A huge congratulations to all the entrants in the 2020 NZ Harp Performance Competition - the results are back from the Judges....
The results are back from the Judges - Alexander Rider (UK), Rachel Hair (Scotland), Yi Jin (Auckland) and Tiffany Baker (Wellington).
The winners are:
Initial/Grade 1 winner. Yuxuan Wang playing "Kumbaya"(Judged by Tiffany Baker) Kindly donated by Matariki Practice
Grade 2/3 winner. Aleesha Kiing - playing "Southwind/Innisheer" (Judged by Yi Jin) kindly donated by Rhiannon Swift
Grade 4/5 winner. Alison Wang playing "Waiting" (Judged by Rachel Hair) kindly donated by Derek Neutze
Grade 6/7 winner. Layla Sudol playing "Nataliana" (Judged by Alex Rider) Kindly donated by Carter Harps Australia
Giving it the Jandal winner - Ella Au playing "Greensleeves" Kindly donated by Jac Field
First Timers Winner. Ben Thomas playing "Young Horse Reel" Kindly donated by Maria Oxnam
Fay Mills Award for Outstanding Achievement - to be announced.
The YouTube playlist for the 2020 performances https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCmJzW7PGzHd0jOq05qyFRdvq522TJy4P
And the playlist for all the winners (since 2015) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCmJzW7PGzHe6N5B-8MIF2TP2QCDura4V
Lots of lovely, lovely harp music here.....