Saturday, September 19, 2015

COMPOSER FINALISTS: chamber music (student division)

The American Prize is pleased to announce FINALIST composers of chamber music for 2015 in the student division. Congratulations! To know the exact date when winners and runners-up will be announced, please "like" our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.

If you are not a finalist this year, please remember that the contests are not yet over. The American Prize reserves the right to award Honorable Mentions and Citations for Special Achievement to any contestant, regardless of final placement.

Citations and Honorable Mentions are usually awarded at the same time as winners and runners-up, but can be presented at any time up to the last winners' announcement this fall. 

Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing:

The American Prize in Composition—chamber music, student division

Trevor Bumgarner    New York NY
   Everything Went Quiet

Derek David    Boston MA
    String Quartet No. 1, Viola Sonata

Ted King-Smith    Kansas City MO

Bin Li    New York NY
    What I Have Forgotten

Phillip Sink    Bloomington IN
    Flowers of Salt

DeLong Wang    Boston MA
    Impressions, Four-character Poetry


We encourage finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on social media, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog.

Here is a sample announcement:

"Great News! I've just been selected as a finalist in the (blank) division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here's the link: (copy link here). The American Prize will be announcing winners in my division next month. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: or follow the news on Facebook: or Twitter: "

Please feel free to modify or expand this announcement to suit your needs.

Congratulations to all finalists.

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