AME Annual Composition Competition: Past Winners

AME is one of the brightest spots on the New York musical horizon!!!
— John Eaton, Composer, MacArthur Fellow, Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago
AME performs with skill and sensibility almost bordering on magic. This is civilization at its finest.
— Alejandro Rutty, Composer, 2012 Professional Category Winner

2014 Ninth ANNUAL COMPETITION WINNERS

Tier III (Professional) (All Ages)

Tier II (Emerging) (18-35)

Tier I (Young Artist) (22 and Under)

2013 Eighth Annual Competition Winners

Tier III (Professional) (All Ages)

Tier II (Emerging) (18-35)

Tier I (Young Artist) (22 and Under)

  • Winner: Katherine Balch - Triple Point
  • Honorable Mention: Molly Joyce - Parade
  • Honorable Mention: Brendan McMullen - Seven Cicadas

2012 Seventh Annual Competition Winners

Tier III (Professional) (All Ages)

Tier II (Emerging) (Ages 18-35)

Tier I (Young Artist) (Age 22 and Under)

Past Winners*: 2011 and Earlier

*Composers who won prior to 2012 are now considered winners in the Tier II category, as these competitions were restricted to composer age 18-35.