Sinta Quartet National Composition Competition - 2020!


Gala Flagello: Dabble

Aaron Siebert-Castiñeira: The Sobbing of the Phoenix



Erin Busch: Two Winter Scenes, Movement II

Neal Endicott: Saxophone Quartet no. 2 “Quarantet”

Connor Johnson: Scenes Unseen

Kyle Rieger: The Bluegrass is Greener...

Randy Stagich: Impressions

Click HERE to learn more about our 2 winners!

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)

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.