10th USA International Harp Competition:
June 8-18, 2016
Repertoire Announced: 2016 Repertoire
Jury Announced: 2016 Jury
Prizes Announced: 2016 Prizes
2016 Schedule: 10th Competition Schedule of Events
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.
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Listen to Sublimation here.
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.
Jana Boušková of the Czech Republic was awarded the Gold Medal in the 1992 Competition. A winner of numerous awards, Ms. Boušková has been invited to take part in many World Harp Congresses and international festivals such as: Prague Spring, Festival of the Sound in Ontario, and Soka International Harp Festival in Japan. She has performed extensively in Europe and the United States and has been a soloist with many of the leading orchestras in the world, including the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. She was also the head of the artistic committee for the Eighth World Harp Congress held in Prague in July 1999. Ms. Boušková performed a solo recital in Auer Hall at Indiana University on July 5 as a special event of the 1998 Competition. www.musica.cz/bouskova
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