Sunday, February 14, 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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USA International Harp Competition 2013 Required Repertoire

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

All works must be performed by memory, with the exception of the 2012 Composition Contest winning work performed in Stage 3.

The order of works to be performed in each stage may be determined by the contestant.

 

STAGE 1

  • Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata K113 or K209 (no repeats)
  • Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu for Harp, Op.86
  • Ami Ma’ayani: Maqamat

 

STAGE 2

  • Choice of one:
    • Alfredo Casella: Sonata for Harp
    • Nicholas Flagello: Sonata for Harp
  • Gioacchino Rossini - Bochsa-Moretti: Rondo on Zitti Zitti

  • Choice of one:
    • Mikhail Glinka-Balakirev: The Lark, ed. Agazarian (Harp Masters) or Erdeli (Salvi Publications)
    • Franz Liszt: The Nightingale, ed. Renié

 

STAGE 3

  • A free choice recital program of 40 minutes to include:
    • Benjamin Attahir: De l’obscurité II
    • Henriette Renié: Danse des Lutins

 

STAGE 4

  • Carl Reinecke: Concerto in E Minor for Harp & Orchestra, Op. 182

 

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