Laura Hakobyan was born on June 24th, 2009 in Yerevan/Armenia, since 2016 living in Austria, since 2019 playing harp. She is currently studying harp with the award-winning harpist Mag. Maria Tuturilova in Vienna (www.mariatuturilova.com) and already won prizes at 30 international competitions (Austria, Italy, Argentina, Finland, Russia, Spain, Bulgaria).
Most important achievements in 2022:
IV. IMC “Cosmos Stars”/Jekaterinburg: Grand Prix
IMKA IMC/Sarajevo: 1st Prize
XI. “Città di Massa”/Italy: 1st Absolute Prizewinner
IX. IMC “Astana Grand-Prix”/Kazakhstan: Grand Prix
VI. IMC “Oskar Rieding”/Slovenia: Gold Award
VI. IMC “Nouvelles Etoiles”/Paris: 1st Prize
IMC “Vivaldi”/UK: 1st Prize with Excellence
I. Infinity International Harp Competition/HK: Camac Grand Prize
You can find Laura’s 2022 Contemporary Music Competition harp performance here.