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.

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2019 11th USA International Harp Competition 

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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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1995 Winners

Gaëlle Vandernoot of France was awarded the Gold Medal in the 1995 Competition. Ms. Vandernoot performs as soloist, with chamber ensembles, and with orchestras, principally in France and the United States. After winning the 1995 Competition, she made her debut recital in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York. Ms. Vandernoot performed a solo recital in Auer Hall at Indiana University on July 11 as a special event of the 1998 Competition.

  • Silver Medal Winner – Marie-Pierre Langlamet, France - Ms. Langlamet is principal harp of the Berlin Philharmonic.
  • Bronze Medal Winner – Gaëlle Thouvenin, France
  • Fourth Prize – Ksenia Markina, Russia
  • Fifth Prize – Miyabi Matsuokal, Japan
  • Sixth Prize – Tat'iana Oskolkova, Russia
  • Seventh Prize – Nika Riabchinenko, Russia
  • Eighth Prize – María Luisa Rayan, Argentina

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