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The Green Dot National Composition Competition

This is to let you know that Walli De Pue, Sr., just won the N.W. portion of The Green Dot Composition Competition for violin and piano.  He is on one FANTASTIC ride, having won three important competitions in about three months.  On August 23, Vanessa Porter, violinist, will premiere Suite America in Reno, Nevada!
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on July 2, 2014 9:10am
Wow, many congratulations, sir!
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on July 2, 2014 9:13am
Fantastic, Walli!! Congratulations!!!
 
on July 2, 2014 9:25am
congrats!
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on July 2, 2014 12:15pm
I think you must take heart: you've made it, Walli.   Have you changed anything in your compositional style in the last ten years?   I remember you having said you were Jennifer Higdon's first teacher ...
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on July 2, 2014 1:45pm
Hi Gordon!
 
It was very kind of you to write this.  THANK YOU.
on July 2, 2014 1:46pm
THANK YOU for your kudos, Dennis.
on July 2, 2014 1:46pm
Thanks, Rich!
on July 2, 2014 1:51pm
What IS making it, William?  Could it be having incredibly good luck? 
 
Although Jenny was once a student of mine, she could probably teach me a great deal today.  YOU are a fine composer and you have a lot of time left to prove it.  Don't forget to write!
on July 2, 2014 1:53pm
Please forgive me, Dianna.  I meant to write your first name while I was looking at your last name.  Oy vey.
on July 2, 2014 2:16pm
You make me laugh, Walli - and you are not the first person to do that, believe me! Or they combine the two and call me Denise - which started with my 2nd-5th grade art teacher (and that was a LONG time ago!)
 
Again, Kudos!! :)
on July 2, 2014 2:40pm
I'm glad that I make you laugh, Dianna.  Laughter will make you live much longer.  Practice it daily.
on July 2, 2014 2:52pm
Congratulations, Walli–  you've done it again!
 
Donald
on July 2, 2014 3:20pm
Hi Donald!
 
Thank you for your message.  This whole "ride" began with the C7 Competition for Choral Music.  It was my first International
win in 40 years; then came the Boston Opera International Competition; now The Green Dot International Contest!  I intend to
buy a lottery ticket ASAP!  LUCK runs in streaks.
on July 2, 2014 6:05pm
Great job! Congratulations.
on July 2, 2014 11:55pm
Congratulations, Walli!  Well done!  Wishing you another 40 years of good luck!!
on July 3, 2014 6:16am
Thank you for your kind message, Michael.  Have a GREAT Fourth of July!
 
 
on July 3, 2014 6:19am
Hi Adrienne!
 
Your kudos is much appreciated.  In another 40 years, I may finish engraving my grand opera, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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