Friday, December 20, 2019

Semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (band/wind ensemble division), 2019-20

The American Prize is pleased to announce 2019-20 SEMI-FINALIST composers for band / wind ensemble in both professional and student divisions. 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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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.

Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: theamericanprize@gmail.com


SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Band / Wind Ensemble (professional division), 2019-20

Adrienne Albert     
Los Angeles  CA      
COURAGE for Winds
      
David Avshalomov 
Santa Monica  CA      
"Nigun Prophecy," Lifeboat Variations 
     
Howard J. Buss
Lakeland  FL      
Vibrant Horizons 
       
Ashley Floyd
Athens  GA      
Glitch         
 
Gregory Fritze     
Daytona Beach  FL      
The Four Seasons
      
Cooper Minnis     
St. Louis  MO      
The Darkest Hour
 
Shawn E. Okpebholo  
Wheaton  IL      
This is Africa  
 
Andrew David Perkins    
Fenton  MI      
Until the Night Collapses       
 
Walter Saul
Fresno  CA      
Concerto for Flute and Symphonic Band 
 
Larry Tuttle     
Van Nuys  CA      
Big World, Utopia Rising  
 
Tyler Goodrich White
Lincoln  NE      
Caldera         
 
Michael Glenn Williams   
Marina Del Rey      CA      
Let Freedom Ring   



SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Band / Wind Ensemble (student division), 2019-20

Zach Gulaboff Davis
Salem  OR      
Reverie     
    
Martin Hebel
Hamden  CT      
Tides Within
    
Jorge Machain    
Henderson  NV      
Bite the Bullet       
 
Teddy Mason
East Providence  RI      
Sea of Clouds

Zachary  Ploeger    
Pipestone  MN      
Symphony No.1         

Matt Ridge
Bloomington  IN      
Flirting with Disaster     

Chee Weng Yim 
Lamoni  IA      
Meditation No.1   


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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.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (opera/theater/film/dance division), 2019-20

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST composers in the OPERA/THEATER/FILM/DANCE divisions, 2019-20. 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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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.

Please make us aware of any misprints in the listings below by emailing: theamericanprize@gmail.com

SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—OPERA/THEATER/FILM/DANCE, professional division, 2019-20

Richard Chiarappa     
West Hartford    CT   
Lincoln and Booth: The Concert Musical         

Roger Cichy     
Scituate     RI   
Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944       

Wallace De Pue, Sr.    
Bowling Green    OH   
Something Special         

Paul Elwood            
Marseille  France 
Lulu of the Plains        

Paul Geraci      
West Lafayette   IN   
ROBOTS       

Eva Conley Kendrick    
Millis     MA   
Misfortune            

Sheli Nan
Berkeley     CA   
SAGA of the 21st Century Girl            

Zach Redler      
Greenwich    CT   
The Falling and The Rising      

Judith Lynn Stillman    
Providence     RI   
Small Step, Giant Leap: A Lunar Fantasy 
 

SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—OPERA/THEATER/FILM/DANCE, student division, 2019-20

Nicolas Chuaqui     
Rochester    NY   
The Forest of Dreams        

Hans Bridger Heruth      
Liberty      MO   
A Certain Madness   

Calvin Hitchcock     
Chesapeake     VA      
819: based on the Stanford Prison Experiment       

Evan L. Snyder      
Okemos     MI   
A Capacity for Evil         

Margaret Vignola  & Raphael Lucas   
Dix Hills    NY   
Confessions



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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.



Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (pops division), 2019-20

The American Prize is pleased to announce 2019-20 SEMI-FINALIST composers in the pops / light music division. 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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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—Pops / Light Music, 2019-20

Aaron Alter                
Carlsbad  CA      
Solar Rays; Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry  
 
Jennifer Bellor               
Las Vegas  NV      
High Resolution        
 
M.L. Daniels               
Round Rock  TX      
Mysterious Journey    
 
Jonathan Graybill             
Baltimore  MD      
Winter Celebration    
 
Douglas Hedwig               
Chattanooga  TN      
Fanfare Alegre: Dia dl la fiesta            
 
Penka Kouneva              
Tujunga  CA      
EARTH
 
Heather Niemi Savage               
Wood River Jct  RI      
Daughter of the Stars                
     
Stephen C. Sullivan             
Greenwood  IN      
Vale of Tears    


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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.


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Saturday, December 14, 2019

SEMI-FINALISTS: women (art song & oratorio), 2019-20

Friedrich Schorr as Wotan
 (This list was revised on 2/1/20 to correct a clerical error.—DK)

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST women in art song & oratorio for 2019-20, The FRIEDRICH and VIRGINIA SCHORR MEMORIAL AWARD in VOICE. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) 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. Semi-finalist women in opera will be published separately.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, professional division (women),  2019-20

Ashley Kay Armstrong   
Winterset  IA

Laura Basse 
Helenville WI
   
Lisa Bryce 
Brooklyn NY
   
Silvana Chu   
New York NY

Ann  Cravero
West Des Moines IA

Rachel Deatherage  
New York   NY

Carley De Franco
Somerville MA
   
Samantha Farmilant   
Chicago IL
   
Anne Fuchs 
South Bend IN
   
Michele Elizabeth Kennedy
Oakland  CA
   
Evangelia Leontis
Jamaica  VT
   
Thea Lobo
Sarasota FL
   
Jacquelyn Matava
San Antonio  TX
   
Courtney Miller
Miami Beach FL
   
Kimberly Prins Moeller
Houghton  NY
   
Amy Pfrimmer
Destrehan  LA
   
Stella Dayrit Roden 
Warrensburg  MO
   
Jenna Schroer
Flossmoor  IL

Penelope Shumate
Macomb  IL
   
Letitia Stevens
Malden  MA
   
Christine Steyer
Oak Park   IL
   
Susan Wheeler
Burke  VA
   
Anne Wright
Greenville TX
   
Lauren Yokabaskas  
Cape Elizabeth ME
   
Melissa Zgouridi
Salzburg   Austria
     


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, college/university division (women),  2019-20

Anneliese Ayers 
Forest Park IL 
   
Jessica Arielle Bloch 
Bradenton  FL  

Chantal Braziel
Pittsburgh PA  
   
Leah Brzyski
Branford  CT  

Alexandra Colaizzi
Hollywood  FL  
   
Clare Demer 
Tucson AZ  
   
Kathleen Kane  
Tonawanda  NY  
   
Jillian Krempasky   
Schnecksville  PA  

Olivia Prendergast
Penn Valley   PA
   
Monica Ramich
Rochester  NY  
   
Lucine Topouzian   
Evanston   IL  
   
Samantha Williams
Manhattan  KS  


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, high school division (men),  2019-20

Malaina Kapoor
Redwood City   CA

Krystal Y. Mao   
Fremont  CA

Pauline Rogers
Fremont  CA

Michelle Skylar
Sunny Isles  FL    

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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.






Friday, December 13, 2019

SEMI-FINALISTS: women (opera), 2019-20

Friedrich Schorr as Wotan
(This list was revised on 2/1/20 to correct a clerical error.—DK)

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST women in opera and operetta for 2019-20, The FRIEDRICH and VIRGINIA SCHORR MEMORIAL AWARD in VOICE. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) 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. Semi-finalist women in art song/oratorio was published separately.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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.


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, professional division (women),  2019-20

Aida Baligh
Encino CA

Laura Basse
Helenville WI

Beatrice Beer
Philadelphia PA

Christina Bernardoni
West Dundee IL

Zarah Brock
Frederiksburg VA

Lisa Bryce
Brooklyn NY

Melanie Burbules
East Dundee IL

Diana Cantrelle
Columbia MD

Silvana Chu 
New York NY

Joan Marie Dauber
Chicago IL

Taylor-Alexis Dupont
New York NY

Hillary Esqueda
Chicago IL

Francesca Federico
New York NY

Alba Franco-Cancel
Atascadero CA

Lauren Frey
Pittsburgh PA

Chelsea Friedlander
Port Murray NJ

Anne Fuchs
South Bend IN

Abigail Halon
Atlanta GA

Helen Hassinger
Brookline MA

Lauren Hunt
Fair Lawn NJ

Elizabeth Lewis
Chicago IL

Rachael Long
Chicago IL

Jacquelyn Matava
San Antonio TX

Laura McHugh
Quincy MA

Madison Marie McIntosh
West Palm Beach  FL

Dana Pundt-Barbosa
Cincinnati OH

Stephanie R. Sanchez
Las Cruces NM

Gyu Yeon Shim
New York NY

Letitia Stevens
Malden MA

Ariana Strahl
Chicago IL

Lauren Yokabaskas
Cape Elizabeth  ME


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, college/university division (women),  2019-20

Anneliese Ayers               
Forest Park IL 

Chantal Braziel
Pittsburgh PA    

Leah Brzyski
Branford CT    

Amalia Crevani
Milford NJ    

Ally Dunavant
Franklin TN    

Kathleen Kane
Tonawanda NY    

Karen Kelley
Tempe AZ    

Carolina Lopez Moreno
New York NY

Myka Murphy
Roswell GA    

Maria Nacouzi
Philadelphia   PA    

Olivia Prendergast
Penn Valley   PA

Elisabeta Racolta
Belmont MA    


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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.






Thursday, December 12, 2019

SEMI-FINALISTS: men (art song), 2019-20

Friedrich Schorr as Wotan
The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST men in art song & oratorio for 2019-20, The FRIEDRICH and VIRGINIA SCHORR MEMORIAL AWARD in VOICE. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) 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. Semi-finalist men in opera will be published separately.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, professional division (men),  2019-20

Ryan Bradford
Walnut Creek CA   

Emanuel Cristian Caraman 
South Bend     IN   

Dominick Cicco 
Lemoyne  PA    

Dante Doganiero 
Wellsboro    PA    

Daniel Kamalic 
Rochester    NY   

Patrick Muehleise 
Hoffman Estates  IL   

Bryan Pinkall 
Manhatan KS    



The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, college/university division (men),  2019-20

Wooju Kim
Busan  South Korea  

Morgan Manifacier
Stony Brook    NY   

Mats Roolvink
Singapore 



The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—art song/oratorio, high school division (men),  2019-20

Andreas Ghosh 
New York NY    

Morgan Hunt
Tiburon  CA    

Pablo Rubin Jurado    
New York NY    

Nathan Schludecker   
Terre Haute  IN    
  

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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.






Wednesday, December 11, 2019

SEMI-FINALISTS: men (opera), 2019-20

Friedrich Schorr as Wotan
(This listing was revised 2/8/20 to correct a clerical error.—DK)

The American Prize is pleased to announce SEMI-FINALIST men in opera and operetta for 2019-20, The FRIEDRICH and VIRGINIA SCHORR MEMORIAL AWARD in VOICE. 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. Semi-finalist men in opera will be published separately.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

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.


The American Prize in Voice / Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award—opera & operetta, professional division (men),  2019-20

Geoffrey Agpalo    
Evanston    IL                    

Troy Castle    
Marion   IN                    

Dante Doganiero 
Wellsboro     PA                    

Daniel Kamalic   
Rochester     NY      

Wil Kellerman           
Radford         VA                    

Nicholas Perna     
Clinton  MS                    

Leo Radosavljevic        
Wilmette IL                   

Dennis Patrick Ryan     
Jewett City      CT    


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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.






Thursday, December 5, 2019

Semi-finalists: PIANO (solo), 2019-20


The American Prize is delighted to announce SEMI-FINALIST piano soloists for 2019-20. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from these lists. 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.

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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com

The American Prize in Piano Performance, 2019-20, professional solo division:

J. Bradley Baker  
Newton     KS

Ezra Donner
Ypsilanti  MI

Karen Salicath Jamali              
Winter Park     FL

Jiyoung Jeoung 
Muncie     IN

John Kamfonas    
Devon PA

Lei Weng   
Greeley    CO

Jentao Yu 
Oakland    CA

Yuting Zhou   
New York   NY


The American Prize in Piano Performance, 2019-20, college/university solo division:

Igor Filipe Do Amaral 
New York   NY     

Eunhae Choi   
Savoy IL     

Shun-Jung Hsu    
Madison    WI     

Bogyeong   Lee    
North Liberty  IA     

Jiayun Li 
Panzhihua  Sichuan

Zhan  Shi 
Panzhihua  Sichuan

Chenyu Wang   
Hartford   CT  


The American Prize in Piano Performance, 2019-20, high school solo division:

Marc Soong  
Alhambra   CA     

Christopher Zhu    
West Roxbury   MA


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Semi-finalists: make the most of your selection by announcing it on your facebook page, tweet the news, and include a link to this announcement on your 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 later this year. 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!

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Semi-finalists: PIANO (concerto), 2019-20 —The Lorin Hollander Award


Lorin Hollander
The American Prize is delighted to announce SEMI-FINALIST piano concerto soloists for 2019-20, The Lorin Hollander Award. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. The American Prize may have moved an audition to a more appropriate category.) As the contests unfold, finalists, runners-up and winners will be selected from these lists. 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.

The American Prize LORIN HOLLANDER AWARD celebrates the artistry of one of the greatest pianists of his generation. Lorin Hollander has appeared as guest soloist with virtually every major symphony orchestra in the world and is a veteran of over 2,500 performances across the globe. The American Prize is delighted to share the legacy of this legendary artist through the re-naming of the award for Piano Concerto Performance in his honor. For more about the extraordinary life and career of Lorin Hollander, please visit http://lorinhollander.com/

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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.

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: theamericanprize@gmail.com


The American Prize in Piano Concerto Performance, 2019-20, The Lorin Hollander Award, professional division:

Hyekyeong Hanna Cho 
Lacey WA      

Anna Dmytrenko    
Newark DE      

Susan Merdinger    
Highland Park IL      

Amaury Morales  
Pittsburgh PA      

Lei Weng
Greeley CO        


The American Prize in Piano Concerto Performance, 2019-20, The Lorin Hollander Award, college/university division:

Eunhae Choi
Savoy   Il      

Bogyeong Lee 
North Liberty   IA        




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Semi-finalists: make the most of your selection by announcing it on your facebook page, tweet the news, and include a link to this announcement on your 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 later this year. 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!