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2023 Composition Competition Results


Congratulations to all 200+ talented participants from 18 countries on your hard work! We are thrilled to announce the competition results.

Each age category winner will be awarded a cash prize and the honor of having their composition performed by the esteemed Sempre Musick Orchestra during the 2024 season. We will communicate performance schedules at a later date.

All entrants will receive their personalized judges’ comments and certificates of participation by December 31, 2023. Given the impressive turnout, we will be dispatching these documents gradually over the upcoming weeks.

Adult (25 and older)


Noam Faingold – Open Wide the Doors for All

Honorable Mentions:
Sobhan Afsarian – Piano Sonata, Movement III
Jingyan Chen – Invisible Waves
Anna Crestani – Hágoónee
Yi-de Li – In Search of Jasmine
Yu-Shiuan Mei – Ambivalence
Yuanyi Wang – Float
Chih-Yun Wang – Liminality

Collegiate (19-24)


Miho Ikeda – Temptation of that Jade Vine

Honorable Mentions:

Sihoo Ahn – Mook Wa
Jennie Hu – Toccata for Woodwind Quintet
Seo Yoon Jang – Fest
Ethan Resnik – A Lakeside View with You

Senior (15-18)


Yiheng Li – Album Leaf
Winston Schneider – Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet; I: Allegro con Brio

Honorable Mentions:

Carter Smith – Sunset Fades to Night
Xiao Wen – Search
Ruoyao Wu – Q

Junior (11-14)


Mona Mod – “Gretchen” (Faust)
Taige Wang – Chopin vs. Chopin 2.0 Piano Trio

Honorable Mention:

Yiyi Chen – Mother’s Ballade

Elementary (10 and younger)


 Zoey Feng – Lost in Thunder

Honorable Mention:

Yuchen Liu – The Day Dr. Squeaks Won the Nobel Prize

2022 Highlights

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