The American Prize has received excellent visibility in an article and advertisement in the winter issue of Resound, the print and online publication of the Central Division of the American Choral Directors Association (which is available on their site.) In addition, the Pierre Monteux Conducting School has forwarded the press release and web links to its entire alumni list; as has The Conductors Guild to its membership. Judge Leonard Atherton will be speaking about the competition to a winter meeting of CODA, the College Orchestra Directors Association; The American Prize is listed in print and online editions of Musical America; it will soon be found on Wikipedia.
The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States at the professional, college/university, church, community and secondary school levels. Administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Danbury, Connecticut, The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually. The competitions of The American Prize are open to all U.S. citizens, whether living in this country or abroad, and to others currently living, working and/or studying in the United States of America, its protectorates and territories. theamericanprize.org