Monday, January 6, 2020
Semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (choral music division), 2019-20
The American Prize is pleased to announce 2020 SEMI-FINALIST composers of choral music in both professional and student divisions. Congratulations!
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.
All contestants are reminded they are responsible for the viability of their online links to audition materials. Those links must remain active until the end of the contest year. Questions, or to make us aware of any misprints in the listings below, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Composition—Choral (professional division), 2020
He Came All So Still; Lux Brumalis
Lo Lanu Ha-Shem (a setting of Psalm 115)
I Sing the Birth
Julian David Bryson
Mark Dal Porto
Spring, the Sweet Spring; From Spring Days to Winter
God, The Artist Of Creation
Love Came Down at Christmas
St. Paul MN
Chris & Gabe
San Jose CA
A Lovely Rose Is Sprung; La Mort Des Amants; What Melodious Sounds; She Walks In Beauty
Mt. Rainier MD
The New Colossus; Gloria
Arrows and Songs—Suite on Poems of H.W. Longfellow
But Who Shall Return Us Our Children: A Kipling Passion
Robert G. Patterson
San Francisco CA
Take Wings And Soar
Praise the Lord from the Heavens
Alchemy; There will come soft rains; Fontainebleau and Arcturus in autumn; Dusky Gold
Timothy C. Takach
Big Lake MN
South Bend IN
Mari Esabel Valverde
Fort Worth TX
Woodcliff Lake NJ
We Are Not Robins
San Francisco CA
As Kingfishers catch fire; Ve Hayah ba-acharit hayamim
Tyler Goodrich White
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Choral (student division), 2020
Chung Hon Michael Cheng
Sugar Land TX
Veritas: Through the Centuries
Pater, si non potest
Hans Bridger Heruth
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis
Elisa K. Johnson
As I Journey Through My Life
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.
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 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.