In celebration of Make Music Day, and of all the young composers stuck at home this spring, the Make Music Alliance hosted a composition contest this year for composers aged 13-21, inviting them to write a short, 3-minute piece for SATB vocal quartet, set to William Carlos Williams’s poem, “By the road to the contagious hospital”.

Winning Composers (listed alphabetically):
Jamey J. Guzman
Sander Owens
Miles GK Swinden

Special Judges’ Commendation:
Isabelle Epps

Honorable Mentions:
Linden Figueroa
Audrey Ormella
Ari Schwartz
Adrian B. Sims
Dana Al Tajer
Zoe Yost