USA International Harp Competition Announces Jury and Guest Artists


The USA International Harp Competition has announced its jury and guest artist roster, according to Megan Landfair, the competition’s new Executive Director. The triennial competition takes place July 10-20, 2013, at the University of Indiana’s Jacobs School of Music. The 2013 jury will include Xavier de Maistre (France), Mieko Inoue (Japan), Baltazar Juarez (Mexico), Olga Ortenberg-Rakitchenkov (Russia/U.S.), (Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero (Argentina/U.S.), Gillian Benet Sella (U.S.), and Dan Yu (China). The competition will present guest artist concerts by jazz harpist Park Stickney on July 18 and former USA International Competition gold medalist Agnes Clement on July 13. Naoko Yoshino will present the competition’s first annual concert series performance on March 30th at the Jacobs School of Music. Read more at


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