The Westfield Center International Harpsichord Academy and Competition

August 6-18, 2012
at The University of Maryland at College Park School of Music

Following up on our extremely successful fortepiano competition this past summer, the Westfield Center will partner with the Smithsonian Institution to present the second part of the trilogy, the International Harpsichord Competition and summer academy in August 2012 at the University of Maryland at College Park. Westfield will gather a distinguished international jury and young competitors from around the world, preceded by a week of masterclasses and recitals featuring some of the world’s finest performers and teachers. You are warmly invited to attend.

Academy - August 6-11, 2012 Instructor : Mitzi Meyerson

Competition - August 12-18, 2012

General Information on the Competition

The Competition Jury

Arthur Haas, SUNY Stony Brook (USA)

Charlotte Mattax Moersch, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana (USA)
Davitt Moroney, University of California, Berkeley (UK/USA)
Christine Schornsheim, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Munich (GER)
Kenneth Slowik, Smithsonian Institution/University of Maryland (USA)
James Weaver (USA), President of the Competition and Summer Academy, Ex Officio

First Prize, $7,500 ; Second Prize, $3,500—given by the Friends of Music at the Smithsonian ;
Third Prize, $2,500

In addition to these monetary prizes, solo concerts will be offered in several venues.