Past winners

2016

1st prize medal

Emmanuel Padilla Holguín (Mexico)*

With his dynamic approach to the harp, Emmanuel charmed the jury and took home not only the first prize but also the CCC Development Program… (read more)
2nd prize medal
Jean-Baptiste Haye (France)
3rd prize medal
Giulia Ott (Switzerland)

*Audience Award

Winners of the Dutch Harp Competition 2016. Left to right: Emmanuel Padilla Holguín, Giulia Ott, and Jean-Baptiste Haye

2014

1st prize medal

Juliana Myslov (UK)*

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The 2014 winner of the Dutch Harp Competition blew the jury away with her profound and mature musicality at just 17 years old. … (read more)
2nd prize medal
Markus Thalheimer (Germany)
3rd prize medal
Shiho Minami (Japan)

*Audience Award, and the prize for the best interpretation of Fantasia by Paul Patterson

Winners of the Dutch Harp Competition 2014. First prize: Juliana Myslov.
Winners of the Dutch Harp Competition 2014. Left to right: Juliana Myslov, Markus Thalheimer, Shiho Minami.

2012

1st prize medal

Amandine Carbuccia (France)*

Amandine’s victory at the Dutch Harp Competition in 2012 was the first of many more to follow… (read more)
2nd prize medal
Sarah Verrue (Belgium)
3rd prize medal
Ruth Bennett (UK/USA)

*Audience Award
**Festival Classique Originality Award: Anna Steinkogler (Austria)

Winners 2012
Winners of the Dutch Harp Competition 2012. Left to right: Ruth Bennett, Amandine Carbuccia, and Sarah Verrue.

2010

1st prize medal

Noël Wan (USA)**

Noël was just 16 when she swept up First Prize at the very first Dutch Harp Competition. She stills holds the record… (read more)
2nd prize medal
Rino Kageyama (Japan)
3rd prize medal
Eleanor Turner (UK)*

*Audience Award
**Forgotten Lore Award for the best performance of the contemporary work by Henk Alkema

Winners 2010
Winners of the Dutch Harp Competition 2010. Left to right: Eleanor Turner, Rino Kageyama, and Noël Wan.