The American Prize wishes all our laureates, contestants, judges and friends safety and health during this extraordinarily difficult time.
The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts, David Volosin Katz, chief judge, is delighted to announce SEMI-FINALIST chamber ensembles for 2021. Congratulations! (Be sure to check all divisions. In certain cases, The American Prize may have moved an auditioning ensemble 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance, 2021, professional division:
Duo Flautas Frescas
La Mesa CA
TVMF Woodwind Quintet
Sioux Falls SD
Saint James NY
Ensemble for These Times
San Francisco CA
Andrew W. Parker
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance, 2021, college/university division:
Robert Owens Ensemble
Stony Brook NY
Sequoia Reed Quintet
North Platte NE
Texas A&M University
Brian ZatorRoyse City TX
SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance, 2021, high school division:
Cuthbertson HS Chamber Winds
Annabel & Harriet Gensler
Annabel & Harriet Gensler
San Jose CA
The Phillips Trio
Angela TsangSan Jose CA
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! Our ensemble 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 in the new 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!