2018 Ensemble Ibis Composition Competition Winners

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The Frost School of Music Composition Department is pleased to announce the following winners and honorable mentions in the 2018 Ensemble Ibis Competition:

 

Division I: (High School)
Black Earth by Leo Major
Honorable Mention: Gear Grind by Ari Schwartz
 
Division II: (College)
Winner: Ripples in Infinity by Daniel Whitworth
Honorable Mention: Kuda Kepang by Cheng Jin Koh
Honorable Mention: (loco)motion by Kevin Day
 
Frost School of Music division I
Winner: Dark Sakura by Armondo Torrealba
 
Frost School of Music division II
First Place: Within Without by Logan Rutledge
Second Place: Four Sketches by Eric Delgado
Honorable Mention: Paroxysms by Daniel Karcher
Honorable Mention: Tianshu by Greg Evans

 

2017 Previous Winners

College Division

Paul Novak

First Place

Paul Novak

For “blimunda songs” for flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, and piano

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Second Place: Jack Frerer for “Downloads" for Pierrot Ensemble

Third Place: Jesse Edwards for "Denim Bay" for Pierrot Ensemble

Honorable Mentions:

  • Gunner Basinger
  • Stephen Karukas
  • Daniel Whitworth
  • Olga Janković
  • SiHyun Uhm

High School Division

Ben BeckmanFirst Place

Benjamin S. Beckman

For “Three Views” for Piano Quartet

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Second Place: Hanley Chan for “To Dream About an Alternate Reality” for String Quartet

Third Place: Akira Nair for “Soul of the Lost Sakura” for Flute, Cello, Marimba, and Piano