ASCAP Young Composer Awards go to seventeen U.S. composers

Posted on: April 19, 2018

Seventeen U.S. composers up to age 30 have been announced as “recipients of the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards,” writes Frank Oteri in Tuesday’s (4/17) NewMusicBox. The composers will receive cash prizes and “be recognized at an ASCAP event later this year. Below are details for … the award-winning composers and the works for which they were chosen.… Oren Boneh (Lug); Theophilus Chandler (Songs from Brooches); Frazar B. Henry (In Exordium); Molly Joyce (Over and Under); Mayumi Kimura Meguro (Hana o Tobashite); Alexis C. Lamb (Meia for berimbau); Bo Li (Encirclement); Piyawat Louilarpprasert (Particle Odyssey); Charles Meenaghan (Klepsýdra); Shashaank Narayanan (Percussion Evoluzione); Charles Peck (Vinyl); Peter S. Shin (Screaming Shapes); Aferdian Stephens (Trio); Tina Tallon (luscinia); Felipe Tovar-Henao (La Mirada del Ouroboros); Max Vinetz (Allemande); Alex Weiser (and all of the days were purple)…. Works are selected through a juried national competition…. This year’s Morton Gould Young Composer Awards composer/judges were: Du Yun, Daniel Felsenfeld, Joel Hoffman, Lowell Liebermann, Tamar Muskal, Alvin Singleton, and Edward Smaldone.”

Posted April 19, 2018