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 Conducting—professional division, 2021
Col. Andrew J. Eisch
U.S. Army Band "Pershings Own"
Maj. Vu Q. Nguyen
Combined USAF Band of the Golden West
and ANG Band of the West Coast Concert Bands
Port Hueneme CA
Danh T. Pham
Seogwipo Philharmonic Wind OrchestraJeju Island South Korea
NATIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Conducting—college/university division, 2021
CSUF Wind Symphony
Murray State University Wind Ensemble
CSU San Bernardino Symphonic Band
San Bernardino. CA
Florida State University Chamber Winds
Appalachian Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band
Jamie L. Nix
Schwob Wind Ensemble
T. Andre Feagin
Central Washington University Winds
Ball State Wind Ensemble
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Wind Ensemble
UNM Wind Symphony & Chamber Players
J. Nick Smith
University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble
Butler School of Music- mixed ensembles
Newfield HS Wind Ensemble
Acadian Wind Symphony
University Heights Symphonic Band
University Heights OH
Wharton HS Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band
P. Justin White
Thompson HS Wind Ensemble
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.