Nurturing choral music as a living, evolving art is central to Cerddorion’s mission. In 2012 we launched our annual Emerging Composers Competition to foster the creation and performance of new works for mixed chorus.
For our seventh Competition, we had our largest-ever pool of entries – 32 compositions from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. Cerddorion is delighted to announce the winners:
First Place: “Lève-toi, et viens” – Karen Lemon (Sydney, Australia)
Second Place: “Ave Maria” – Jordan Andrew Davis (San Diego)
Honorable Mention: “The Fair-hair’d Girl” – Martin Sedek (New York)
Cerddorion will perform all three compositions on our upcoming program, Timeless Muse.
2013: Dominick DiOrio (1st prize; no other prizes awarded)