The American Prize is pleased to announce 2021 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: 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.
NATIONAL Semi-finalists: The American Prize in Composition—Pops / Light Music, 2021, professional division
Lo Lanu Ha-Shem
Gig Harbor WA
Four Elegiac Songs in the Time of Covid
Wallace DePue Sr.
Bowling Green. OH
Old Time Religion
The Darkest Night
Ian Evans Guthrie
Edward David Messerschmidt
The Source Revisited
San Francisco. CA
Songs for Joao
Joseph T. Spaniola
NATIONAL Semi-finalists: The American Prize in Composition—Pops / Light Music, 2021, student division
Through it All
Las Vegas NV
Wai Leung William So
Kennedy Town Hong Kong
This Way, Santa!
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.