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Lyon & Healy Awards

Lyon & Healy Awards June 22-24, 2017: Northfield, MN

The Lyon & Healy Awards are scheduled to take place just prior to the 
AHS Institute
 at the nearby Carleton College in Northfield, MN on June 22 - 24, 2017.  The Awards are open to all AHS members under the age of 30.  Institute attendees will also have the opportunity to attend the  Lyon & Healy Awards Winners Recital on Sunday, June 25.  





Awards Rules and Procedures

The Awards are open to all harpists who have not passed their 30th birthday by June 1, 2017.
Participants must be a member of the American Harp Society. Visit harpsociety.org/Membership/ for details.
Auditions will be open to the public.  Contestants will not be interrupted during performance.
Repertoire must be played from memory.

Online applications must be received by Saturday, April 15, 2017.
Applications must be accompanied by


1. Copy of identification that indicates birth.
2. One teacher recommendation stating that the applicant knows the required repertoire. Please send via email to heathera@lyonhealy.com.
3. A non-refundable application fee of US $25.

Awards

The Lyon & Healy Awards will determine three (3) Award Winners, each receiving:
$2,000 in cash to be used to further education, and a
$500 gift certificate to Lyon & Healy Harps.

Required Repertoire

Participants will play the following pieces:
1) Hugo Rheinhold/E. Hainen: Impromptu
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #707935-100, $11.50)

2) Agustin Lara/C. Salzedo: Granada
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #704700-300, $11.50)

3) Frederick Smetana/H. Trneček: The Moldau
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #709510-505, $18.00)

Lyon & Healy Awards Application Form

Please fill out the form below and once you click "Submit Form" you will be directed to our PayPal page to make your $25 non-refundable application fee.


See below for On-Campus Housing and hotel information.

    Fields denoted with a red asterisk(*) are required

    Application Form

    * First Name *Current Address
    * Middle Name *City
    *Last Name *State
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    Check One I will bring my own harp.      
    I will need a harp.
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    I will join the American Harp Society at www.harpsociety.org/Membership/
      I agree to all rules and to accept without appeal any and all of the Jury's decisions.

    On-Campus Residence Hall Housing

    Residence Hall housing at Carleton College will be available to Lyon & Healy Awards participants and their guests. Double Rooms are available at $35.00 per person, per night. Reservations for on-campus residence hall housing must be made by May 10, 2017. Please fill out the information below and click on Submit and you will be contacted shortly with a confirmation.













    Parking


    Parking on campus is free and is available in any of the parking lots on campus in addition to all of the side streets surrounding campus. 

    Dining

    On Campus: The Sayles Café (take away) is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and located in the Sayles-Hill Campus Center.

    Downtown Northfield offers several dining options within walking distance of campus.  Visit http://visitingnorthfield.com/?page_id=15 for a list of restaurants.

    Hotel Accommodation

    Lyon & Healy Awards has secured a room block at nearby hotels.  Please note that rooms are limited and reservations should be made as early as possible.

    Archer House River Inn
    212 Division Street S
    Northfield, MN 55057
    507-645-5661
    www.archerhouse.com
    Room rates range from $99.99 - $229.99 a night, depending on room size. Rooms must be reserved by April 20, 2017 by phone.  Please mention “Lyon & Healy Awards” to reserve in our block.

    Country Inns and Suites by Carlson
    300 Highway 3 South
    Northfield, MN 55057
    507-645-2286
    www.countryinns.com/northfieldmn
    Block rate of $110.00 a night plus tax for rooms with two queen beds. Rooms must be reserved by May 19, 2017 by phone.  Please mention “Lyon & Healy” to reserve in our block.


    Congratulations to the 2015 Lyon & Healy Awards Winners!

    CHICAGO – JUNE 24, 2015 – Lyon & Healy Harps is pleased to have presented the 2015 Lyon & Healy Awards at the Utah State University from June 19-20, 2015 in conjunction with the American Harp Society Institute. Seika Dong (San Jose, CA), Rachel Miller (Cincinnati, OH) and Hannah Cope (Salt Lake City, UT) were chosen as the three Award Winners. Each received a check from Lyon & Healy Harps for $2,000 and a $500 gift certificate to Lyon & Healy Harps and a Winners’ plaque to commemorate their Award. The Jury also honorably mentioned Noel Wan (San Jose, CA).

    2015 Lyon & Healy Awards Winners
    Pictured L to R: 2015 Lyon & Healy Awards Winners: Seika Dong (San Jose, CA), Rachel Miller (Cincinnati, OH) and Hannah Cope (Salt Lake City, UT)

    2015 Lyon & Healy Awards - Logan, UT
    Utah State University

    Winners:

    Hannah Cope
    Hannah Cope
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Seika Dong
    Seika Dong
    San Jose, CA
    Rachel Miller
    Rachel Miller
    Cincinnati, OH


    Honorable Mention:
    Noel Wan

    2014 Lyon & Healy Awards - Shanghai, China
    Shanghai Conservatory of Music

    Winners:

    Qia Hang
    Qia Hang
    China
    Se Hee Hwang
    Se Hee Hwang
    South Korea
    Jia Peng
    Jia Peng
    China

    2013 Lyon & Healy Awards - Los Angeles
    Colburn School of Music

    Winners:

    Helen Gerhold
    Helen Gerhold
    Lansdale, PA
    Rachel Hall
    Rachel Hall
    Aurora, CO
    Ann Marie Liss
    Ann Marie Liss
    Roanoke, VA

    2013 Lyon & Healy Awards - Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales

    Winners:

    Elizabeth Bass
    Elizabeth Bass
    UK
    Llywelyn Jones
    Llywelyn Jones
    UK
    Jasmin-Isabel Kühne
    Jasmin-Isabel Kühne
    Germany
    Markus Thalheimer
    Markus Thalheimer
    Germany

    2011 Lyon & Healy Awards
    University of North Texas College of Music, Denton

    Winners
    :

    Sarah Nicole Davis
    Sarah Nicole Davis
    San Diego, CA
    Samuel Karlinski
    Samuel Karlinski
    Atkinson, NH
    Katelyn Mullins
    Katelyn Mullins
    Matthews, NC
    Elizabeth Anne White
    Elizabeth Anne White
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Honorable Mentions:
    Alisa Coffey
    Chen-Yu Huang
    Emily Klein
    Melissa Stockstill
    Maura Valenti

    2010 Lyon & Healy Awards - China
    Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai
    Winners:
    Zhao Chen
    Gao Xing
    Chen Yunhuan

    2009 Lyon & Healy Awards
    Westminster College, Salt Lake City
    Winners:
    Sadie Turner
    Elizabeth Anne White
    Danyi Xia

    Honorable Mention:
    Emily Levin