Our 2020 Composition Festival results are in! We want to thank our judge Wynn-Anne Rossi for working with our students this year, as well as the teachers and students who worked hard to submit entries!
Wynn-Anne Rossi is a renowned composer with vibrant educational outreach. Her compositions have inspired audiences across the United States and around the world. She has over 100 publications, primarily for piano, which are widely distributed online and in music stores. Her repertoire also includes works for vocal and chamber groups, concert band and orchestra. You can find her complete biography here.
Congratulations to all the participants and teachers on their hard work, and special congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions!
Composition Festival Results
Division 1: Kingergarten - Grade 2
Sad Face by Katerina Garty, student of Lydia Matthews - Winner
Division 2: Grades 3-5
Day and Night by Giuliana Miller, student of Lydia Matthews - Winner
Witches by Ena Formolo, student of Jenni Hogan - Honorable Mention
Division 3: Grades 6-8
The Duchess' Ballroom by Grace Schultz, student of Tricia Marton - Winner
The Storm's Arrival by Avery Harmes, student of Jenni Hogan - Honorable Mention
Summer Wagon Ride by Abbi Heinen, student of Shelba DeMaster - Honorable Mention
Division 4: Grades 9-12
A Deep Breath by Mario Truong, student of Pru Palecek - Winner
Sledding by George Phillips, student of Tricia Marton - Honorable Mention
Division 6: Collegiate Musicians and Music Teachers
Storm Chasers by Lydia Matthews - Winner
Go Forth in the Dance by Marlene Wondergem - Honorable Mention
Division 5: Adult
Sabato Cafe by John Balma, Jr., student of Beverly Mark - Winner
Chroma's Color Orchestra by Grace Heine, student of Beverly Mark - Honorable Mention
Daryl and the Printer by Julie Ruh, student of Beverly Mark - Honorable Mention