Friday, November 6, 2015
BAND / WIND ENSEMBLE FINALISTS, 2015
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FINALISTS: The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—college/university division
Dr Martin H. Seggelke Illinois State Univ. Wind Symphony
Jaclyn Hartenberger University of Georgia Wind Symphony
David Vickerman The College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble
Eric Wilson Baylor University Wind Ensemble
FINALISTS: The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—community & school division
"These are very fine bands—each with a different character, repertoire and audience focus. In a move which may be unprecedented for The American Prize, every semi-finalist in this category is being advanced to the finals. Each is worthy of further listening and evaluation. A very difficult decision awaits. Bravo to all for the vitality and musicality of the presentations."
Shelly Eager Cinematic Symphony
Lewis J. Buckley Metropolitan Wind Symphony
Corey Seapy Charles River Wind Ensemble
Birch P. Browning Cleveland Winds
Trent A. Hollinger Quincy Concert Band
Jason Atha Parkview High School Symphonic Band
Ted Vives Los Alamos Community Winds
Los Alamos, NM
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"Great News! (Ensemble) 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.