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Congratulations to the YWCC 2022 Winners!

 

The Musical Offering proudly announces the winners of the Young Women's Composition Competition 2022 (YWCC). This is an annual competition open to all women, female-identified, and non-binary students ages 12-18 regardless of country. The category for the 2022 competition was music written for string quartet (2 violins, viola, and cello).

We look forward to presenting the winning entries in a live performance at The Musical Offering (Madison Room) on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 7:30pm. This performance will feature Musical Offering faculty members Rachel Brown & Sheila Hanford (violins), Willie McLellan (viola), and Veronica Kolegas (cello). Cash prizes will be awarded at this performance.

Middle School Division (ages 12-14)

1st Prize: Ivy Xu (Fairfax, VA) - After The Storm

2nd Prize: Edith Tamarkin Goble (Berkeley, CA) - Departures

3rd Prize: Mary McDonald (Evanston, IL) - Summer Rainstorm

High School Division (ages 15-18)

1st Prize: Noura Hodhodi (Iran) - Fahkteh (Common Cuckoo)

2nd Prize: Sage Marshall (Evanston, IL) - 33 Seconds and Four Minutes

3rd Prize: Elisa Kain Johnson (Redmond, WA) - We Have Wings

 

The winners concert will be held on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30pm

In-Person & Livestreamed

Level 1 (ages 12-14)

1st Prize: $350
2nd Prize: $250
3rd Prize: $150

Single movement for string quartet (2 violins, viola,
and cello)

Duration: up to 5'00"

Level 2 (ages 15-18)

1st Prize: $450
2nd Prize: $350
3rd Prize: $250

Single movement for string quartet (2 violins, viola, and cello)

Duration: up to 8'00"

Past YWCC Winners

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