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BTS announce award winners

The British Trombone Society has announced the winners of its 2012 Composer's Competition.

 

The British Trombone Society Executive Board has announced the winners of its 2012 Composers' Competition.

All the winning entries will be performed at BTS events during the next 12 months including the Black Dyke Band Festival, and will be submitted to Warwick Music for possible publication.

Very high

Judges, Professor Philip Wilby, Dan Jenkins, Andrea Price and Brett Baker himself told 4RBR that they standard of compositions was in their opinion, ‘very high’.

Judges, Professor Philip Wilby, Dan Jenkins, Andrea Price and Brett Baker told 4BR that they standard of compositions was in their opinion, very high4BR

Winners:

Unaccompanied Trombone Solo:

Tartarian Psalm, by Mark Oliveiro (USA)
Pathways, by John Dutton (UK)

Concerto:

Concerto, by Todd Goodman (USA)

Trombone and Piano:

Darkness Visible, by Iestyn Harding (UK), for bass trombone and piano
The Bells Toll, by Vahan Salorian (UK) for tenor trombone and piano

Trombone and Band:

Paragraph, by Dr Augusta Cecconi-Bates (USA)
Concerto, by Steve Watkins (UK)

Quartet (Senior):

Canons and Chorale, by Kevin Fenner (Australia)
Play in Variants, by Paul J Rudoi (USA)



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