"WHAT'S on TAP"
The latest NEWS from THE AMERICAN PRIZE

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Updated December 16, 2022

 

 

Applications for the 2022-23 season of The American Prize are now closed.

The website will be updated for the 2023-24 season early in the new year.

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to get advanced notice when the site has been fully updated

for the next contest year.

 

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The American Prize is delighted to announce the renaming of its contest in choral conducting to The Dale Warland Award in Choral Conducting,

celebrating the artistry of one of the greatest choral conductors of his generation.

Click "conducting" in the competitions menu to learn more.

 

 

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Please click on each heading to view general INVITATIONS with basic information about
The American Prize contests—to be updated soon.

 

an invitation to COMPOSERS (PDF)

an invitation to CLASSICAL VOCALISTS (PDF)

an invitation to PIANISTS (PDF)

an invitation to CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES (PDF)


an invitation to ARTS ADMINISTRATORS (MARKETING) (PDF)

an invitation to STAGE DIRECTORS & THEATER COMPANIES (PDF)

an invitation to CONDUCTORS & INSTRUMENTAL & VOCAL ENSEMBLES (PDF)

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SHARON SWEET, Metropolitan Opera dramatic soprano, joins TAP judging panel


GIFT ESTABLISHES VYTAUTAS MARIJOSIUS Programming AWARD in PERPETUITY


WHAT makes THE AMERICAN PRIZE a great CAREER BUILDER?



FOR VOCALISTS:


READ a SAMPLE EVALUATION by JAY WHITE, Chanticleer veteran and distinguished judge of The American Prize


FAMED American soprano BRENDA LEWIS is first DISTINGUISHED JUDGE EMERITUS of The American Prize



FOR COMPOSERS:


COMPOSER's Questions Answered I: What Style of Music is Likely to Win The American Prize


COMPOSER's Questions Answered II: Rights, Recordings and more



FOR PIANISTS:


PIANISTS WEIGH IN on the value of The American Prize



GENERAL:


Chief Judge David Katz RESPONDS to editorial in USA Today about Orchestras, Choruses, music education


THE AMERICAN PRIZE WINNING LINKS:

See some of the many different ways winners share success in the competitions and learn more about The American Prize laureates.


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