Young Composers’ Competition

AMIS is proud to announced the winner and highly commended recipients of the 2nd Anual Young Composers’ Competition.

Winner:
 Paradise by Gabriel Augustin (John F. Kennedy School, Berlin)

Highly Commended:
Rondeau Humoristique by Richard Blaquière (Frankfurt International School)
Under the Weather by Ileeana Johnson (ACS Egham International School)

The competition attracted entries from AMIS member schools around the world.  The adjudicators were impressed with the quality of the entries, with the strongest pieces demonstrating excellent idiomatic instrumental writing; understanding of musical structure; creativity and development of musical ideas; and detailed notation.