American Prize Recognizes ACB Members in 2021 Awards Year

From The American Prize Blog:

"The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States at the professional, college/university, church, community and secondary school levels. Administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Danbury, Connecticut, The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually. The competitions of The American Prize are open to all U.S. citizens, whether living in this country or abroad, and to others currently living, working and/or studying in the United States of America, its protectorates and territories." 

 

On March 2, 2021 Semi-finalists: The American Prize for Conductors (band/wind ensemble) were announced.  Two of our members were recognized in the community & school division.

  • Gerald Guilbeaux, Acadian Wind Symphony - Lafayette LA
  • Matthew Salvaggio, University Heights Symphonic Band - University Heights OH

On  January 26, 2021 Semi-finalists for The American Prize for Composers- band/wind ensemble were announced. One of our members was recognized for the professional division.

  • Edward (Ted) David Messerschmidt from Poughkeepsie NY for Symphony for Band: Beyond the Elusive Dream

On  January 15, 2021 Semi-finalists for The American Prize for Composers - pops/light music were announced. One of our members was recognized for the professional division.

  • Edward (Ted) David Messerschmidt from Poughkeepsie NY for The Source Revisited     

Last Updated  March 4, 2021