Lyon & Healy AwardsLyon & Healy Awards
June 22-24, 2017
Carlton College Northfield, MN

The Lyon & Healy Awards are scheduled to take place just prior to the AHS Institute at the nearby Carleton College in Northfield, MN on June 22 - 24, 2017.  The Awards are open to all AHS members under the age of 30.  Institute attendees will also have the opportunity to attend the Lyon & Healy Awards Winners Recital on Sunday, June 25.  

Awards Rules and Procedures
The Awards are open to all harpists who have not passed their 30th birthday by June 1, 2017.
Participants must be a member of the American Harp Society. Visit for details.

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 Saturday, April 15, 2017.

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
3. A non-refundable application fee of US $25.

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:
1) Hugo Rheinhold/E. Hainen: Impromptu
(Available at and Lyon & Healy West, item #707935-100, $11.50)

2) Agustin Lara/C. Salzedo: Granada
(Available at and Lyon & Healy West, item #704700-300, $11.50)

3) Frederick Smetana/H. Trneček: The Moldau
(Available at and Lyon & Healy West, item #709510-505, $18.00)

To complete an online application, visit