Tuesday, July 27, 2010


1. WINNERS: Certificates, evaluations and cash prizes have been prepared for winners of The American Prize Spring 2010 competitions, to be mailed this week. Certificates and evaluations will follow shortly to runners-up and finalists, then semifinalists and others.

The WINNERS page of the website is in preparation. Until it is uploaded, the complete list of winners of our spring 2010 competitions, including photos and bios, is available on this blog.

A new channel has been built on YouTube to display excerpts of winning performances. We will start to upload clips soon to http://www.youtube.com/user/TheAmericanPrize 

2. NEW COMPETITIONS: Applications are available for download for all the upcoming 2010 competitions of The American Prize, including new contests for singers and pianists, concert bands, opera and musical theater companies, composers and conductors. (Deadlines in October, November and December 2010—see website for details.) Applications are also available for the 2011 competitions in choral and orchestral music and conducting. (Deadline March 2011.) Visit www.theamericanprize.org

3. JUDGES: We welcome resumes from potential judges for all upcoming competitions. Please see the CALL FOR JUDGES link at the bottom of the home page of the website.

4. NEW LINKED WEBLOG: A new weblog highlighting the long history of The Friedrich Schorr Memorial Performance Prize in Voice has been created. It provides background for classical singers and singing teachers interested in the new Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award for vocalists in art song, opera and operetta, being offered for the first time by The American Prize this fall. http://friedrichschorrprize.blogspot.com/

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