Thursday, August 25, 2016
Repertoire Announcement

10th USA International Harp Competition
June 8-18, 2016

Jury Announced: 2016 Jury

Prizes Announced: 2016 Prizes

2016 Schedule: 10th Competition Schedule of Events

Contestants Announced: 2016 Contestants 

Winners Announced: 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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2016 Schedule of Events

Be sure to not miss a single moment of the 10th USA International Harp Competition. All competition events will take place at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 1201 E. Third Street, Bloomington Indiana. Competition events are free and open to the public.  

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Volunteer Opportunities at the USA International Harp Competition

The USA International Harp Competition’s tradition of volunteerism dates back to its founding in 1989.  See how you can be a part of the next competition.

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USA International Harp Competition Educational Outreach Programs

Find out about the programs USAIHC offers in area schools, senior centers and other community locations.  

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Susann McDonald, USA IHC Founder

Susann McDonald is recognized as one of the world’s leading performers and teachers of the harp. She is chairman of Indiana University's harp department, the largest in the world, where she holds the title of Distinguished Professor of Music.

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You can also mail your contribution of any amount to:
USA International Harp Competition
P.O. Box 5008
Bloomington, Indiana 47407 USA

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