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Now accepting Iron Composer entries

Iron Composer will be held this year on Friday, September 7 on the campus of Baldwin-Wallace College. The purse has been increased, and all invited composers will receive a minimum of $200 in prize money. So, submit your entry today! … Continue reading

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Iron Composer 2011 Results & Recordings

Scores: Recordings: 01. Introduction to the competition (17:21) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 02. Introduction for Melody Eötvös’ piece (1:39) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 03. Melody Eötvös, “Austin vs. Regina” (3:24) [Audio clip: view full … Continue reading

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The Winners

1st prize ($500): Zvonimir Nagy 2nd prize ($300): Melody Eötvös 3rd prize ($200): David Kirkland Garner (A full wrap-up post will be forthcoming when we have the recordings)

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The 3rd Judge!!

Jonathan Moyer will be playing the organ on tonight’s concert, and he will serve as the performer judge. (Rudolf Kamper will perform the music box parts.) Jonathan William Moyer maintains a dynamic career as organist, pianist, harpsichordist, and conductor. He … Continue reading

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The 2011 Iron Composer Challenge

The composers were assigned to write for organ and antique music boxes. The main organ in Gamble Auditorium was built in 1914 by the Austin Organ company, which is the only major manufacturer from the Grand Period of American organ … Continue reading

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Iron Composer Judges

The composer judge for tomorrow night’s competition is Jeffrey Quick from the Cleveland Composers Guild. The non-musician judge is Gina Cirino, from the Cleveland Council for World Affairs. Jeffrey Quick was born in Cass City, Michigan in 1956, and began … Continue reading

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New Finalist: Matthew Heap

A late breaking development in this year’s competition: Kate Neal has withdrawn, and her replacement is Matthew Heap. More about Matthew from his website: Matthew Heap is an internationally performed composer who focuses on vocal music to a large degree.  … Continue reading

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The 2011 Finalists are…

Melody Eötvös (Bloomington) David Kirkland Garner (Durham) Zvonimir Nagy (Chicago) Kate Neal (Princeton) Mari Takano (Tokyo)

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Suggest a Secret Ingredient

Please feel free to suggest as many ingredients as you like. You can use the form below, email a suggestion to info@ironcomposer.org, or comment on this post. We’d love to hear from you. Continue reading

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