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Finalists and prize-winners of 2012 ALEA III International Composition Competition.
Finalists and prize-winners from 1980 to 2011.
The ALEA III International Composition Prize 2011
Left to right: Ketty Nez, Aaron Jay Myers, Ayaz Gambarli, Carlos de Castellarnau, Gregory Fritze, Anthony di Bonaventura, Yuri Mazurkevich, Norbert Palej, André de Quadros, Theodore Antoniou, Robert K. Dodson, Stylianos Dimou, Samuel Headrick, Yehudi Wyner.
Competition 2011 - 29th Edition
- Juan José Bárcenas (Mexico) | Stenographic Figure - for chamber orchestra
- Carlos de Castellarnau (Spain) | Amnios - for ensemble of six players
- Stylianos Dimou (Greece) | String Quartet No. 1
- Ayaz Gambarli (Azerbaijan) Méthode de sens - for ensemble of nine players
- Aaron Jay Myers (USA) | Late Night Banter - for chamber orchestra
- Norbert Palej (Poland) | Divertimento - for chamber orchestra
On October 9, 2011 the above works were premiered under the direction of Theodore Antoniou at Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. The concert started at 7:00 pm. Admission was free.
The ALEA III Prize 2011 (sponsored by Boston University) was awarded to Ayaz Gambarli.
Panel of Judges
- Anthony di Bonaventura | Pianist, Boston University
- Robert K. Dodson | Cellist, Director, School of Music, Boston University
- Gregory Fritze | Composer, Tuba, Chair, Composition Department, Berklee College of Music
- Samuel Headrick | Composer, Boston University
- Yuri Mazurkevich | Violinist, Boston University
- Ketty Nez | Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Boston University
- André de Quadros | Conductor, Music Educator, Human rights activist, Boston University
- Yehudi Wyner | Composer, Pianist, Brandeis University