University of Texas, Fantasy and Farewell: Music for Viola and Orchestra
Gold Medal Winner - Sara Bareilles
Gold Medal Winner - Ulysses Owens Jr.
Grammy winning percussionist.
Gold Medal Winner - The Sword
Hard rock medal band.
Gold Medal Winner - Steven Isserlis
Acclaimed British cellist.
Gold Medal Winner - Arthur Gottschalk
Composer and professor at Rice University.
Gold Medal Winner - Javier Pérez Garrido
Spanish composer and clarinetist.
Gold Medal Winner - Lake Street Dive
Jazz and soul band.
Gold Medal Winner - Dennis Tini
Composer and professor at Wayne State.
Gold Medal Winner - Baaba Maal
Senegalese singer and guitarist.
Gold Medal Winner - Joe Porter
Composer and vibraphonist.
Silver Medal Winners - Outstanding Achievement ___________________________________________________
Alan Williams, Cinema Voce, original score, is an award-winning composer and conductor with more than 100 motion picture and television credits. LINK
Arthur Gottschalk, Amelia, original score, is a composer/educator of music composition and theory at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music with compositions nearing two hundred mark. LINK
Danny Ursetti, The Quarter for Flute Quintet, creativity/originality, is a composer and conductor with degrees from the California State University, Northridge School of Music. LINK
Dum Dum Girls, Too True, band, is an American rock band formed in 2008 as a bedroom-side project which has since broken into the mainstream with six released recordings to date. LINK
Erik Desiderio, The Four Players: The Soldier, soundtrack television/motion picture, is an award-winning composer who has worked on more than fifty films including seven features. LINK
Giuseppe Devastato (Italy), Romanza: Homage a Mozart, composition, is a pianist and composer recognized by international critics as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation. LINK
Haim, Days Are Gone, album, female-fronted American rock band with roots in folk/R&B with a nineties sound. LINK
Jeff Broadbent, Heroes of Kingdoms, original score, is a composer whose passion for music and sound has been heard around the world in numerous video games, television programs and films. LINK
Jonathan A. Sturm, Fire and Romance, instrumental performance solo, is a Professor of Music History at Iowa State University; and one of the rare musicians who can bring excellence to the complete spectrum of music. LINK
Larry Groupe, 2014 Sochi Olympics: Skating, soundtrack television/motion picture is one of the most versatile composers working today in the entertainment industry. He has an impressive musical résumé in film and television as well as the concert stage. LINK
Mongelli Music, Darker Days, composition, is a composer that creates and performs original piano music with unexpected insight and intensity. LINK
Sanjay Wandrekar (India), Vishwaroop Darshan, listener impact, with his formal training in western classical and jazz, a wealth of experience in Indian classical music and world music. He has now stepped into the world of fusion music. LINK
Stefano Sacchi, Building the Mad Machinery, original score, studied music composition at Istituto Musicale “G. Donizetti“ in Bergamo and at the Conservatorio di Musica “G.Verdi” in Milano. LINK
Tyler Goodrich White - University of Nebraska at Lincoln, O Pioneers, composition, is an American composer, music educator, musicologist, conductor, violinist and violist. LINK
Valerie June (United Kingdom), Pushing Against a Stone, creativity/originality, is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Her sound encompasses a mixture of folk, blues, gospel, soul, country, Appalachian and bluegrass. LINK
Bronze Medal Winners - Finalist _________________________________________________________________
Aaron Tindall, This is My House, instrumental performance solo and creativity/originality is the instructor of tuba and euphonium. LINK
Courtney Barnett (Australia), Sea of Split Peas, band, is a Melbourne-based guitar player, singer and songwriter. LINK
Darryl Gonzales, If I Ever, song, is a Hawaiian musician and live performer who comes from a family noted of musicians. LINK
Erik Desiderio, The Four Players: The Soldier, composition; and The Four Players: The Fixer, original score, is a noted. LINK
FKA Twigs (United Kingdom), Water Me, innovation in sound, is a fascinating female, British musician and dancer.LINK
Giuseppe Devastato (Italy), The Neapolitan Masters, album, is a pianist and composer recognized by international critics. LINK
Javier Pérez Garrido (Spain), Fanfarria, Op. 50, composition, is a Spanish composer, conductor, clarinetist and music teacher. LINK
Jeff Broadbent, Lego Legends of Chima Online, video game music, is a composer with tremendous passion for music and sound. LINK
Joe Porter (Canada), The Traveling Carnival: Concerto for Vibraphone, composition, is a highly skilled percussionist. LINK
Joel Douek, Elik Alvarez & Freddy Sheinfeld, Galapagos 3D, soundtrack television/motion picture; & Micro Monsters 3D, original score. LINK
Jonathan A. Sturm, Fire and Romance, music video, is a Professor of Music History at Iowa State University. LINK
Larry Groupe, Trondheim Theme, composition; & Dream Cinema, original score, is one of the most versatile composers working today. LINK
Little Miracles Music, Why Do Ducks Have Webby Toes?, children’s recordings, represents a fresh approach to original kid’s music. LINK
Nicolas Repetto, Honor: From the film Ode in Blood, soundtrack television/motion picture, is a film scorer, mentor and composer. LINK
Perfect Pussy, Say Yes to Love, is an American punk band. LINK
Stefano Sacchi, Pancho's Charge, original score, by a very talented composer and musician. LINK
Queen City Jazz Band, Flyin' with the Queen City Jazz Band, album. LINK