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.
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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.
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—college/university division, 2017-18 (updated 3/28/18)
FGCU Wind Orchestra
Fort Meyers FL
Richard Tad Greig
Westminster College Wind Ensemble
New Wilmington PA
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—youth division, 2017-18
Youth Wind Ensemble of Westchester
Matthew D. Schlomer
Interlochen Arts Academy Band
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—high school division, 2017-18
Legacy HS Wind Ensemble
North La Vegas NV
Decatur HS Wind Ensemble
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! Our ensemble has 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 the 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 semi-finalists.