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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.
Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Prize in Composition—Choral (professional division)
Adrienne Albert Los Angeles CA
Jeffrey Bernstein La Canada/Flintridge CA
The Human Journey
Jenni Brandon Long Beach CA
We are Joy
Michael Cox Fort Worth TX
Robert Denham La Mirada CA
Under the Shadow (moved from orchestra list to correct category)
Joshua Fishbein Rockville MD
Psalms, Songs, and Blues
Ralf Yusuf Gawlick Newton MA
Missa gentis humanae
Edgar Girtain Riverdale NJ
Gerald Gurss Charlotte NC
Glenda and Lauree—Certain Kinds of Love Never Die
Daniel Hughes Newark CA
Winter Pantoum, Irish Blessing
Jennifer Jolley Delaware OH
Prisoner of Conscience
Lansing D McLoskey Miami FL
Paul John Rudoi Minneapolis MN
Miniyama Nayo; Gamaya
Karen P Thomas Seattle WA
Caritas abundat; Lux Lucis
William Vollinger Woodcliff Lake NJ
FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Choral (student division)
Yihan Chen Planifield IN
Shui Guang Lian Yan
Peter Neil Dayton III Terrace Park OH
Light and Mystery
Matthew Recio Commack NY
How to Survive Vesuvius; They Say Memories
Lucas Marshall Smith Champaign IL
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