Concert Artist Program

The winner of the Young Professional division of the National Competition serves as the AHS Concert Artist. 

The Concert Artist program provides resources to assist chapters in sponsoring the Concert Artist in performances, classes and/or workshops that benefit local harp communities.  Contact the Concert Artist program Director Karen Lindquist for further information, or to schedule 2021-2023 Concert Artist Elizabeth Yeoh-Wang.  Watch Elizabeth's interview with Karen Lindquist from June 30th 2021 during AHS's SummerFest. Listen to Elizabeth introduce musical storytelling using the harp in a performance for the New England Conservatory, and enjoy an excerpt from Marcel Grandjany's The Colorado Trail for the Harvard Pause for Art 2020 special Seniors broadcast series.

2021- 2023 Concert Artist  Elizabeth Yeoh-Wang

Elizabeth is a graduate of the five-year, dual-degree Harvard/New England Conservatory program. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Harvard University and the Master of Music degree in Harp Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music studying with Jessica Zhou.  In Boston Elizabeth performed with the NEC Symphonic Winds, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, and the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra. Prior to her college career, Elizabeth performed with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States, the InterSchool Orchestras of New York, the New Jersey Youth Symphony, Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, and the St. Thomas Orchestra. Elizabeth is a prize winner in the National Foundation for the Advancement of Artists YoungArts competition, the American Harp Society National Competition, and the Young Artist’s Harp Competition.

Elizabeth enjoyed presenting a musical storytelling program through a fellowship at NEC, where she introduced the harp to elementary age students around Boston. Elizabeth is excited to share her love of music and the harp with community members of all ages as the 2021-2023 Concert Artist!

Concert Artist Performances

The Philadelphia Chapter

November 6, 2021 (Virtual performance)

The Pittsburgh Chapter

November 14, 2021

The Chicago Chapter

April 9, 2022

The Silicon Valley and San Francisco Chapters

May 1, 2022

AHS National Conference, Sioux Falls, SD

June 22, 2022

San Diego Chapter

October 30, 2022

Minnesota Chapter

November 13, 2022 — watch the live stream!


March, 2023 (exact date TBD)

New Orleans

April 1-2, 2023


April 15, 2023

Western New York

May 7, 2023

AHS Summer Institute, Los Angeles, CA

June 1, 2023

Past Winners*

Caroline Wilkins 2019-2021
Abigail Kent 2017-2019
Katherine Siochi 2015-2017
Alexandra Katelyn Mullins 2013-2015
Elizabeth White Clark 2011-2013
Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton 2009-2011
Sadie Turner 2007-2009
Adrianna Horne 2005-2007
Kristie Withers 2003-2005
Annabelle Taubl 2001-2003
Joanna Jordan 1998-2000


*Partial Listing