The student composers who submitted winning entries in the 2012 Creating Original Music Project (C.O.M.P.) competition are making news throughout the state:
The six winners from the St. Louis area were featured Monday in an item by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Sarah Bryan Miller on the Post’s Culture Club blog.
Meanwhile, the Ballwin/Ellisvile Patch.com site had an article about Anthony Delia of Holy Infant School in Ballwin, who won first place in the High School – Popular category; and the Ladue/Frontenac edition spotlighted Ande Siegel and Menea Kefalov of Reed School, who won first place in the Elementary – Song With Words category for “War.”
In addition, Olivia Bennett of Mathews School in Nixa was featured on her school’s site for her composition “Count Olaf,” which won third place in the Elementary – Instrumental category.
The young composers will perform their winning compositions at the annual Creating Original Music Project (C.O.M.P.) Festival, which will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, April 21 at the Fine Arts Building on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus.