Sunday, January 20, 2019
SEMI-FINALISTS: composers—vocal chamber music, 2018-19
"Again, stunning displays of talent and creativity in a large field."
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—Vocal Chamber Music (professional division), 2018-19
John G. Bilotta
The League of Minor Characters
Highland Park IL
Contemplations on Life and Love
Union City GA
Letters from Jack
Mountain View CA
La Mirada CA
Brian T. Field
Tres Canciones de Amor
The Pillow Book
Derek M. Jenkins
Unfinished List of the Things I Love
Two songs from "Time Suite"; "Shadow Publishing Company" from Ghost Songs
Quattro Canzoni da La Pioggia nel Pineto
Jonathan B. McNair
Like a Breath in a Bubble, Spinning
THE LONGVIEW: A Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Judith Lynn Stillman
Poet As Immortal Bird
The Gorgeous Nothings
Woodcliff Lake NJ
Songs of an Immigrant
When You Are Old
Kenyon Songs: Seven Poems of Jane Kenyon
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Vocal Chamber Music (student division), 2018-19
Zach Gulaboff Davis
toward the light
Mill Creek WA
Demain, des l'aube; Soleils couchants VI
William F. Montgomery
Baton Rouge LA
The Child Born; The Witch has Told You a Story; Changing Weather Patterns
New York NY
I am thy Father's Spirit; The Gardener
Four Russian Lyrics
Santa Monica CA
Portraits of Disquiet
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! 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.