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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USA International Harp Competition 2013 Prizes

The USA International Harp Competition is one of the most prestigious and professionally rewarding competitions in the world due to generous donations from corporations, foundations and individuals. Prizes for the 2013 Competition include:

First Prize

  • Commemorative Lyon & Healy Gold Concert Grand Harp, value $55,000, Sponsored by Lyon & Healy Harps
  • Two Debut Recitals sponsored by Lyon & Healy Harps
  • CD Recording sponsored by Lyon & Healy Harps
  • Career Promotion sponsored by Lyon & Healy Harps
  • $5,000 David and Linda Rollo Award in memory of Mindee Rollo


Second Prize

  • $5,000 Bow Brand Prize


Third Prize

  • $4,000 Eul Duk Kwak Memorial Prize


Fourth Prize

  • $3,000 Vanderbilt Music Company Prize in Memory of Eleanor Fell 


Fifth Prize

  • $2,500 Dr. Konrad William Rinne and Dr. Erzsébet Gaál Rinne Prize


Sixth Prize

  • $2,000 Rachel Mary and John Isaac Jones Memorial Prize


Seventh Prize

  • $1,500 Marlene Rapp Prize


Eighth Prize

  • $1,000 Friend of the Harp Competition Prize


Special Prizes

  • $1,000 Mario Falcao Prize for best performance of Carl Reinecke: Concerto in E Minor for Harp & Orchestra, Op. 182
  • $1,500 Willy Postma Prize for best performance of the new composition written for the Competition (i.e. winning work of the 2012 USAIHC Composition Contest)



Composition Prize

  • $2,000 Prize, Sponsored by The American Harp Society
  • Publication of winning composition by Lyon and Healy Publishing

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