Contest Chair, writes to announce that the 2006 International Trumpet Guild Composition Contest committee has come to the following decision:
- First Prize: Nobody Move by Sam Stalos of Dallas, Texas
- Second Prize: Yearnings of Prophets by Daniel Thrower of Phoenix, Arizona
The category of composition for this year's competition was solo trumpet with choir. There were a total of sixteen compositions submitted by composers from the United States, England, Belgium, Sweden, and Canada.
Judges for this competition were:
- John Aley, Professor of Trumpet, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Wiff Rudd, Professor of Trumpet, Baylor University
- Michael Marcades, Director of Choral Activities, Columbus State University, Georgia
The two award-winning compositions will be premiered at the 2006 ITG Conference at Rowan University.
Websites & email link:
Email Sam Stalos:
bnh at bnh.net
Daniel Thrower at Eighth Note publications
Source: Richard Rulli, Chair, ITG
2006 Composition Contest Committee