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2021 Lyon & Healy Awards


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

  1. Copy of identification that indicates birth.
  2. One teacher recommendation stating that the applicant knows the required repertoire. Please send via email to [email protected].
  3. A non-refundable registration fee of US $25.
  4. 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.

Required Repertoire

Participants will play the following pieces:

  • Gabriel Faure: Impromptu pour la Harpe, Op. 86

Choose one of the following 

  • Franz Liszt (ed. Renié): The Nightingale


  • Mikhail Glinka (arr. Balakirev) (any ed.): The Lark

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