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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. A sample announcement may be found at the end of the post.
NATIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS The American Prize in Composition—Vocal Chamber Music (professional division), 2021
Lori F. Ardovino
Letters; Nonsense Songs
Julian David Bryson
If I can...
Blue Means Water
I, madly struggling, cry
The Big Deception
Pembroke Pines FL
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Duilio A. Dobrin
Three Hebrew Songs
Small Adventures- Inuit poems
Gregory Thomas Glancey
From the Four Winds
A Child's Garden of Verses
Anne C. Kilstofte
Songs of the Night Wind
Leonardo Le San
Blessed are the Poor; Angelus Domini
Stranded: A Sole Space Opera
Songs of Silent Sorrow: Shock., Shame., Standing Tall
Sarah and Hagar- The Reconciliation of the Jewish Mother the Arab Mother
The Edith Poems
Apple; Single Fish
Into My Own
Robert Anton Strobel
Spells for the Afterlife
The Notes Between The Notes
San Francisco CA
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
All of the Hidden Stars
NATIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—Vocal Chamber Music (student division), 2021
June Young Kim
Evgeniya (Jane) Kozhevnikova
I Shall Go Back Again; I Know I am but Summer to Your Heart; Pity Me Not; I Looked in My Heart
Four Short Songs
Deovides A. Reyes III
Saint Meinrad IN
Montage; Vigil for the Naked Skydiver
Astrak Somer Son; Waatlemoen & Wrede Landskap
Approaching The End
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.