Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Florence Sitruk

Florence Sitruk, Harp - "Homecoming: From Bloomington to Berlin and Back"

The USA International Harp Competition is honored to present Florence Sitruk in a benefit concert. Ms. Sitruk will perform in the IU Jacobs School of Music Recital Hall on November 2, 2017 at 8:30 PM. The program includes a special performance of Debussy's Danses sacrée et danse profane with IU's Quartet-in-Residence, Pacifica Quartet.

Suggested Donation: $20/adult, $10/student

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10th USA International Harp Competition Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Katherine Siochi, USA, Gold Medal winner of the 10th USA International Harp Competition!

Read more about Katherine and all 10th USAIHC winners here:  10th USAIHC Winners

Jeremiah Siochi

5th Solo Harp Composition Contest Winner Announced!

The winning composition is Sublimation by Jeremiah Siochi of Arlington, Virginia (USA).

With 114 score submitted by composers from 34 different countries, this was the largest Contest to date.

For more information, click here.

Listen to Sublimation here.

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The Mission of the USA International Harp Competition is:

to elevate exceptional harpists to extraordinary heights through performance, new music, and education.

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Harp Dreams wins 3 regional Emmys as well as the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award 

Harp Dreams, the WTIU-produced documentary of the 2007 competition, showcases the best young harpists in the world as they prepare for a high-stakes ten-day event held every three years at the Jacobs School of Music on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.  The documentary is a celebration of contestants from around the world and, ultimately, the competition itself.

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Honorary Board

David Baker, Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University
Evan Bayh, Former U.S. Senator - Indiana
Thomas Beczkiewicz, Former Executive Director, Indianapolis International Violin Competition
Myles Brand, President Emeritus, Indiana University*
Natalie Brooke-Benckendorff, Honorary Board, World Harp Congress
George Daugherty, Conductor
Thomas Ehrlich, President Emeritus, Indiana University
John Escosa, Former President, American Harp Society*
Josef Gingold, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music, Indiana University*
Gary Graffman, Former Director,
Curtis Institute of Music Karl Haas, Host, Adventures in Good Music, National Public Radio*
Richard Johnson, Chairman, Johnson Ventures, Inc.*
Raymond Leppard, Music Director, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Alain Louvier, Conductor
Richard G. Lugar, Former U.S. Senator – Indiana
Laurie Burns McRobbie, First Lady, Indiana University
Michael McRobbie, President, Indiana University
Harvey Phillips, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music, Indiana University* 
Paul Pitz, Former President, Cathedral Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana*
Joseph Polisi, President, The Julliard School
Menahem Pressler, Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University
André Previn, Conductor
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University*
Victor Salvi, Founder of Salvi Harps
Gerard Schwartz, Former Music Director, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti, Music Director Laureate, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
Janos Starker, Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University*
Diana Steiner, Violin Forum Editor, American String Teacher Association
Ann Stockton, Chairman Emeritus, World Harp Congress*
Marina Svetlova, Professor of Music, Indiana University*
Henri Temianka, Founder and Artistic Director, California Chamber Society*
Charles Webb, Dean Emeritus, Indiana University School of Music
Herman B. Wells, Chancellor Emeritus, Indiana University*
David Woods, Former Dean, Indiana University School of Music
Nicanor Zabaleta, Harpist*
Virginia Zeani, Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University

* deceased

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