Monday, February 08, 2016
Repertoire Announcement

10th USA International Harp Competition:

June 8-18, 2016

Repertoire Announced: 2016 Repertoire

Jury Announced: 2016 Jury

Prizes Announced: 2016 Prizes

 

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.

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Maria Luisa Rayan in Concert

The USA International Harp Competition (USAIHC) is excited to present Maria Luisa Rayan for the Spring 2016 Concert. Ms. Rayan will perform in the IU Jacobs School of Music Auer Hall on February 7, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

For more information, click here.

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Public Performances:

Find out about upcoming public performances being presented by USAIHC and being performed by past USAIHC  participants.  The USAIHC will compile information about the public performances of our participants from all nine prior competitions.  We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to hear some of our talented harpists perform in venues from Bloomington to Tokyo and many places in between. 

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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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2001 Winners

Dan Yu of China was awarded the Gold Medal in the 2001 Competition. Dan was hailed by New York critics as "in class of her own" following her debut in New York's Alice Tully Hall in 2002. She performed debut recitals in Wigmore Hall, London, in Paris and Tokyo, and recently toured China where she appeared with the Beijing Symphony and was featured in a documentary film broadcast world-wide. She has performed extensively in the United States and Europe, and recorded her debut album on the Egan Records label. Currently living in Los Angeles, she continues to concertize in the United States and elsewhere, and will record her second CD in 2005.

  • Silver Medal Winner – Maria Luísa Rayán, Argentina
  • Bronze Medal Winner – Julie Conrad Smith, USA
  • Fourth Prize – Jessica Zhou, China
  • Fifth Prize – Yi-Wen Kuang, Taiwan
  • Sixth Prize – Baltazar Juarez, Mexico
  • Seventh Prize – Kazuko Shinozaki, Japan
  • Eighth Prize – Etsuko Chida, Japan

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