All finalists receive written evaluations from a member of The American Prize judging panel.
Complete listings of finalists and semi-finalists in The American Prize competitions may be found elsewhere on this blog.
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The American Prize in Orchestral Performance
—high school orchestra division
The American Prize winner:
ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA
David DeVoto, conductor
|Allen High School Orchestra|
Among judges' comments: "The sound and style is breathtaking; fantastic performance!"
JASPER HIGH SCHOOL LEGACY ORCHESTRA
Ryan Ross, conductor
|Jasper High School Legacy Orchestra|
Among judges' comments: "...exciting, mature performances of several difficult repertoire pieces..."
ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL PHILHARMONIA
Jonathan Handman, conductor
|Arlington High School Philharmonia|
Among judges' comments: "Your exciting performances...show off your considerable technical ability and sonority."