- Best Contemporary A Cappella League (CAL) Song: "Galileo" (solo: Jaime Alvis)
- Best Classical/Traditional Song: "Io Son La Primavera"
Top Selection from The Capital Hearings’ 4th annual Young Composers Competition will premiere Dec. 10
The Capital Hearings, a D.C.-based 13-member vocal ensemble, announced composer Rachel DeVore Fogarty (racheldevorefogarty.com) as the winner of its 2017 Young Composers Competition. The Capital Hearings will premiere the piece, “It sifts from Leaden Sieves,” at its holiday concert, An A Cappella Holiday with the Capital Hearings, on Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, Virginia.
For the first time since its inception in 2014, this year’s competition solicited compositions with a holiday theme. Fogarty’s delicately layered work sets ...