AMERICAN HARP SOCIETY
FIFTH SUMMER INSTITUTE
15TH NATIONAL COMPETITION & ANNE ADAMS AWARDS AUDITIONS
June 21-26, 2003
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Co-sponsored by the University of Utah School of Music
(PDF) updated June 1, 2003
Registration Form (PDF)
American Harp Society 5th Summer Institute will be held at the University
of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, from June 21 to June 26, 2003.
The 15th National Competition and Anne Adams Awards will be a major
part of the event. There will be a full schedule of Institute classes
still allowing for time to sample the ongoing competitions.
historical to hysterical, there is something for everyone. Visit
the International Harp Archives and view David Ices newest
version of Harpywood video (including Harry Potter!)
Kanga, professor of harp from the Royal Academy of Music in London,
England, will give a master class on writing your own cadenza
for Handels Harp Concerto in B-flat. Skaila doodles
extra cadenzas for fun (an unusual way to spend your spare time).
She will give examples of four unpublished cadenzas as well as
a how-to paper for each of us to compose our own.
will be a master class on Baroque ornamentation given by a team
of composer, harpsichord player and a harpist. The class will
focus on 1 or 2 pieces and give basic rules in interpretation
of ornamentation symbols. We will be able to hear harpsichord
interpretations translated to the harp.
will spend one day at the International Harp Archives on the Brigham
Young University campus in Provo, Utah. David Day, curator for
the archives, and a group of volunteers will lead us through the
International Harp Archives for a close look at displays, historical
harps from the Salvi Collection, music binding and more. You will
be able to see the state-of-the-art preservation methods for collections
and donations made by harpists. Everyones donation is important.
Perhaps you have 78rpm records or historic photos which you could
bring in person.
Suzuki harp presentation by several teachers will be part of one
master class. A brief demonstration of the Suzuki teaching method,
the new reading methods, and how to prepare a group concert, will
be topics of discussion.
orchestral accompaniments to existing harp solos will be showcased
by many players from throughout the United States. Salzedos
Tango, McDonald/Woods Toccata, and Two Guitars, Clementis
Sonatina are some of the featured pieces. Dr. Murray Boren has
written amazing arrangements to include harp in chamber or orchestra
groups. Dr. Boren will also be one of the non-harpist judges for
AHS Competitions, the Anne Adams Awards and all evening concerts
will be held in Libby Gardner Hall and the Dumpke Recital Hall
in the Gardner Music Building which houses the University of Utah
School of Music. Through generous contributions on the part of
the School of Music, this will be both an affordable and extraordinary
Lake City is a harp-friendly city. Inexpensive student housing
is available at the east side of the campus in the Olympic Village
where the athletes were housed during the most recent Winter Olympics
held in Salt Lake City. The Olympic Village commands a spectacular
view of the entire Salt Lake valley. Campus shuttles will be available
to the music building on the west side of the campus where all
Competition and Institute events will take place. Public transportation
is available between the campus and downtown Salt Lake City.
Registration Form (PDF)
It will be a full schedule of activities appealing to everyone.
PLAN TO ATTEND !
Lucy Scandrett, Institute Coordinator
ShruDeLi Ownbey, Chairman, 5th Summer Institute
535 2nd Avenue, Salt Lake City UT 84103
801-356-2686, Ext 6 or 877-621-3881, Ext 6
Fax: ATTN: ShruDeLi - 801-575-7874