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2023 Sinta Quartet 
National Composition Competition Results

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Congratulations to this year's winners!

 

Ryan Galik (left) - If on a Winter's Night

Theodore Strich - The Mind

 

Additional congratulations to 4 runners-up:

Nicole Knorr - what we carry

Wenbin Lyu - Glow

Rain Michael - Business meeting (in an unmarked grave)

Yanchen Ye - Collapsing Dome

 

Stay tuned for more information about our upcoming concert featuring all 6 of these fantastic works.

2020 Winners:


Gala Flagello - "Dabble"
Aaron Siebert-Castiñeira - "The Sobbing of the Phoenix"
 
Pictured: Gala Flagello (left), Aaron Siebert-Castiñeira (right)
Click HERE to learn more about these composers.
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2019 Winners:


Keaton Garrett - "Idling"
Harrison Collins - "Drive"
 
Pictured: Keaton Garrett (left), Harrison Collins (right)

2018 Winners:


Sawyer Denton - "Midnight Run"
Saad Haddad - "Nashwa"
 
Pictured: Saad Haddad (left), Sawyer Denton (right)
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2016/17 Winners:


Richard Chowenhill - "In Solitude I Sit"
Chris Hass - "Volcanic Ash"
 
Pictured: DSQ (always in score order) with Richard Chowenhill (center left with the beard) and Chris Hass (center right in between two beards) after the premiere of their pieces at Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor.

2015 Winner:


Zack McDonald - "The Corrupted Sleeper"
 
Pictured: DSQ with composer and saxophonist Zack McDonald after a performance of his winning composition the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University.

2014 Winner:


Joseph Bozich - "Babel"
 
Pictured: DSQ with composer Joseph Bozich after the premiere performance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

2013 Winners:


Natalie Moller - "Phantoms"
 
Annika Socolofsky - "Bulgarity"
 
Pictured (L-R): Professor Donald Sinta, Danny, Annika Socolofsky, Joe, Zach, Natalie Moller, Dan. Following the US premiere of their works.
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