Monday, January 14, 2019
SEMI-FINALISTS: composers—music for chorus, 2018-19 (revised)
The American Prize is pleased to announce 2018-19 SEMI-FINALIST composers of choral music. Congratulations!
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 the end of the contest year. 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 Composition—Choral (professional division), 2018-19
North Hollywood CA
Manga Pakalagian (Ceremonies)
Together We Create and Sing!
Santa Monica CA
There Was Another Song
The Seventh Seal
Peace Song (Beatitudes)
Songs from Luke
Julian David Bryson
A Parable of Choices; Green is the Color of Its Flame; All Things New
A Winter's Tale
Sound Beach NY
My Name is Lamiya—Don't Call me “Refugee”
Stephen E. Caldwell
Feet of Jesus
David Horace Davies
In the Bleak Midwinter
Three Nocturnes (Ballade to the Moon; Star Sonnet; Lullaby)
Ave Maris Stella; Full Many A Glorious Morning; O Nata Lux
The Rainy Day
Zebulon M. Highben
A Memory of Wonder; Processio: Christus est stella matutina; God Alone Be Praised; Hymn to Christ the Light
A Letter from the End of Days
Feathers in the Wind
Canciones de Alfaro
Timothy S. McDonnell
Tota Pulchra; Ubi Caritas
Timothy S. McDonnell
Spoon River Triptych
Stephen L. Murray
Horses At Midnight...; Pater Noster; Small Feathered Bodies…; Here's to the Music
Can We Sing the Darkness to Light?; Psallite; In the Beginning; Stars; A Mighty Fortress is our God
Psalm; Ubi Caritas; Pentecost
From Sin Set Free
Now to the King Eternal
Paul David Thomas
Out Damned Spot
Cat’s Protector; The Happy Man’s Shirt; Lord of the Cranes
Woodcliff Lake NJ
Hymns from the Sacred Harp
Ballads of the Borderland
Los Angeles CA
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Choral (student division), 2018-19
Lincoln; We Listen; Forgiven Tears
My Soul is Awakened from Sleep
Chung Hon Michael Cheng
Sugar Land TX
Haiku of Basho Matsuo
Our Father; Alleluia; Alleluia moderna; I know a place…
Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King
Bowling Green OH
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.
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 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.