Abigail Kent Named AHS Concert Artist

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The results of the Young Professional Division of the 2017 American Harp Society National Competition have just been announced, following the finals of the competition on Sunday, June 25th, at St. Olaf College, Minnesota. First prize was awarded to Abigail Kent, who will now replace Katherine Siochi as the AHS Concert Artist. Kent was recently interviewed as part of the Harp Column Q & A series featuring performers of the upcoming World Harp Congress Focus on Youth showcase concerts in Hong Kong. Read our conversation with her here.

Results

1st Prize – Abigail Kent
2nd Prize – Natalie Severson
3rd Prize – Hannah Cope
4th Prize – Elisabeth Zosseder
5th Prize – Madeline Jarzembak
6th Prize – Eliza Holland

Live Stream

For the first time in history, the AHS is broadcasting live video footage of the competition online. The recording of the Young Professional Division is available here. Live streams of the remaining competition divisions will be available throughout the week. Click here for the full schedule.

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