Amy Jo Sawyer, Chair of the ISMTA Composer Commissioning Program Competition, is pleased to announce the 2016 winner. Mr. Dallin Gull of Naperville, IL, has been judged recipient of first place. He will compose a new piece for a Trio of instruments that will be performed at the 2017 ISMTA Conference in November and is the recipent of a $1500 cash prize from ISMTA and MTNA.
His new composition will then be sent to the MTNA National Competition. Judges for the competition were Patti Nyien, Janice Razaq, Christopher Goldston and Lynette Zellis.