5th Annual Sarah and Ernest Butler Austin Symphony Texas Young Composers Competition and Concert




2014-2015 Sarah and Ernest Butler Austin Symphony Texas Young Composers Winners Announced!


Austin Ali – Blissful Nightmares* (1st prize, $3,000 scholarship.) Plano, TX
Alan Mackwell – Uncompahgre (2nd prize, $2,000 scholarship) Houston, TX
Timothy Dow – Spring – (3rd prize, $1,000 scholarship) Huntington, TX
Jeong Min Yoon – A Child’s Dream – ($500 scholarship) Austin, TX
Collin Cartwright – 3arth – ($500 scholarship) Houston, TX
Jacob Wohleb – Luminescence – ($500 scholarship) Austin, TX
Maximillien Hein – Intenso y Tango – ($500 scholarship) Cedar Park, TX
Sophie Mathieu – Somnium – ($500 scholarship) Austin, TX
Daniel Miller – The Steadfast Tin Soldier – ($500 scholarship) Woodlands, TX

*This work will also be performed in January 2015 as part of the ASO High School Tour


The Austin Symphony invited young Texas composers, ages 18 & younger, to participate in the ASO’s 5th Annual Sarah and Ernest Butler Austin Symphony Texas Young Composers Competition. Interested students submitted one full original (not an arrangement) orchestral composition 7 minutes or less in length. Works used standard orchestral instrumentation and normal doublings: Flutes (Piccolo), Oboes (English Horn), Clarinets (Bass Clarinet), Bassoons (Contra), Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion, Harp, Piano and Strings. Works may not have been previously performed, recorded or published professionally.

Performance information for the Sarah & Ernest Butler Texas Young Composers Concert can be found here

The Austin Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to declare that a winner does not exist if the entry requirements and the musical standards are not fulfilled.

For additional information, contact:

Anthony J. Corroa, Executive Director
Austin Symphony Orchestra
1101 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-6064
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