Lyon & Healy Awards

2021 Lyon & Healy Awards, March 11-13

The Lyon & Healy Awards will be held at Lyon & Healy Hall in Chicago, IL.
Registration will be opening soon. Please see details below.


Awards Rules and Procedures

The Awards are open to all harpists who have not passed their 30th birthday by March 1, 2021. 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 Friday, January 15, 2021.

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 registration fee of US $25.
  4. A high-resolution headshot.

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. Gabriel Faure: Impromptu pour la Harpe, Op. 86
    (Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #702190-400, $14.95)
  2. Choose one of the following:
    Franz List (ed. Renié): The Nightingale
    (Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #704890-650, $12.00)
    or
    Mikhail Glinka (arr. Balakirev) (any ed.): The Lark
    (Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #702700-500, $16.00)

Congratulations to previous Lyon & Healy Awards Winners!

Anya Garipoli and Claire Thai, Noel Wan not pictured.

2019 Lyon & Healy Hall, Chicago

Winners:
Claire Thai
Noel Wan
Anya Garipoli

Honorable Mentions:
Adam Phan
Juan Riveros
Grace Repke
Chelsea Lane
Hannah Cope


2017 Carlton College, Northfield, MN

Winners:
Ching Wei Lin
Madeline Jarzembak
Subin Lee


2015 Utah State University, Logan, UT

Winners:
Hannah Cope
Seika Dong
Rachel Miller

Honorable Mention:
Noel Wan


2014 Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai

Winners:
Qia Hang
Se Hee Hwang
Jia Peng


2013 Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles

Winners:
Helen Gerhold
Rachel Hall
Ann Marie Liss


2013 Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales

Winners:
Elizabeth Bass
Llywelyn Jones
Jasmin-Isabel Kühne
Markus Thalheimer


2011 University of North Texas College of Music, Denton, TX

Winners:
Sarah Nicole Davis
Samuel Karlinski
Katelyn Mullins
Elizabeth Anne White

Honorable Mentions:

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


2010 Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai, China

Winners:
Zhao Chen
Gao Xing
Chen Yunhuan


2009 Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

Winners:
Sadie Turner
Elizabeth Anne White
Danyi Xia

Honorable Mention:

Emily Levin