2021 Elsie M. Bennett Composition Competition for Aspiring Composers

Elsie M. Bennett2021 Competition Information, Awards, Regulations and Entry Form at: 2021Bennett.pdf

Entry closing date has been extended. Now: February 15, 2021
Winners will be notified by email on or about March 01, 2021.

Download Composer's Guide to the Piano Accordion prepared by Dr. Robert Young McMahan.

Elsie M. Bennett Composition Competition Winners

From 2021, we have a sample page and sample sound file of the winning music. Also, the contact email of the composer.

2021

1st Open Division Kinga Broslawska, 24 years old, Poland. Composition pdf file free from the composer: XYZ Email: a k.broslawska@gmail.com

Video of XYZ composed and performed by Kinga Broslawska.

2020 - Cancelled due to Covid pandemic

2019 – Open Division

1st – Daniel A. Mastrioanni – Awkward Moments, 2nd movement from Sonata #5
Sample Page, Sample sound file Email: damastroianni@optonline.net
2nd – Will Comer
3rd – Nathan Chapeton
3rd – Rachel Shutt

2018 – Junior Division

1st – Nathan Chapeton - Tango Pour Janet
Sample Page, Sample sound file Email: n.chapeton@aol.com

2018 – Open Division

1st – Massimo DeLillo - Visum et Impetus
Sample Page, Sample sound file, Performance by: Fabio Zurlo
Email: massimo.delillo74@gmail.com
2nd – Will Comer
3rd – Emmanuel Gasser
3rd – Joseph Ciccone

2017 – Junior Division

1st – Nathan Chapeton - Sonata No. 1
Sample Page, Sample sound file Email: n.chapeton@aol.com
2nd – Joseph Klettner
3rd – Anton Klettner

2017 – Open Division

1st – Emmanuel Gasser – Tango Frio
Sample Page, Sample sound file Email: emmanuel_gasser@yahoo.com
2nd – Massimo DeLillo
3rd – Joseph Ciccone
3rd – Will Comer

2016 – Junior Division

1st – Will Comer
2nd – Joseph Klettner
3rd – Daniel Benedetti

2016 – Open Division

1st – Emmanuel Gasser
2nd – Joseph Cerrito
3rd – Joseph Ciccone

2015

1st – Daniel Benedetti
Honorable Mention – Will Comer
Honorable Mention – Joseph Ciccone

2014

1st – Joseph Ciccone
Honorable Mention – Pamara S. Ritter

2013

1st – Andre Fry
2nd – Joseph Ciccone

2012

1st – Tor Stumo
2nd – Kathryn Marie Archuleta
3rd – Joseph Ciccone

2011

1st – Andre Fry
2nd – Peter DiGiovanni
3rd – Emmanuel Gasser

2010 – Junior Division

1st Andre Fry

2010 – Open Division

1st – Michael Bridge
2nd – Peter DiGiovanni
3rd – Joseph Ciccone

2009

1st – Martynas Levickis
2nd – Linda Ann Warren
3rd – Kathryn Marie Archuleta

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