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Gonzaga Composition Competition Winners

Gonzaga University Music Department held its' first Gonzaga Composition Competition open to current high school students, (age 14-18).  Composition submissions were submitted by the deadline of February 1st, 2022 and judged by a screening panel of Michael Daugherty, Professor of Composition, University of Michigan, Robert Spittal, Professor of Music, Gonzaga University, and Shuying Li, Assistant Professor of Composition and Music Theory, Gonzaga University.  Three winning composers were selected to receive a high-quality recording by professional musicians on March 21, 2022.

First Prize

Madeline Clara Cheng: Forget Your scarf in my  life for Piano, Violin and Cello

Second Prize

Moshi Tang: Song and Chase for Violin, Cello and Piano

Third Prize

Krishan Rai: Cycles for Piano, Violin and Cello

Honorable Mention

Qianyu Huang: Labyrinth for clarinet, piano, violin and piano

Annika Joshi: 3 Pieces Caracteristique for Piano

Josh Tamiak: Duo for Piano and Violin

Eloise Daoust: Fight or Flight for cello and piano



Please direct all inquiries to Shuying Li

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