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2016 Dutch Harp Competition Results

10 Oct 2016

Emmanuel Padilla Holguín has emerged as the First Prize winner in the 2016 Dutch Harp Competition. He also received the Audience Award, determined by ballot vote of audience members. Jean-Baptiste Haye took Second Prize, and Giulia Ott received Third Prize. …

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2015 Latin American Music Recording Competition winner announced

02 Feb 2015

Bloomington, IN – The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s Latin American Music Center (LAMC) is pleased to announce harpist Emmanuel Padilla as the winner of the Fifth Latin American Music Recording Competition, held Feb. 1 in Auer Hall.

Padilla is sophomore student at the Jacobs School of Music studying with Distinguished Professor Susann McDonald. As winner of the competition, Emmanuel will record a professional CD, produced by the LAMC, and will perform a concert on March 7 at 8:00 pm in Auer Hall.

This year’s final round featured …


Jamaica Observer

Friday, July 25, 2014

State minister for entertainment and tourism Damion Crawford tries his hand at the harp during a workshop at Church on the Rock in St Andrew on Tuesday. The workshop was organised by the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ), in conjunction with the visiting Orchestra of the Americas. Sharing the moment are Dr Nigel Clarke (left) of the NYOJ and Emmanuel Padilla Holguin of Mexico. The orchestras were scheduled to stage three concerts in Montego Bay and Kingston this week. This harp was airfreighted specifically for the concerts.

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