Results of the 2016 Young Artist’s Harp Competition:
Emerging Artist Division
First Prize ($1,000): Abigail Enssle, 18, U.S.
Second Prize ($750): Joan Rafaelle Kim, 13, Germany
Third Prize ($500): Claire Thai, 16, U.S.
Honorable Mention (Fourth Place): Clara Wang, U.S.
Fifth Place: Morgan Short, U.S.
Sixth Place: Youngseo Jhe, Korea
New Artist Division
First Prize ($750): Julia Dietrich, 12, Germany
Second Prize ($500): Sin Yan Katie Lo, 14, Hong Kong
Third Prize ($250): Yuet Kan, 10, Hong Kong
Honorable Mention (Fourth Place): Audrey Zhang, U.S.
Fifth Place: Danielle Nam, U.S.
Sixth Place: Ida Yang, Canada
First Prize ($200) Renee Yadav, 10, Singapore
Second Prize ($150) Ava Crook, 10, U.S.
Third Prize ($75) Jadelyn Ding, 11, U.S.
Honorable Mention (Fourth Place): Kaitlyn Yu Xin Tan, Singapore
Fifth Place: Ava Nicoletti, U.S.
Sixth Place: Erin Choi, U.S.
(Ages as of July 1, 2016.)
Emerging Artist Division finalists (up to age 19):
Abigail Bachelor, Ohio, U.S.
Abigail Enssle, Colorado, U.S.
Youngseo Jhe, Seoul, Korea
Joan Rafaelle Kim, Berlin, Germany
Morgan Short, Virginia, U.S.
Karen Tay, Singapore
Claire Thai, Arizona, U.S.
Clara Wang, Toronto, Canada
Clara Warford, Tennessee, U.S.
Tiffany Wong, California, U.S.
New Artist Division finalists (up to age 14)
Madeline Chen, Georgia, U.S.
Julia Dietrich, Mülheim, Germany
Yuet Kan, Hong Kong, China
Hannah Lee, Massachusets, U.S.
Sin Yan Katie Lo, Hong Kong, China
Danielle Nam, California, U.S.
Ida Yang, Langley, Canada
Chloe Liow Yi Yin, Singapore
Audrey Zhang, California, U.S.
Preparatory Division finalists (up to age 11)
Erin Choi, Nevada, U.S.
Ava Crook, Georgia, U.S.
Jadelyn Ding, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Ava Nicoletti, North Carolina, U.S.
Kaitlyn Yu Xin Tan, Singapore
Renee Yadav, Singapore
We would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to everyone who submitted video entries for the 2016 Young Artist’s Harp Competition.