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 12th Annual Competition for Young Composers and the $1,000 Nathan Davis Prize in Composition: Connor Koppin!
Connor Koppin
And congratulations to our finalists Dale Trumbore and Matthew Recio, who will receive $500 each!

These three finalists were commissioned to compose an original work premiered by YNYC at our June 2015 concert Multitudes.

Applications for the 2016-2017 YNYC Competition for Young Composers are now closed. Check back in April of 2017 to apply for the 2017-2018 cycle.

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