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Mary Lattimore releases new album

Mary Lattimore releases new album

Last month, Los Angeles-based harpist Mary Lattimore released her album Collected Pieces II. The album is available on Bandcamp and Ghostly as a cassette and digital release. We asked Lattimore to share more about her project. Tell us how Collected Pieces II differs...

Emmanuel Ceysson appointed to San Francisco Conservatory faculty

Emmanuel Ceysson appointed to San Francisco Conservatory faculty

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has appointed Emmanuel Ceysson to its harp faculty. Ceysson, who recently received tenure with the Los Angeles Philharmonic after winning its principal harp audition in 2019, will begin teaching at SFCM in 2022 following...

Anaëlle Tourret releases new album

Anaëlle Tourret releases new album

French harpist Anaëlle Tourret released her first album, Perspectives, on November 12 on the Es-Dur label. Tourret is the solo harpist of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg, Germany. We caught up with Tourret to find out more about her album. How did you...

Anneleen Lenaerts releases new album

Anneleen Lenaerts releases new album

Anneleen Lenaerts' new album, Vienna Stories, celebrates her experiences as the solo harpist for the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera. The album, which features arrangements of orchestral works and operas, will be released on Warner Classics & Erato on...

Camac announces fourth season of online concerts

Camac announces fourth season of online concerts

Camac Harps announced the fourth season of its online concert series Les Jeudis de la Harpe (Harp Thursdays) in collaboration with musician and filmmaker Julien Hanck. The free concerts will be livestreamed on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. CET from Salle Colonne in Paris on...

6th Hong Kong International Harp Competition announces winners

6th Hong Kong International Harp Competition announces winners

Rena Kojima of Japan won first prize in the professional pedal division at the sixth Hong Kong International Harp Competition, with Subin Lee (Korea) and Solenn Grand (France) winning silver and bronze respectively. Competitors submitted video recordings from Sept....

College of Charleston appoints Kent to teaching post

College of Charleston appoints Kent to teaching post

The College of Charleston has appointed Abigail Kent to its faculty to initiate two degree pathways in harp—traditional Celtic lever harp and classical pedal harp. Located in the historic district of Charleston, S.C., the college says it emphasizes small class sizes...

Goodman and de Maistre release new albums

Goodman and de Maistre release new albums

Two new albums have been released this month. A new CD released on Oct. 1 by two Canadian artists, harpist Erica Goodman and flutist Suzanne Shulman, features the world premiere recording of "Net of Gems" by Canadian composer David Occhipinti. The album, A Net of...

Achill International Harp Festival announces online festival lineup

Achill International Harp Festival announces online festival lineup

The Achill International Harp Festival will hold several free online events Oct. 22–24, along with workshops and tutorials for purchase. The festival opens with a new film about the music and culture of five Irish islands. Concerts will feature O'Carolan songs, early...

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra announces harp audition

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra announces harp audition

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has announced a harp audition to be held Oct. 16. Under music director Christopher Zimmerman, the regional orchestra presents concerts across northern Virginia. The orchestra's educational outreach programs focus on creating...