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: email@example.com
The American Prize in Composition—orchestra music, professional division
David Avshalomov Santa Monica CA
Pangs of Love
Elizabeth Bell Tarrytown NY
B.P. Herrington Conroe TX
Douglas Knehans Cincinnati OH
Keith Lay Oviedo FL
Children on the Playground (violin concerto)
Feng-Hsu Lee Hartford CT
Daniel McCarthy Akron OH
Jonathan B. McNair Chattanooga TN
James Joseph Ogburn Wenatchee WA
Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra
Angelique Poteat Seattle WA
Beyond Much Difference
Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn Witchita KS
The American Prize in Composition—orchestra music, student division
Dylan Arthur Baker Kansas City MO
Dongryul Lee Champaign IL
Brian Mark Holbrook NY
The Persistence of Time
Patrick O'Malley Los Angeles CA
Symphonic poem "Even in Paradise"
Charles Peck Philadelphia PA
Philip Rice Lansing MI
The Souls of Ancient Bells
Benjamin D. Whiting Champaign IL
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:
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 "
Please feel free to modify or expand this announcement to suit your needs.
Congratulations to all finalists.