CONGRATULATIONS!
Jack Frerer
First Prize winner
Division 1 (Ages 22-35)
2019 Young Composer Competition

Jack Frerer wins First Prize in the 2019 Division 1 national Young Composer Competition.

Jack Frerer wins First Prize in the 2019 Division 1 national Young Composer Competition.

Congratulations to Jack Frerer!  His string quartet Spiral Sequences has won the Tribeca New Music 2019 Young Composer Competition, Division 1, for ages 22-35.

Jack Frerer (b. 1995) is an Australian-American composer of music for concert, film, and dance, as well as a producer and filmmaker based in Manhattan, currently pursuing a B.M. in Composition at The Juilliard School, where he studies with John Corigliano. His work has been performed by a variety of ensembles around Australia, Europe, and the US, and has won  awards including a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Brian Israel Prize from the Society for New Music, and competitions including the Vincent C. LaGuardia Jr. Competition, Illinois State University’s Red Note Competition, the Lake George Music Festival Competition, the Alba Rosa Viëtor Competition, and both the Juilliard Orchestra and Gena Raps Chamber Music competitions. He is currently Composer-in-Residence with the Arapahoe Philharmonic.  

As the First Prize winner of the 2019 Young Composer Competition, Division 1, Jack will receive a $1,000 award, and his string quartet, Spiral Sequences, will be performed on the Tribeca New Music 2019 Festival in NYC.  Performance date TBA.


Honorable Mentions:

Corey Dundee for his Act Like You Know

Patrick O’Malley for his Abjoyndon Crest 

Merit Awards:  

Noam Faingold for his Character Studies in the Transformation

Scott Feiner for his Safer Than Here

Dylan Findley for his I See Men as Trees, Walking

Ehood Gershuni for his 5 Preludes for Piano

Charles Peck for his Sunburst

Peter Shin for his Screaming Shapes

Max Vinetz for his Still, Unsettled