American Prize Recognizes ACB Members in 2023 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 February 17, 2023 National semi-finalists: COMPOSERS (choral division) were announced.  One of our members was recognized.

  • Edward D. Messerschmidt, Poughkeepsie NY ~ Safe Till Tomorrow


On January 31, 2023, NATIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS: The American Prize in Composition—music for orchestra (professional division) were announced.  One of our members was recognized.

  • Jesse Ayers, Canton OH ~ Shinkansen