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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. (See sample, below.)
The American Prize in Composition—orchestra music, professional division
Lee Actor Monte Sereno CA
Divertimento for Small Orchestra
Mark Arnest Colorado Springs CO
Ludlow: Four Scenes for Orchestra
Jennifer Bellor Henderson NV
Chase the Stars
Douglas Buchanan Cockeysville MD
Nickitas Demos Atlanta GA
New World Sketches
Nancy Bloomer Deussen Mountain View CA
Journey of the Heart
Hakki Cengiz Eren Los Angeles CA
Kenneth Froelich Fresno CA
Through Cloudy & Cracked Lenses
Jack Gallagher Wooster OH
Symphony No. 2 "Ascendant"
Ching-chu Hu Newark OH
Violin Concerto No. 3—Water Spirit
Michael Karp New York NY
Shawn E Okpebholo Wheaton IL
Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust)
John Peel Salem OR
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Lucas Richman Bangor ME
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra: In Truth
Max Simoncic Stockton CA
Concerto for Saxophone
Judith Lang Zaimont Maricopa AZ
PURE, COOL (Water)
The American Prize in Composition—orchestra music, student division
Yihan Chen Planifield IN
Daniel J Choi Centreville VA
Peter Neil Dayton III Terrace Park OH
From Sombre Lands
Jihyun Kim Ithaca NY
A Little Tramp Walking in the Assembly Line
Christopher Lowry Antioch TN
Overture to a New Day, A Cypress Prelude
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 soon. 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.