SMP Press and Hal Leonard are excited to announce the winners of the Popular Music category of the 2019 SMP Press Composition Competition!
- Think – Steve Milloy
- I Got Rhythm – SATB a cappella unaccompanied mixed choir – Dorothy Horn
- Fernando – David Maddux
- The Trolley Song (quartet pricing) – David Wright
- Shallow String Quartet – Benton Wedge
- Rhapsody in Blue for Clarinet Quartet – Craig Buying
- Over The Rainbow (from The Wizard Of Oz) – Benedikt Brydern
- Song From A Secret Garden for Flute Choir – Judy Nishimura
- I Won’t Give Up – Hollis Hammonds
- It Don’t Mean A Thing (Ellingthoven) – Bradley Sowash
- Game Of Thrones (Fingerstyle Guitar) – Peter Gergely
- Moon River – Timothy Stapay
The winners of the choral and instrumental ensemble categories will be receiving $800 each, and the winner of the solo category will be receiving $500. All runners-up will be receiving $100.
In addition, special congratulations to David Maddux, whose choral arrangement of “Song for the Lonely” achieved the highest sales of any qualifying Copyrighted Song arrangement in the month of May. David will be receiving a $100 bonus in recognition of this achievement.
Thank you to all who participated for your fantastic work!