2021 Lyon & Healy Awards, March 11-13
The Lyon & Healy Awards will be held at Lyon & Healy Hall in Chicago, IL.
Please review the details and register today!
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
- 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:
- Gabriel Faure: Impromptu pour la Harpe, Op. 86
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #702190-400, $14.95)
- Choose one of the following:
Franz Liszt (ed. Renié): The Nightingale
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #704890-650, $12.00)
Mikhail Glinka (arr. Balakirev) (any ed.): The Lark
(Available at www.harp.com and Lyon & Healy West, item #702700-500, $16.00)
Lyon & Healy has secured a block of rooms at the nearby Hi Chicago Hostel, 24 E Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605. There are discounted rates available between $34 and $42 a night depending on your choice of accommodations. Please visit http://hichicago.org/reservations/ and enter the Promotional Code: HARP19 to make your reservation.
*Please note that personal harps at not allowed inside Hi Chicago. If you intend to bring your personal harp for the Awards, it can be securely stored at Lyon & Healy for the duration of your stay.
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