Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE semi-finalists, 2015

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST chamber music ensembles for 2015. Congratulations! 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.

Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: theamericanprize@gmail.com

The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance, 2015:

Semi-finalists are listed by ensemble name, contact person, city and state.

Duo Striata 
   Timothy Archbold    Glen Ellyn, IL

Balletik Duo
   Laurel Black   Athens, GA

Mira Walker and Sebastian Black, duo-pianists
   Mindy Black    Birmingham, AL

Mortyakoya/Bogdan Piano Duo
   Valentin M. Bogdan    Columbus, MS

Volta Piano Trio
   Jennifer Caine    Seattle, WA

Roberta Carpenter/Sharon Goodrum Duo
   Roberta Carpenter    Hartland, WI

I the Siren 
   Darci Gamerl    Omaha, NE

The Prairie Song Project
   Katharine Goeldner    Richfield, MN

Kontras Quartet 
   Francois Henkins    Evanston, IL

Rosco String Quartet 
   Jakob Hofer    Salt Lake City, UT

Chapman Duo
   Nickolas Kaynor    Melrose, MA

Duo Davvero 
   Hyan Jung Kim    Boston, MA

Merdinger-Greene Piano Duo
   Susan Merdinger    Highland Park, IL

The New Consort
   Brian Mummert    Baltimore, MD

Synaesthesia Saxophone Quartet
   Todd  Oxford    Austin, TX

Ivy Street Ensemble
   Catherine Peterson    Denver, CO


Semi-finalists: make the most of your selection by announcing it on your facebook page, tweet the news, and include a link to this announcement on your 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 late in July. 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!