Awarding prizes in five divisions for harpists up to the age of 30 and designating the Young Professional Division Winner as the AHS Concert Artist


June 16-19, 2019

The American Harp Society, Inc. National Competition will be held June 16-19, 2019 at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. Attendance to the competition finals are free and open to the public. The competition schedule will be available closer to the finals date.

22nd National Competition Awards ceremony

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota

23rd National Competition Required Repertoire


Junior Division

Maximum age 12 years on June 1, 2019

  • CPE Bach, Solfeggietto (any edition)

  • Thomas, The Minstrel's Adieu to his Native Land

  • Grandjany, Automne

Intermediate I Division

Maximum age 15 years on June 1, 2019

  • Handel/Zingel, Tema con variazioni

  • Tournier, Au Matin

  • Natra, Sonatine

Intermediate II Division

Maximum age 18 years on June 1, 2019

  • Bach, Largo from Violin Sonata No. 5 for unaccompanied violin (any edition)

  • Grandjany, Fantasie on a Theme of Haydn

  • Watkins, Petite Suite

Advanced Division

Maximum age 21 years on June 1, 2019

  • Spohr, Variations sur l'air 'Je suis encore dans mon printemps'

  • Presle, Le Jardin Mouille

  • Rota, Sarabande e Toccata

Young Professional Division

Maximum age 30 years on June 1, 2019

  • Faure, Une Chatelaine en sa Tour

  • Choose one: Paradisi, Toccata in A Major or Loeillet, Toccata in F Major

  • Choose one: Renie, Ballade Fantastique or Salzedo, Ballade