Tuesday, May 28, 2013

FINALIST COMPOSERS: orchestral music, 2013

The American Prize is pleased to announce composer FINALISTS for 2013 in the orchestral music category.

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SPECIAL NOTE to SEMI-FINALISTS: Even if you were not advanced to the final round, the competition is not yet over. The judges reserve the right to award honorable mentions and citations to any candidate, at their discretion, and have honored semi-finalists in the past for further recognition. Additional information about honors and opportunities for semi-finalists will be included in the upcoming edition of "On TAP," our e-newsletter, which will be sent in early June to the email addresses of all contestants we have on file.

FINALISTS: he American Prize in Composition—Orchestra, Professional Division
Lee Actor   Monte Sereno CA
   "Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra"
Adrienne Albert  Los Angeles, CA
   "Western Suite"
David Avshalomov   Santa Monica CA  
   "Songs of Life & Songs of Death" (E. Dickinson)
Ofer Ben-Amots   Colorado Springs CO  
   "From Darkness to Light" concertino for clarinet, mandolin, and chamber orchestra
Matthew H. Fields   Ann Arbor MI
   "Sages of Chelm"
Daniel McCarthy   Akron OH
   "Turn the Page" (for orchestra and electric guitar solo)
Alessandra  Salvati   Miami FL
   "Tektosyne" Three Architectures for Orchestra
Robert Tomaro   Beloit  WI
   "The Bridge of Souls" (Part I)

The American Prize in Composition—Orchestra, Student Division
Christopher Chandler   Rochester NY 
     “deep in liquid indigo”
Kyle Duffee   Pueblo West CO 
Michael-Thomas Foumai   Ann Arbor MI
     “Concerto for Orchestra”
Geoffrey Pope   Denver CO
Liza  Sobel   Cresskill NJ 
     “Piano Concertino”
Youngwoo Yoo   Champaign IL 
     “Honbul (Re-creation from above)”


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