Harp Department

Student Activity

Susann McDonald

Harp Department Chair
  • Sebastien Lipman: 1987, former Principal Harp, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Professor of Harp, Queensland Conservatory of Music, Austalia
  • Jana Bouskova: Gold medal winner, USA IHC, concert artist
  • Jung Kwak: International recording and concert artist
  • Elizabeth Hainen: 1988, Principal Harp, Philadelphia Orchestra, Recitalist and recording artist
  • Licia Jaskunas: 1987 winner American Harp Society, National Competition, harpist Nashville Symphony
  • Jane Yoon: Winner First Prize, Soka International Harp Contest, Japan
  • Dan Yu: Gold medal winner, USA International Harp Competition, 2001, concert artist
  • Maria-Luisa Rayan: Silver Medal winner, USA International Harp Competition, 2001, 1998, winner Young Professional division, AHS
  • Ann Yeung: Doctorate IU, Prof. of Harp, University of Illinois, Editor, World Harp Congress Review
  • Elzbieta Szmyt: Assistant Prof. of Music, Indiana University, Chairman Pre-college Harp Dept. Performing artist.
  • Tisha Murvihill: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Alberta, Canada
  • Marguerita Arnal: Barcelona Opera
  • Mieko Inoue: Concert artist
  • Baltazar Juarez: Principal harpist, National Orchestra of Mexico
  • Elisa Torres: Principal harpist, National Orchestra of Puerto Rico
  • Kristie Withers: !st prize, American Harp Society National Competition, Young Professional Division
  • Cliona Doris: Concert harpist, Chairman of the Artistic Committee for the 9th World Harp Congress in Dublin, 2007