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Thursday, June 1 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Young Composers Project Meetup (YCP only)

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Participants of YCP are invited to meet each other, their Composer Mentors, and members of the Young Composers Project committee. Composition and Improvisation games will be presented.  

Congratulations to this year’s class of Featured Composers:
Hannah Chen, Union City, CA
Alice Han, Surrey, British Columbia
Emma Lau, Delta, British Columbia
Ari Schwartz, Bloomington, IN
Eileen Shafer, Jefferson City, MO
Sabrina Vaughan, Pendleton, KY
Stella Joy Wilson, Peoria, AZ

Learn more about these students and their activities on our website.

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Featured Young Composers

The Young Composers Project offers an opportunity for young harpist/composers to work with professional mentors to experience, explore, and develop a deep connection to the harp through composition. They will present their original works in recital at 10 am on Sunday, June 4th.Congratulations to this year’s c... Read More →
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Caroline Lizotte

Harpist Composer, les éditions Calyane
Canadian harpist and composer, Caroline Lizotte is internationally renowned as one of the leading harp composers. Having received commissions from harpists around the world, her works have been widely performed, recorded, and used in competitions. She is dedicated to sharing her art... Read More →

Board & Mentors
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Laura Zaerr

Laura Zaerr taught for 18 years at the University of Oregon, where she chaired the harp department.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in music performance and composition at the U of O.  She holds a master’s degree in harp performance from the Eastman School of Music, where... Read More →

Thursday June 1, 2023 1:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
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