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2013 Finzi Scholarship Audition.
Sunday, April 21, 2013, 11:00am - 02:30pm


AHS-LA annually holds auditions for young harp students, to be considered for scholarships (meant to be used for their harp-related goals) awarded in honor of Valeria Finzi, a well-known 20th century Los Angeles harpist and harp teacher. Read about the 2012 scholarship auditions and recipients.

Applications for the 2013 auditions are now closed (deadline was March 23, 2013). 

1.     Is currently a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society.

(Please note: 1) Membership in the national AHS does not constitute membership in the local Los Angeles Chapter.  2) applicant's AHS-LA chapter membership for the Sept. 2012-Aug. 2013 season must be current as of no later than March 1, 2013, to be eligible to apply for the Finzi Scholarship Auditions.)

2.     Resides in the greater Los Angeles area OR studies regularly with a teacher who is a resident member of the Los Angeles Chapter.

3.     Is not yet enrolled in college.

4.     Will not be older than eighteen years of age on the date of the Auditions.

5.     Must be available to perform at the 2013 Spring Fling, on a Sunday afternoon in May 2013 (exact date to be determined).  Please remember that, in addition to Spring Fling, Finzi Recipients are highly encouraged to participate in other chapter events including masterclasses, lectures and Music Ed Sessions

Completed application must include the following:

1.     Completed application form

2.     $25.00 application fee, by check or cashier’s check payable to “AHS-LA Finzi Application”.

3.     Recommendation from applicant’s harp teacher (addressed to the Scholarship Auditions Committee)  in support of the applicant’s potential for development on the harp.  (Teacher recommendations may be sent separately by the teacher to the Scholarship Auditions Committee, and must BE RECEIVED by the deadline of Saturday, March 23, 2013.)

4.     Statement written by applicant (addressed to the Scholarship Auditions Committee) which includes the applicant’s harp education goals for the coming year and a brief description of how scholarship funds would be used if awarded.  (Scholarship funds are intended to provide partial payment for lessons, but proposals for other needs related to the harp will be considered.)

5.     Proof of membership in AHS-LA (the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society).

 All application documents must BE RECEIVED by the deadline of Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Location : Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles
Contact : AHS-LA 2nd VP & Education Chair,
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