Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2020 SCI/ASCAP Student Composition Commission competition:
Stephen Karukas is the winner in the undergraduate/high school level, for his piece It flows, for alto saxophone and marimba. He just graduated with a BM in composition and percussion performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Here is a link to a performance of his composition.
The high school/undergraduate award carries with it a $1,000 commission fee, premiere at an SCI conference, and recording in SCI CD Series (if qualifying).
Theo Chandler is our graduate-level winner, for his piece Oboe Concerto, for oboe, 3 percussionists, piano, and strings. Theo is pursuing his DMA at Rice University. Here is a link to a performance of his composition.
The graduate award carries with it a $1,500 commission fee, premiere at an SCI conference, recording in SCI CD Series (if qualifying), and score published in SCI Journal of Music Scores.