Tuesday, September 29, 2015

COMPOSER FINALISTS: choral music (student division)

The American Prize is pleased to announce FINALIST composers of choral 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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

The American Prize in Composition—student choral division

Keith  Allegretti    Santa Fe NM
   Three Noturnes

Krists Auznieks    New Haven CT
   I Exist as I Am

Ed Frazier Davis    Chicago IL
   Madrigal (The Juggler of Day), Libera Me

Natalie Dietterich    New Haven CT
   Conversations with Strangers

William Carson Graham    Orange Park FL

Daniel Knaggs    Jackson MI
   Hic est discipulus ille, I Baptize You, Sunset, Ego Sum, Joseph, Son of David

Kyle Randall    San Francisco CA
   Kyrie, When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, When You Are Old

Julia Seeholzer    Santa Monica CA
   Wildfire, Old Wooden Joints, Answer to the Inquiry Why I Sighed, Ave Maria, Alien

Phillip Sink    Bloomington IN
   Fire & Ice

Tiange Zhou    New Haven CT
   Lament for Adonis

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: www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-American-Prize-celebrating-American-excellence-in-the-arts/214320622728 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanprize "

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Congratulations to all finalists.

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