto Competition after performing Ginastera's harp concerto with the symphony on June 1. Hall won $25,000 and a repeat performance with the Houston Symphony at Jones Hall on July 10. The finals included fellow...

Results announced from first Pratté International Harp Competition

Results announced from first Pratté International Harp Competition

The results of the the first Pratté International Harp Competition have been announced. Held May 10–11 in Norrköping, Sweden as part of the Pratté International Festival, first prize was awarded to Iván Bragado Poveda of Spain. Italy's Claudia Lucia Lamanna took home...

Claudia Lamanna wins 2019 Camac Harp Competition

Claudia Lamanna wins 2019 Camac Harp Competition

Claudia Lamanna won first prize in the Camac Harp Competition held May 5–6 as part of the 2019 North London Festival of Music, Speech, and Drama. Second prize was awarded to Mared Pugh–Evans, and Lise Vandersmissen took home third. "I was very grateful to win the...

USAIHC announces competitors for 11th contest

USAIHC announces competitors for 11th contest

The USA International Harp Competition has announced the harpists competing in the 11th contest. Taking place July 3–13, the 40 competitors come from 18 countries and range in age from 18 to 28. Erin Brooker–Miller, the competition’s executive director, says, “After a...

Glowing Harp Competition results announced

Glowing Harp Competition results announced

The 2nd international Glowing Harp Competition in Kharkiv, Ukraine concluded on April 10, with prizes going to competitors in six categories. Spanning five days, participants came from Japan, Italy, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, Turkey, and the Ukraine....

2019 Lyon & Healy Award winners announced

2019 Lyon & Healy Award winners announced

On March 16, Anya Garipoli, Claire Thai, and Noël Wan were chosen as the three winners in the 2019 Lyon & Healy Awards in Chicago. With 54 competitors performing Jacques de la Presle’s Le Jardin Mouillé and Nino Rota’s Sarabanda e Toccata, the competition spanned...

Israel harp contest announces 2021 repertoire

Israel harp contest announces 2021 repertoire

The International Harp Contest in Israel announced the repertoire for its 21st competition, scheduled to take place Oct. 4­–14, 2021, in Akko. The event, which is held every three years, hosted its 20th contest in October 2018, with Lenka Petrovic (Serbia) winning...