2023 International Autoharp Championship Prizes

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Luthier's Choice Custom Autoharp

Whippoorwill Acoustics is proud to present an 18-bar Curly Maple Whippoorwill Model autoharp, voiced for sweetness.  In honor of the Walnut Valley Festival’s golden anniversary, the trim on this autoharp is 50,000 year-old Kauri wood from New Zealand that has a shimmery-gold appearance. A certificate of authenticity will be provided. Hand-crafted in Indiana, this autoharp is voiced for a balanced response from bass through treble and sounds good in any key. The setup will be customized to the winner’s satisfaction.  This autoharp features French Polish finish, quarter-sawn solid woods, fine tuners and low, fast action.

111 North Miller St
Paw Paw, MI  49079

Greg Schreiber 's Choice

Constructed with Pennsylvania cherry hardwood back and sides, mated with a Sitka spruce top, this prize autoharp will have quartersawn top and back and include fine tuners and custom guaged Schreiber strings.  It will be set up as a two key G/D instrument with lockout bars and includes a Schreiber Autoharps branded gig bag made by Blue Heron.

Schreiber Autoharps

Greg Schreiber
354 Owl Hollow Road
Millerstown, PA  17062

Silver Pearl Designs

One silver encased 2023 Festival pick pendant will be given to the First Place winner.

Silver Pearl Designs by Debbie Winton

9125 W 82nd St N
Valley Center, KS  67147

Brendan White Jewelry Designs

One each music related, custom designed jewelry by Brendan White will be given to the first place winner. 

P.O. Box 1344
Gypsum, CO  81637

BlueChip Picks

Revolutionizing the pick industry!  One pick of choice will be given to the First Place Winner.

1112 New Henderson Rd
Knoxville, TN  37931

All contests will be held on Stage IV.  

Contestants must have a valid wristband for the day of the contest in order to gain admittance to the Festival grounds.

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