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