Michael Kerschner / Artistic Director

Composers Competition

Since the spring of 2001, YNYC has commissioned more than thirty new works from rising stars in the choral world. We have given these works world premieres, and awarded more than $20,000 in prizes.

We are pleased to announce the winner of our 13th Annual Competition for Young Composers and the $1,000 Nathan Davis Prize in Composition: Alexander Campkin!
And congratulations to our finalists Grace Ann Lee and
Andrey Stolyarov, who will receive $500 each!

These three finalists were commissioned to compose an original work premiered by YNYC at our June 2017 concert Story Time.

Applications for the 2017-2018 YNYC Competition for Young Composers are now open! Click here for more information or to apply.

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