Friday, January 22, 2021

Semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (vocal chamber music), 2021

The American Prize wishes everyone safety and health during this difficult time.

The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts, David (Volosin) Katz, founder and chief judge, is honored to announce an extensive list of 2021 SEMI-FINALIST composers of vocal chamber music, in 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 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.

SEMI-FINALISTS The American Prize in Composition—Vocal Chamber Music (professional division), 2021

Lori F. Ardovino

Alabaster. AL

Letters; Nonsense Songs


Julian David Bryson

Jacksonville FL

If I can...

 

Joshua Burel 

Huntsville AL

Blue Means Water


Curt Cacioppo

Orleans. MA

I, madly struggling, cry


Oliver Caplan

Medford MA

The Big Deception 


Jerry Casey 

Naples FL

Bird Raptures 


Shawn Crouch

Pembroke Pines FL

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird 


Megan DiGeorgio 

Hyattsville MD

I'm Terrified 


Duilio A. Dobrin

Cavendish VT

Three Hebrew Songs


Otter Dreaming

Decorah IA

Small Adventures- Inuit poems 


Emerson Eads

Minot ND

The Gleaners


Gregory Thomas Glancey 

Winchester MA

From the Four Winds 


Edith Hemenway

Providence RI

A Child's Garden of Verses


Jeffrey Hoover

Sacramento CA

Transcendence 


Ryan Kelly 

Broomall PA

Friendship


Anne C. Kilstofte 

Surprise AZ

Songs of the Night Wind 


Leonardo Le San

Philadelphia PA

Blessed are the Poor; Angelus Domini


Colin Martin

Albuquerque NM

Stranded: A Sole Space Opera


Jan Mittelstaedt

Portland OR

Songs of Silent Sorrow: Shock., Shame., Standing Tall


Sheli Nan 

Berkeley CA

Sarah and Hagar- The Reconciliation of the Jewish Mother the Arab Mother


Bryan Page

Dallas TX

The Edith Poems 


Leah Reid

Woburn MA

Apple; Single Fish


Benjamin Shaw

Newport RI

Into My Own 

 

Robert Anton Strobel 

Elizabeth CO

Spells for the Afterlife


Kyle Vanderburg

Fargo ND

The Notes Between The Notes 


Patricia Wallinga

San Francisco CA

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 


Stephen Yarbrough 

Vermillion SD

All of the Hidden Stars




SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Vocal Chamber Music (student division), 2021

June Young Kim 

Roslyn NY

Yeomwon


Evgeniya (Jane) Kozhevnikova

Kalamazoo MI

I Shall Go Back Again; I Know I am but Summer to Your Heart; Pity Me Not; I Looked in My Heart 


Alan Mackwell

Boston MA

Four Short Songs 


Luis McDougal

McAllen TX

The Bells


Deovides A. Reyes III 

Saint Meinrad IN

Montage; Vigil for the Naked Skydiver


Aletta Steynberg 

Boston MA

Astrak Somer Son; Waatlemoen & Wrede Landskap 

 

Ian Wiese 

Closter NJ

Aus Liebe


Christina Xiao

Lexington MA

Approaching The End 



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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.



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