2021 Finalists

The finalists are listed below in last name alphabetical order. This order does not imply relative ratings. Every finalist deserves the highest accolades for their tremendous achievement in compositional excellence.

Ensemble

Toccata in G minor - Phoebe Pruitt Bruchman - Houston, TX - age 13

Acidic Raindrops - Tanner Carlson-Huber - Evanston, IL - age 16

Visionary Maze Runner - Lucy Chen - Potomac, MD - age 16

Tangoesque - Daniel Fried - Chevy Chase, MD - age 17

Orzo - Willa Hawthorne - Pasadena, CA - age 17

Young Embers - Elisa Johnson - Seattle, WA - age 16

String Quartet No. 2 - Jack Kaiser - Interlochen, MI - age 16

An Elemental Fantasy - Rachael Kim - Sammamish, WA - age 15

Mosquito Stars - Yuri Lee - Tuckahoe, NY - age 17

Fugue for String Quartet - David Liebowitz - Chestnut Hill, MA - age 17

String Quartet in Eb major - Kai Matera - Danville, CA - age 15

Piano Quintet No. 1, Movement II Reflections - Kevin Nam - Bellevue, WA - age 17

Green Lake at Dusk - Isabella Nichols - Oconomowoc, WI - age 18

Lac de l'Ours Polaire - Logyn Okuda - Honolulu, HI - age 18

Altitude - Luca Pasquini - Denver, CO - age 17

Expanding Time - Julian Raheb - Brooklyn, NY - age 15

Ginastera - Andrew Schneider - Galena, OH - age 14

Discovery - Aviva Senzon - Jupiter, FL - age 17

Pandora's Box - Jenny Wei - Allen, TX - age 17

Full Orchestra

I`ll Be Back Before the Cherry Blossoms Bloom - Adam Anderson - Gilbert, AZ - age 16

A Heap of Broken Images - Ethan Chaves - Charlton, MA - age 18

Vis Viva - Jonah Cohen - Farmington Hills - age 17

With Any Luck We`ll Be Fine - Liam Cummins - Mansfield, OH - age 17

Wonder of the World - Jacob Evarts - Locust Grove, GA - age 18

Journey into the Catacombs - Benjamin Hernandez - Rio Rancho, NM - age 18

Winter Rain - Fabian Leung - Murphy, TX - age 15

Main Titles of America - Caleb Liu - Greenbrae, CA - age 18

El Dorado - Chase Morrison - Lantana, TX age 17

Emergent - Siddharth Pant - San Jose, CA - age 16

Crepuscular Light - Justin Park - Mililani, HI - age 17

Scorpiones - Winston Schneider - Omaha, NE - age 13

Ship in a Stormy Seas - Cole Spencer - Winter Park, FL - age 17

Mercury in His Chariot - Andrew Strawn - Union, KY - age 17

Left Side of the Track - Elaina Stuppler - Lake Grove, OR - age 13

Rescue Mission, for Two - Jayden Tiemann - Princeton, IL - age 17

Overture and Fugue in D minor - Tyson Washington - Bremen, GA - age 17

Like a Single Star in the Night Sky - Charlie Zhong - Brookline, MA - age 14