2024 Lyon & Healy Awards, March 6-8
Awards Rules and Procedures
The Awards are open to harpists of all nationalities, up to the age of 30 as of March 1, 2024. Auditions will not be open to the public. Contestants will not be interrupted during performance. Repertoire must be played from memory.
Online applications must have been received by Monday, January 15, 2024.
Applications must be accompanied by
- Copy of identification that indicates birth.
- One teacher recommendation stating that the applicant knows the required repertoire. Please send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A non-refundable registration fee of US $25.
- A high-resolution headshot.
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.
Participants will play the following pieces:
- E. Schmidt: ETUDE NO. 6
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #709083-705, $19.95)
- G. Fauré: UNE CHÂTELAINE EN SA TOUR, OP. 110
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #702190-240, $11.95 – expected in stock mid-June)
- J. de la Presle: LE JARDIN MOUILLÉ
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #707520-300, $22.95)
There are a variety of housing options in Chicago, including the HI Chicago Hostel, 24 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL 60605.
*Please note that personal harps are not allowed inside Hi Chicago. If you intend to bring your personal harp for the Awards, it can be securely stored at Lyon & Healy.
Lyon & Healy Awards
Congratulations to previous Lyon & Healy Awards Winners!
2019 Lyon & Healy Hall, Chicago
2017 Carlton College, Northfield, MN
Ching Wei Lin
2015 Utah State University, Logan, UT
2014 Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai
Se Hee Hwang
2013 Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles
Ann Marie Liss
2013 Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales
2011 University of North Texas College of Music, Denton, TX
Sarah Nicole Davis
Elizabeth Anne White
2010 Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai, China
2009 Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
Elizabeth Anne White