2017 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The following are the categories entered into the 2017 Scholarship Auditions.  The winners are as follows:

GRADE 6 PEDAL HARP
Britt-Lynn Winch

GRADE 9 PEDAL HARP
Valerie Kuk

GRADE 10 PEDAL HARP
Abagayil Hatt

ARCT
Clara Wang

ARCT--HONOURABLE MENTION
Charlene Chin
Alanna Ellison

JUDY LOMAN AWARD
Myriam Blardone

 

 

 



2017 Scholarship Prizes

All participants will play two contrasting pieces. Those entering the Gr. 6, 8, 9 and 10 categories will play one required piece and one own choice from the specified lists at their grade level, published in the online 2009 RCM Harp syllabus. ARCT candidates may choose two contrasting pieces from the online 2009 RCM Harp syllabus. At the ARCT level repertoire substitution of one piece (for example a contemporary work not in the syllabus) is acceptable up to three months prior to the scholarship adjudication, subject to approval from the scholarship committee.

 

Pedal Harp

Name

Time Limit

Award

ARCT

15 minutes

$600

Grade 10

12 minutes

$400

Grade 8

8 minutes

$300

Grade 6

6 minutes

$200

 

 

Lever Harp

Name

Time Limit

Award

Grade 9

12 minutes

$400

Grade 8

8 minutes

$300

Grade 6

6 minutes

$200

 

 

Judy Loman Award $250.00

Memorization of repertoire is highly advised and will influence marks awarded. Any questions or concerns regarding music should be directed to the scholarship committee. Candidates must provide music for the jury.

Also please note:

  • In order to receive a scholarship in any category, the top score must be the equivalent of an A grade.
  • In the case of a winning tie, the scholarship will be split.
  • The judges will consider whether the contestant's age is reasonably appropriate for each category when making their decision as to the winner.
  • Scholarship cheques will be made out to the winning candidate.

 

Requirements for Participation:

  1. Applicant is to fill out the application form with full name, address, age, and telephone number
  2. Applicant is to attach 2 letters of reference, one from their present harp teacher who confirms the student is ready for the audition and the other from a musically knowledgeable person other than family.
  3. The scholarship adjudication is open to residents of Ontario.  Foreign students enrolled at U of T, the Royal Conservatory or similar educational institutions in Ontario are eligible to enter.
  4. Teachers of applicants must be members of the Toronto Chapter of the American Harp Society which is stated in their letter of reference.
  5. Applicants shall attach a $20.00 processing fee. Please make the cheque payable to The American Harp Society Toronto Chapter.