The Marywood University Chamber Singers, Rick Hoffenberg, conductor, have been selected as finalists for The American Prize in Choral Performance (College/University Division), for 2012. The ensemble was selected from scores of applications reviewed this summer from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit competitions, unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles, and composers in the United States. The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually in many areas of the performing arts.
Finalists for The American Prize receive professional adjudication and regional, national, and international recognition based on their recorded performances. In addition to written evaluations from judges, winners and runners-up are profiled on The American Prize website.
The American Prize is administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a non-profit performing arts organization based in Danbury, Connecticut.
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