2nd USA International Harp Competition

July 5-16, 1992


Gold Medal
Jana Boušková, Czech Republic

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Since winning the gold medal in 1992, Jana Bouskova has become a world-renowned concert artist, performing extensively as a soloist and with many of the leading orchestras. She has recorded over twenty CDs for the harp and has been recognized as one of the Czech Republic’s ten most distinguished women. A winner of numerous awards, Ms. Bouskava 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.  Currently, Ms. Bouskova is the harp professor atthe Royal Academy in Brussels and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, and holds the principal harp position with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Bronze Medal: Nika Riabchinenko, Russia

Silver Medal: Beatrice Guillermin, France

Fourth Prize:  Cristina Bianchi, Italy

Fifth Prize:  Nathalie Henriet, France

Sixth Prize:  Xavier de Maistre, France

Seventh Prize:  Anne Bassand, Switzerland

Eighth Prize:  Olga Mazzia, Italy