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
The American Prize in Composition—student choral division
Keith Allegretti Santa Fe NM
Krists Auznieks New Haven CT
I Exist as I Am
Ed Frazier Davis Chicago IL
Madrigal (The Juggler of Day), Libera Me
Natalie Dietterich New Haven CT
Conversations with Strangers
William Carson Graham Orange Park FL
Daniel Knaggs Jackson MI
Hic est discipulus ille, I Baptize You, Sunset, Ego Sum, Joseph, Son of David
Kyle Randall San Francisco CA
Kyrie, When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, When You Are Old
Julia Seeholzer Santa Monica CA
Wildfire, Old Wooden Joints, Answer to the Inquiry Why I Sighed, Ave Maria, Alien
Phillip Sink Bloomington IN
Fire & Ice
Tiange Zhou New Haven CT
Lament for Adonis
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:
"Great 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 next month. 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.