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Announcement: The American Prize in Choral Composition, 2014
  2014 winners of The American Prize in Composition, in the areas of choral, orchestral, band, theater, and chamber music, have been announced. Please follow the links below to read of the winners and runners-up.   There are many familiar names here, and many fine composers.The American Priz...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize in Composition, 2014 winners
Dear Colleagues, It looks as though I have not yet posted the 2014 winners of The American Prize in Composition in the various categories. Bravo! Many familiar here, and many fine composers. I encourage you, as always, to click the links and check their stats. Conductor and ensemble winners have als...
Announcement: The American Prize annouces finalists in Choral Performance and Conducting
  The American Prize has selected finalists in the areas of choral performance and choral conducting for 2014. You can see who is in the running to win this year's prizes by clicking on the links below, where other finalists (in orchestra, band, opera and music theater) can also be found.   ...
Announcement: FINALISTS for The American Prize in Composition, 2014
  We at TAP are so happy to provide links to the lists of finalists for The American Prize in Composition, 2014. There are some familiar names here, and evidence of a great deal of excellent music in a variety of styles. There is a great deal more to say about the variety and vitality of America...
Community Forum Post: FINALISTS for The American Prize in Compostion, 2014
Dear Friends, I am so happy to provide links to the lists of finalists for The American Prize in Composition, 2014. There are some familiar names here, and evidence of a great deal of excellent music in a variety of styles. There is a great deal more to say about the variety and vitality of American...
Announcement: The American Prize in Choral Composition, 2014 Semi-Finalists
  Dear Choral Professionals:   Later this week, The American Prize office will begin to publish finalists in its 2014 composition contests in chamber, orchestral, choral, band and theater music. Before they do, I wanted to share links to the extensive list of choral composer semi-finalists. M...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize in Choral Composition, 2014 semi-finaliists
Dear Colleagues,   Later this week, The American Prize office will begin to publish finalists in its 2014 composition contests in chamber, orchestral, choral, band and theater music. Before they do, I wanted to share the link to the extensive list of choral composer semi-finalists. Many names fa...
Announcement: THE AMERICAN PRIZE for CHORAL CONDUCTORS, ENSEMBLES: DEADLINE April 7th
For immediate release: March 17, 2014 Contact: David Katz, chief judge of The American Prize, telephone: 203 746-2694 email: theamericanprz@aol.com, theamericanprize@gmail.comwww.theamericanprize.org   THE AMERICAN PRIZE 2014 APPLICATION DEADLINE is APRIL 7   COMPETITIONS for ORCHESTRAS, CH...
Announcement: The American Prize deadline extended to February 25, 2014
  Dear Colleagues,   Thank you to the many choral composers nationwide who have submitted works to The American Prize in Composition, 2014. Just a reminder that the postmark deadline has been extended to February 25, 2014 for those who need more time to prepare their materials. There are sep...
Community Forum Post: TAP deadline extended to February 25, 2014
  Dear Colleagues,   Thank you to the many choral composers who have submitted works to The American Prize in Composition, 2014. Just a reminder that the postmark deadline has been extended to February 25, 2014 for those who need more time to prepare their materials.   You can find a great...
Announcement: The American Prize in Choral Composition, 2014
If you're a composer, or teach composition, you and your students have recordings.     The American Prize wants to hear them. The American Prize judges works that have already been performed.     Since 2010, The American Prize has provided evaluation, recognition and reward to America’...
Community Forum Post: 2013 The American Prize winners
Friends,   It looks like I never posted the winners of the 2013 composer contests to the forum. Here is a link to the winners pages of last year's outstanding competition. Some very familiar names to forum readers here. Bravo to all!   http://www.theamericanprize.org/compwinners2012.html   ...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize in Choral Composition, 2014
Dear Colleagues,   The American Prize has just published a new INVITATION to COMPOSERS about the 2014 contests, which close in February. In addition to competitions for composers of choral, band, orchestral and chamber music, there is a new contest this year for composers of works for music theat...
Announcement: The American Prize composer contest information has been updated for 2014
  Dear Colleagues,   Just a quick announcement to all that 2014 composer competition information has now been updated on The American Prize website, with the postmark deadline of Thursday, February 13, 2014. In addition to contests for composers of works for chorus, orchestra, band, and cham...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize 2014 composer information has been updated
Dear Colleagues,   Just a quick announcement to all that 2014 composer competition information has now been updated on The American Prize website, with the postmark deadline of Thursday, February 13, 2014. In addition to contests for composers of works for orchestra, chorus, band, and chamber ens...
Announcement: The American Prize-winning CHORAL CONDUCTORS, 2013
  The American Prize  is pleased to announce the CONDUCTING winner and runners-up for 2013 in the choral category. Congratulations!   To learn more about The American Prize, the national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts, please visit our website: www.theamericanprize.org To recei...
Announcement: The American Prize-winning CHORUSES, 2013
The American Prize is pleased to announce 2013 winning CHORUSES, runners-up and citation recipients. Congratulations! Information about 2014 competitions will be posted soon to our website: www.theamericanprize.org    The American Prize in Choral Performance—college/university chorusThe American...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize winner composer Jonathan Santore on NHPR
Dear Colleagues,   Jonathan Santore, The American Prize first place winner in choral composition, 2013, was profiled on New Hampshire Public Radio this week as a result of his win. I wanted to share the links with the community and invite you to also visit The American Prize facebook page, where ...
Announcement: The American Prize conductor and ensemble finalists, 2013
The American Prize national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts has recently announced finalist conductors and ensembles for 2013, including many fine choruses and choral conductors. Here are the links to the blog posts:CONDUCTORS http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2013/07/conductor-fina...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize conductor & ensemble finalists, 2013
Dear Colleagues, The American Prize has recently announced finalist conductors and ensembles for 2013, including many fine choruses and choral conductors, a number of whom have featured works by composers on this forum. Here are the links to the blog posts: CONDUCTORS http://theamericanprize.blogspo...
Announcement: The American Prize in Composition—choral winners and runners-up, 2013
The American Prize is honored to announce the winners and runners-up of The American Prize in Composition: Choral Division, 2013.  Complete listings of finalists and semi-finalists in The American Prize competitions may be found elsewhere on our blog.  http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/   ...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize in Composition—Choral winners, runners-up for 2013
Dear Colleagues,     The American Prize is honored to announce the winners and runners-up of The American Prize in Composition: Choral Division, 2013.  Complete listings of finalists and semi-finalists in The American Prize competitions may be found elsewhere on our blog.  http://theamer...
Announcement: The American Prize link to CHORAL COMPOSITION finalists
  The American Prize just updated the listing of choral composition finalists on its blog. It can be found here:   The American Prize FINALIST COMPOSERS, 2013: CHORAL MUSIC http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2013/06/finalist-composers-choral-professional.html   Finalists in orchestra, ...
Announcement: The American Prize 2013 FINALISTS in Choral Composition
  The American Prize national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts is pleased to announced FINALISTS in the area of choral composition for 2013.   Complete information about TAP can be found on the website http://www.theamericanprize.org/, where news of 2014 contests will be posted ...
Community Forum Post: AGEISM in COMPOSER OPPORTUNITIES
Colleagues,   An article at NewMusicBox about agemism in composer opportunities has been generating a great deal of comment on some other forums I frequent. I wished to share it with the choral composer community, in case you may not have seen it:   http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/ageism-i...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize Choral Composer Finalists, 2013
Dear Colleagues,   The American Prize national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts is pleased to announced FINALISTS in the area of choral composition for 2013.   Complete information about TAP can be found on the website http://www.theamericanprize.org/, where information about 201...
Community Forum Post: Choral Composer semi-finalists for The American Prize, 2013
Dear Colleagues,   The American Prize has picked 2013 semi-finalists for their annual prize in choral composition...congrats to all. Finalists will be selected later in April, winners in May.  2014 competition information will go live to the site (www.theamericanprize.org) in July.   Addition...
Announcement: The American Prize for Choral Conductors, Ensembles: final 2013 postmark deadine April 4.
The final 2013 postmark deadline for The American Prize for conductors and ensembles is: Thursday, April 4, 2013.   Complete information, including requirements, application forms, bios of judges, and listings of previous winners, may be found on the website: on the website: http://www.thea...
Announcement: THE AMERICAN PRIZE for CHORAL CONDUCTORS & THEIR ENSEMBLES: deadlines & extensions
CHORAL CONDUCTOR & ENSEMBLE deadlines approaching, extensions available for conductors, and their choruses at the professional, community, college/university, and high school levels. The original postmark deadline for The American Prize, 2013, for conductors and their ensembles is Monday, ...
Announcement: REMINDER: The American Prize in Composition (choral), deadlines and extensions
  Just a reminder that the postmark deadline for The American Prize in Composition, 2013 is this Thursday, February 14, 2013, with extensions available until Monday, February 25th for those who need more time and request it by email: theamericanprize@gmail.com Contests this year include tho...
Community Forum Post: REMINDER: The American Prize in Composition (choral), deadlines and extensions
Dear Colleagues and Friends,   Just a reminder that the postmark deadline for The American Prize in Composition, 2013 is this Thursday, February 14, 2013, with extensions available until Monday, February 25th for those who need more time and request it by email: theamericanprize@gmail.com Co...
Announcement: The American Prize deadline for choral composers, more, is February 14
  The American Prize, the national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts, announces an extended the deadline for its composition, vocal and piano contests to Thursday, February 14, 2013. Complete information on the website: www.theamericanprize.org ? Contests for Individual Artis...
Community Forum Post: Praise to the forum and thanks re: The American Prize—new & improved
Dear Colleagues, Each day, I follow the conversations on this forum delighted with the level of civility, cooperation and collaboration always in evidence—not to mention the impressive list of performances, commissions and recordings enthusiastically shared. Bravo to Jack and to all who make t...
Announcement: The American Prize Choral Winners, 2012
Dear Colleagues,   In completing year-end clean up in our office, we seem to have not posted the winners of The American Prize in Choral Music and Conducting 2012 directly to ChoralNet. We are pleased to share them with you. Complete lists of winners and runners-up from previous years are ava...
Announcement: The American Prize for Choral Ensembles & Conductors, 2013
  The American Prize, the national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts, is pleased to announce its 2013 series of contests for individual artists and performing ensembles. Complete information, including application forms and profiles of former winners, may be found on the website....
Community Forum Post: Newtown
Colleagues and Friends,   Please excuse the off-topic post.Yesterday, we experienced a tremendous national tragedy on our doorstep. We weep for the children and the parents, for colleagues and friends, for the living and dead. Everyone not killed is wounded. The futility, the waste, brought ...
Announcement: The American Prize in Composition, 2013
  Information about the 2013 composition contests of The American Prize have been posted to the website: http://www.theamericanprize.org/composition.html   In addition to competitions in choral music and orchestral music, there are new categories this year for band or w...
Community Forum Post: The American Prize in Composition, 2013
Dear Colleagues, Information about the 2013 composition contests of The American Prize have been posted to the website: http://www.theamericanprize.org/composition.html In addition to competitions in choral music and orchestral music, there are new categories this year for band or wind ensemble ...
Announcement: THE AMERICAN PRIZE choral ensemble & conducting finalists, 2012
The American Prize national competitions in the performing arts is pleased to announce CHORAL ENSEMBLE and CONDUCTING FINALISTS for 2012. Congratulations! For more about The American Prize, please visit www.theamericanprize.org Information about 2013 contests will be published later this summer. ***...
Announcement: Winners of The American Prize in Composition (choral) 2012
  Dear Colleagues, Here is the list of winners and runners-up for The American Prize in Composition for 2012. The link below takes you to the official posting, which includes bios and photos of the composers.http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2012/05/winners-in-choral-composition-2012.htm...
Comment: Re: Greg Bartholomew CCMC ChoralNet Composer of the Month, April 2012
Dear Jack and Choral Colleagues,   Thanks for hosting a terrific community, Jack. I wanted to share some news from The American Prize relevant to readers... Within about a week, The American Prize will announce the winners of The American Prize in Composition for 2012....
Announcement: The American Prize in Composition update
Dear Colleagues, Within about a week, The American Prize will announce the winners of The American Prize in Composition for 2012. We await input from several judges. Before we make the announcement, I wanted to send congratulations once again to all the 2012 finalists in the choral division fo...
Announcement: FINALISTS for The American Prize in COMPOSITION
  Dear Colleagues, The American Prize has announced the finalists for The American Prize in Composition, 2012, in both the choral and orchestral divisions. Here are the links to the announcements on our blog.http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2012/04/composer-finalists-orchestra-2012.htm...
Announcement: THE AMERICAN PRIZE deadline extended to April 2nd for conductors, ensembles
THE AMERICAN PRIZE Postmark DEADLINE for CONDUCTORS, ENSEMBLES extended to April 2nd (click here to view announcement details)   To allow more time for conductors and ensembles who may have just heard of The American Prize, or those who may wish to include their most rec...
Announcement: Postmark DEADLINE for CONDUCTORS, ENSEMBLES extended to April 2nd
Postmark DEADLINE for CONDUCTORS, ENSEMBLES extended to April 2nd   To allow more time for conductors and ensembles who may have just heard of The American Prize, or those who may wish to include their most recently-performed winter concerts with their materials, we have extended ...
Announcement: The American Prize Questions and Answers for Conductors
  Colleagues,The American Prize competition has received a number of questions from conductors concerning recordings, ensemble participation and what to include on the tape. We've generalized the questions and posted the answers to our blog. Here is the link: http://theamericanprize.blogspo...
Announcement: The American Prize for Choruses and Conductors, Deadline March 15, 2012
  The American Prize, a series of new, national non-profit competitions in the performing arts, provides reward, expert evaluation and recognition to the finest conductors and ensembles in America at the professional, college/university, community and high school levels. Postmark deadline i...
Announcement: The American Prize deadline extension for CHORAL COMPOSERS
Dear Friends,By request from several applicants who just heard of the contests, The American Prize has extended the postmark deadline for composers, vocalists and pianists to Monday, February 6, 2012 to accommodate those who need a little more time to complete their applications. (We have alrea...
Concert: THE AMERICAN PRIZE-winning CHORUS performs at WHITE HOUSE Tuesday
Monday, December 19, 2011 THE AMERICAN PRIZE-winning CHORUS performs at WHITE HOUSE Tuesday   The New World Singers, winner in 2010 of The American Prize in Choral Performance in the youth choir division, performs at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning.  ...
Announcement: The American Prize in Composition: a quick update
Dear Colleagues, With about six weeks to go before the postmark deadline for applications, The American Prize in Composition has already attracted more contestants this year than last. Most are professional composers, with choral entries (especially choral/orchestral works) having the edge, at th...