Please join me in congratulating the winners of this year’s SCI/ASCAP Student Commissioning Competition. As is always the case, the quality of works submitted was exceptional and the decisions were not easy! Thank you to all who submitted and all who served as judges.
Bin Li, Autobahn Beyond for Chamber Orchestra
Duncan Schouten, Leviathan for Chamber Orchestra
Region 1: Duncan Schouten, Leviathan for Chamber Orchestra
Alternate: Steven Kowaleski, Between Black and White, for string quartet
Region 2: John Liberatore, Hold Back Thy Hours tenor and chamber orchestra
Alternate: Jessica Rudman, First Praise, mixed sextet
Region 3: Andrew Austin, Medusa, soprano solo and chamber orchestra
Alternate: Daniel Temkin, Myths and Legends, string septet
Region 4: David Garner Forward Still, chamber ensemble and soprano
Alternate: Richard Yates Imagined Music, small chamber orchestra
Region 5E: Bin Li, Autobahn Beyond for Chamber Orchestra
Alternate: Jun Yi Chow, Dialogue, for pipa and western ensemble
Region 5W: Luke Flynn, Beneath the Wave, SATB divisi a cappella
Alternate Alex Stephenson, In the Silent Dark, song cycle with small chamber ensemble
Region 6: Ethan Greene, Lissajous, live electronics, vibraphone
Alternate: Christopher Ozley, Detour, wind ensemble
Region 7: Ryan Fiegl, Open — Through — Shut, small chamber ensemble
Alternate: Arash Majd, Strenuus, string quartet and tabla
Region 8: Andrew Ly, TAC by Moonlight, pianist and two percussionists
Alternate: Jonathan Metz, Polarities, solo piano
Also, our most humble thanks to Anne Kilstofte for coordinating this wonderful opportunity and making this run smoothly.
And to all our judges: Janice Misurell-Mitchell; Frank Felice; Craig Weston; Glenn Hackbarth; Sally Reid; Randall Davidson; Carolyn Bremer; and Paul Siskind, a huge thanks for volunteering your time and energy!