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Elisabeth Remy Johnson’s new album features women composers

Elisabeth Remy Johnson’s new album features women composers

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra principal harpist Elisabeth Remy Johnson has released her fourth album, Quest, on Albany Records. All 16 tracks were written by female composers. We reached out to Remy Johnson to learn more about her CD. Quest is a celebration of...

Brandee Younger releases new album

Brandee Younger releases new album

Harpist Brandee Younger's new album Somewhere Different, recorded with Impulse! Records, will be released on all streaming platforms on Aug. 13. We asked Younger to share her thoughts about the album. How did you come up with the idea for your new album? The idea for...

Musicbirds offers harp rental platform

Musicbirds offers harp rental platform

Munich-based French harpist Claire Augier de Lajallet has recently established Musicbirds, a new harp sharing platform for harpists. The platform, which aims to facilitate travel logistics for touring harpists, allows harpists to list their instruments for short-term...

CAROUSEL Ensemble announces 2021 summer masterclasses

CAROUSEL Ensemble announces 2021 summer masterclasses

CAROUSEL Chamber Music Ensemble is accepting applications for its summer masterclasses, to be held Aug. 21–28 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Agnès Clément, gold medalist of the 8th USA International Harp Competition and professor at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels,...

Challenge the Stats presents concert featuring BIPOC composers

Challenge the Stats presents concert featuring BIPOC composers

Challenge the Stats (CTS) will present Sounds of the New Normal, a concert featuring the works of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) composers, at 12 p.m. EDT on July 28 at the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Harpist and CTS founder Angelica...

Katherine Siochi releases new CD

Katherine Siochi releases new CD

Katherine Siochi, gold medalist of the 10th USA International Harp Competition (USAIHC) in 2016, released her new CD Nocturne on July 1. The album, sponsored by Lyon & Healy as part of her USAIHC award, includes works by Parish Alvars, Debussy, Chopin, and...

One Pedal Off announces 2021 conference

One Pedal Off announces 2021 conference

A new digital conference and competition, One Pedal Off, has announced its 2021 conference schedule. The conference will be held online July 30–Aug. 1. Presenters include Joseph Rebman, Noël Wan, Lara Somogyi, Jess Garland, Charles Overton, and more. We caught up with...

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...