Gardner Composition Competition Winners

The following composers have been named finalists of the 2012 Gardner Composition Competition. Excerpts or complete scores of their entries have been included in some cases. Please notify the composer of any of these works if you choose to program their music for any performance.

2012 Laureates

Michael Djupstrom, Grand Prize Winner
Walimai, 2012 Gardner Composition Competition Winning Entry – Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola & Michael Djupstrom, piano

Katerina Kramarchuk, Finalist
Momentum Score
Momentum Viola Part
Momentum Recording – Junping Qian, viola & Yue Chu, piano

Massimo Lauricella, Finalist
Kairòs Score
Kairòs Recording

Nicholas Pavkovic, Finalist
Rhapsody Recording – Jonathan Vinocour, viola & Robin Sutherland, piano

Dan Visconti, Finalist
Hard-Knock Stomp Score Excerpt
Hard-Knock Stomp Recording Excerpt – Melia Watras, viola