Josephson Wins ACB Young Composers Composition Contest


Josephson Wins ACB Young Composers Composition Contest

 

Louis A. Josephson, 15, of West Windsor NJ is the winning composer of the 2016-17 Association of Concert Bands Young Composers Composition Contest. Josephson is a student at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South. Josephson's piece titled "Electricity" will be premiered by the 2017 Association of Concert Bands Convention Band on Saturday May 6, 2017 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Colonel Larry Lang commander and conductor of the United States Air Force Band will be conducting the piece. Entries came from 4 countries and and all over the United States with composers aged 13-27. When it came to "Electricity" one of the judges had this to say “Of all the pieces I listened to, 'Electricity' was the one piece that made me think - 'Dang, I wish I had written this.

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