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Contest Winners

Past Orchestra Contest Winners

2017 Arthur Gottschalk
2016 Reinaldo Moya
2015 No Winner 
2014 Michael Foumai
2013 Veronika Krausas 
2012 Bin Li
2011 Nicolai Jacobsen
2010 Joseph Dangerfield
2009 Lansing McLoskey
2008 Alejandro Rutty (first place)
 - Doug Davis (second place)
2007 David Dzubay (first place)
 - HyeKyung Lee (second place)
2006 Karim Al-Zand
2005 Robert Paterson
2004 Andrián Pertout
2003 Ann K. Gebuhr
2002 Mike McFerron
2001 Cindy McTee
2000 Peter Knell
1999 Mark Kilstofte
1998 James Grant
1997 Garrison Hull
1996 Jennifer Higdon (PP 2010)
1995 Srdan Dedic
1994 Lawrence Rapchak
1993 Augusta Read Thomas
1992 Daniel Godfrey
1991 David Dzubay
1990 Michelle Ekizian
1989 Jeffrey Hass
1988 John Muehleisen
1987 Stephen Hartke
1986 Timothy A. Kramer
 - Linda Bouchard
1985 Tyler White
 - James Underwood
 - Thomas Ludwig
1984 Julius Burger
 - Eric Stokes
 - Jerry M. Owen
1983 Donald Grantham
 - Larry Stuckenholtz
 - Jan Swafford
1982 Michael Kurek
 - Faye-Ellen Silverman
 - Stephen Suber
1981 Ruth Anderson
 - Ann Gebuhr
 - Scott Meister
1980 Joey Bargsten
 - Maximo Flugelman
 - Stephen Stucky
 - Jordan Tang
1979 (Sept.) Aurelio de la Vega
 - Frederick Fox
 - Sydney Hodkinson
 - Vincent McDermott
 - John Rinehart
1979 (Jan.) Randall Henn
 - Byron Hermann
 - James Hobbs III
 - James Horner
 - William Steinort
1978 Conrad Cummings
 - Arthur Jannery
 - Daniel Kessner
 - Paul Reale
 - Sheila Silver
1977 Will Gay Bottje
 - Simon Carfagno
 - Gerald Plain
 - George Michael Schelle
 - Byron Tate
1976 Robert Barclay
 - Richard Busch
 - Robert Keys Clark
 - Curtis Curtis-Smith
 - Andrew Frank
 - Andrew Imbrie
 - James Morgan
 - Carl Vollrath
1975 James Balentine
 - Priscilla McLean
 - James Riley
 - Greg Steinke
 - Gary C. White
 - Ramon Zupko
1974 David Cope
 - William Dargan
 - Barton McLean
 - Theldon Myers
 - Jeffrey Prater
 - Glenn Spring
1973 Kurt Carpenter
 - Nicholas D’Angelo
 - William J. Maloof
 - Edward J. Miller
 - Pasquale J. Spino
 - Paul Steg
1972 No Festival
1971 Richard Busch
 - Charles Campbell
 - Kurt Carpenter
 - Gordon Goodwin
 - Walter Mayes
 - Paul Turok
 - Paul Whear
1970 None
1969 None
1968 None
1967 None