Joanne Griffin Memorial Award

Joanne Griffin was a freelance harpist and music educator, and one of the founding members of Northern Lights Harp Fest, Joanne Griffinwhich was the precursor and inspiration for the Huron Harp Fest. As a composer, author, and arranger she has a range of harp music available at Sadly, Joanne departed this world too soon, and we want to celebrate her love of music and ability to inspire others.

Huron Harp Fest wishes to recognize the contribution made by Joanne Griffin to the Canadian harp community by offering a scholarship in her name. The scholarship is intended to encourage promising harp players and/or teachers by providing financial assistance to cover the registration fee of Huron Harp Fest 2019 for a deserving candidate.

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of achievement and ability, and financial need, if

To be considered for this scholarship, kindly submit:
● Two letters of recommendation, one of them being from a recognized music teacher;
● A letter stating your personal goals and achievements;
● If financial need is a factor, please include an understanding of this in your letter;
● Your completed scholarship application form.

Your application package must be received by June 1, 2019. If you have already registered for the conference and wish to be considered, please submit an application. If you are selected, your registration will be refunded.

The recipient will be announced July 1. The scholarship will be presented at a special ceremony during the Huron Harp Fest.