Congratulations to the winners of Bells of the Cascades’ 25th anniversary composition contest, announced tonight at our concert:
- First prize to Alex Guebert from Orange, California for “Out of the Silent Planet”
- Second prize to Michael Mazzatenta from Corpus Christi, Texas for “Brave the Day”
Bells of the Cascades will premier the winning compositions at its concert in October — mark your calendar now!
Congratulations to the other composition contest finalists, in no particular order:
- Ed Martin from Neenah, Wisconsin for “Conjuring”
- John Hooper from Edmonton, Alberta for “Passacaglia Chromatica”
- Nathan Whittaker from Harrisonburg, Virginia for “Penumbra”
Once again, we were very pleased with the quality and creativity with all the handbell compositions we received. Thank you!