Rosanna Moore, Third Prize of Tierra 47 _ Competition.
The British Rosanna Moore wins the Third Prize of Tierra 47 _ Competition, International Pedal Harp Improvisation Competition, with an improvisation on the work "El cant dels Ocells (The song of the birds)", a traditional Spanish songTierra 47 _ Competition has been sponsored by Clase AzulHarpists from all over the world have participated in Tierra 47_Competition sending a video with an improvisational piece based on a theme of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American originThe Tierra 47 Artistic Committee -integrated by harpists Maryen Gonzalez, Marcela Méndez, and Susana Cermeño Arpista – have reviewed all the videos received and preselected ten worksFrom the ten-video preliminary selection, an international jury composed of four harp and improvisation maestros have determined a First, Second and Third PrizeJury Karol Beffa / France Celso Duarte / Mexico / Paraguay Baltazar Juárez / MexicoPark Stickney's Harplab / United States / SwitzerlandTierra 47 _ Competition grants harpists the freedom to express themselves and to inquire in their own language.Publicada por Tierra47 en Martes, 14 de noviembre de 2017
Originally hailing from the UK, Rosanna Moore is a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music, kindly supported by the Eileen Malone Scholarship.
Her primary teachers have been Kathleen Bride and Eira Lynn Jones. She was the first harpist to become a finalist in RNCM’s Gold Medal Weekend (the highest accolade offered for solo performance) and the first harpist to be awarded the Stan Barker Memorial Prize for jazz improvisation. Additionally, she placed third in the Welsh International Jazz&Pop Harp competition. Recently she was awarded the Wayne Barlow Award, Performer’s Certificate and UKHA bursary.
As an avid collaborator, Rosanna is founding member of the “daring and unconventional” Trio Alexander and Sticks & Strings duo. Additionally, she performed with Grammy winning Kathleen Battle on her Underground Railroad tour.
Rosanna is Principal Harp with the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and Second Harp with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.