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.
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 Jessica performed with the NEC Symphonic Winds, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, and the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra. Prior to her college career, Jessica 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 ArtistsYoungArts 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!
|Alexandra Katelyn Mullins||2013-2015|
|Elizabeth White Clark||2011-2013|
|Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton||2009-2011|