Friday, October 14, 2016
COMPOSER semi-finalists, 2016: CHAMBER MUSIC (student division)
As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from this list. To know the exact date when finalists will be announced, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #AmericanPrize, where that information will be published first.
We invite semi-finalists to make the most of their selection by announcing it on their facebook page, tweeting the news, and including a link to this announcement on their website or blog. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.
Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: email@example.com
The American Prize in Composition—Chamber Music (student division)
Navid Bargrizan Gainesville FL
10 Aphorisms, Tuning Exercise Nr. 1
Danielle Bees Yucca Valley CA
Jean-Patrick Besingrand Pittsburgh PA
Instants ephemeres, Meandres
Dan Caputo Los Angeles CA
out of nothing
Yihan Chen Planifield IN
Spirits-River: a piano sonata
Daniel J. Choi Centreville VA
Peter Neil Dayton III Terrace Park OH
Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, Botticellian Trees, Sol Negro
Daniel Despins Wilmington DE
Garrett Michael George La Mirada CA
The Song Goes On
Daniel Godsil Monmouth IL
Phillip Golub Pacific Palisades CA
Ian Evans Guthrie Fort Worth TX
Journey Through Cascadia
John Hey Philadelphia PA
Dana Kaufman Miami FL
Sangwon Lee Champaign IL
String Quartet No. 1
Joungmin Lee Columbus OH
Christopher Lowry Antioch TN
Romanza, Concert Fantasy, Livewire!
Aaron Mencher Johns Creek GA
Jonathan Newmark Burke VA
Eun-Chul Oh Bloomington IN
The Night Sky
Zachary Ploeger Pipestone MN
Lara Poe Chestnut Hill MA
Hilary Purrington New Haven CT
A Sound Soul in a Sound Body
Julia Riew St.Louis MO
The Executioners Dream
Justin Rito Grand Rapids MI
Andrew M. Smith Manorville NY
Phong Tran Woodstock GA
Qianqian Yu Gainesville FL
We invite semi-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 semi-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 finalists in my division in several weeks. 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 semi-finalists.