Young Artist’s Harp Competition Announces Winners


Winners were announced for the fourth Young Artist’s Harp Competition, which took place July 3 and 4 in Rabun Gap, Ga. The competition is sponsored by the Young Artist’s Harp Seminar, which follows the event. Twenty-five competitors took part in the live final round, following a preliminary video round in May. The winners are:

Emerging Artist Division (Ages 11-19)

1st Prize ($1,000): Elizabeth Yeoh-Wang, New York
2nd Prize ($750): Christy Leung, Hong Kong
3rd Prize (tie; $300): Abigail Kent, South Carolina
Third Prize (tie $300): Se Hee Hwang, Seoul
5th Place: Morgan Short, Virginia
6th Place: Anna Ellsworth: Ohio

New Artist Division (Ages 11-14)

1st Prize ($750): Ziyuan Ong, Singapore
2nd Prize ($500): An-Ya Oloson, Virginia
3rd Prize ($250): Suemin Yoon, Seoul
Honorable Mention: Tiffany Wong, California

Preparatory Division (Ages 8-11)

1st Prize ($200): Isabella McCormick, California
2nd Prize ($150): Belle Divine, Georgia
3rd Prize ($75): Marie Handy, Colorado

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