Austin Symphony to feature eight young composers in annual concert

Posted on: May 7, 2018

On June 16, the Austin Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Sarah and Ernest Butler Texas Young Composers Concert of music by composers 18 years old or younger from around the state. Music Director Peter Bay will conduct the orchestra in music by this year’s eight winners: Harrison Collins’ Ecstatic Noise; Ayden Machajewski’s Nexus; Tanner Walterman’s Insidious; David Schuler’s Unchartered Seas; Catherine Hoelscher’s Memories of a Summer Evening; Ethan Dintzner’s Concerto in D-flat; Julian Falco’s Prism Skyline; and Amy Gravell’s In This Moment. Composers receive prizes ranging from $500 to $3,000. The competition is open to students who submit full, original orchestral compositions of five to seven minutes in length.

Posted May 7, 2018