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Creation Multimedia Oratorio wins IAWM New Genre Prize 2011

My multimedia oratorio Creation won the New Genre Prize from the International Alliance for Women in Music . Creation, prem iered by the Millikin University Women's Choir and Millikin University Percussion Ensemble (directed by Brian Justison), conducted by the talented Micha el Engelhardt, had its first performance in Decatur, Illinois in 2011. Creation was commissioned by the Millikin University Women's Choir and partially funded by the Kentucky Foundation for Women 's Artist Enrichment Grant. I could never have completed the work without the amazing support of each of these ensembles and organizations! Read more about the IAWM Search for New Music Competition: Recently the Komodo Dragon Show in Canada showcased Creation as part of a musical series on world music, and the a video version of Movement 1 "Formado en un Lugar Secreto" was played at the MSU New Music Concert. Currently the score for Cre

Press Release IAWM Search for New Music Winners!

Winners of the Search for New Music by Women Composers 2011 From the International Alliance for Women in Music: Theodore Front Prize - (minimum age 22) Chamber and Orchestral works: Winner: Julia Adolphe of Los Angeles, CA, "Between the Accidental" for string quartet Honorable Mentions: Andrea L. Reinkemeyer of Ann Arbor, MI, "Wild Silk" for baritone saxophone, percussion and piano Sky Macklay of Memphis, TN, "Before There Was Backspace There Was No Going Back" for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, and amplified electric typewriter Miriam Gideon Prize - (minimum age 50) Solo Voice and up to 5 Instruments: Winner: Anne Kilstofte of Arizona for "String Quartet No. 2, Songs of the Night Wind" for baritone voice and string quartet Honorable Mentions: Cynthia Folio of Pennsylvania for "Two Songs on Poems of Stephen Dunn" for soprano, flute and viola Alice Shields of N