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 complete results in the contest are announced officially. 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 Choral Performance—professional division,
Wendy K. Moy & Jeremiah Selvey
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Choral Performance—college/university division, 2017-18
University of Redlands Chapel Singers
Donna M. Di Grazia
Pomona College Glee Club
Lynda R. Hasseler
Capital University Chapel Choir
Eastern Michigan University Choir
Chris Younghoon Kim
Cornell Symphony and Cornell Chorus and Glee Club
Darren P. Lawson
BJU Choirs & Symphony with Rivertree Singers
Warren Cook & Michael W. Moore, conductors
Michigan State University Chamber Choir
East Lansing MI
University of Denver Lamont Chorale
Arizona State University Chamber Singers
Portland State Chamber Choir
BucsWorth Men's Choir
Johnson City TN
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Choral Performance—community division, 2017-18
Iowa City IA
University Musical Society Choral Union
Ann Arbor MI
Vox Femina Los Angeles
Los Angeles CA
David A. McConnell
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Choral Performance—youth and high school division, 2017-18
Olympia HS Concert Choir
Shannon K. Carter
The HS for the Performing and Visual Arts Madrigal Singers
Youth Performing Arts School Chamber Choir
Scarsdale High School Choir
Indian Springs School Concert Choir
New York NY
Arvada West HS Vocal Showcase
Shawn M. Small
South Lebanon Elementary Chorus
Shawn M. Small
Fifth Avenue Falcons
We invite semi-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! Our ensemble has 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 the 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.