SEAMUS is pleased to announce the winner of the Allen Strange Memorial Award and finalists for the ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission:
Winner of the 2017 Allen Strange Memorial Award:
Hunter Brown, Bicorporal
The Allen Strange Memorial Award, named for our friend and colleague Allen Strange (1943-2008), is an annual award to celebrate the best undergraduate or high school electro-acoustic composition. Each year the winner receives a cash prize of $250 and recognition at the SEAMUS National Conference.
2017 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Finalists:
Andrew Babcock, Ventriloquy
Sangwon Lee, Rollyphony
Timothy Page, Curl
Michael Smith, Ictus
The ASCAP/SEAMUS student composer commissioning program encourages young composers to pursue creative endeavors in electro-acoustic music as well as student participation in SEAMUS activities. The program is administered by SEAMUS and funded by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). The first and second prize commission winners will be announced at the 2017 SEAMUS National Conference banquet.
Thank you to this year’s judges:
Chin Ting Chan