The Scottish Harp Society of America will host the National Harp Competition again this year at the Ligonier Highland Games on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Idelwild Park just east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our distinguished judges will be Ann Heymann and Sharon Knowles, with Steve Schack as master of ceremonies, and Roberta Birchler as judges’ steward. Sponsors for this event are the Scottish Harp Society of America and Clan Currie along with the Western Pennsylvania Harp Grove.
Site registration will start at 8:30 a.m. on the 21st with competition beginning at 9:00.
Early registration information is at the LHG site.
Like last year, we will break at 11:30 for the opening ceremonies of the games,
the massed bands and lunch. Competition will resume at 1:15 p.m. At the conclusion
of the harp competition there will be a harp circle led by our judges.
Please see the Ligonier Highland Games web site for dates, fees and other information. Remember…all competitors must be a member of the Scottish Harp Society of America.
Competition rules and categories can be found here.