ANZVS 2017 Viola Composition Competition Results

Updated: Aug 19

Congratulations everybody and thanks for playing the workshop in the 2017 Wellington Congress!

It was a great day and a high standard of compositions.

Next competition will be in 2021.

2017 Winners were:

Solo Viola, Open Division

1st Prize - Brad Taylor-Newling           Australia                      Tracing Shadows

2nd Prize - Christopher Healy              Australia                      Four Pieces for Viola. 1.

Highly Commended:

Evan Dumbleton                                 New Zealand               A Brighter Shade of Blue

Jenna Cave                                          Australia                      Her Place

Kate Candy Colbert                             New Zealand               Sea Of The Heart

John Dylan                                           New Zealand               Song for Doug

Richard Paull                                       New Zealand               The Little Hut on Mount Tapuenuku

Solo Viola, Student Division

Encouragement Award:

Donald Johnson                                  New Zealand               Unleaving

Viola Ensemble, Open Division

1st Prize - David Hamilton                   New Zealand               Are We There Yet (5 violas)

2nd Prize - Jarvis Miller                        Australia                      Two Emotions (8 violas)

3rd= Prize Evan Dumbleton                 New Zealand               Danza per Tre (3 violas)

3rd= Prize Allye Sinclair                       Australia                      Once Bitten, Never Shy (4 violas)

Highly Commended:

Iona McDonald                                   New Zealand               Un Piccolo Pezzo Classico for Three Violas (3 violas)

Rewa Vowles                                       New Zealand               Viola Duo – Chinese Whispers (2 violas)

Viola Ensemble, Student Division

Encouragement Award:

Blake Scanlan                                      New Zealand               A Stairway to the Unknown (4 violas)

Encouragement and Most Promising Student Composition:

Sam Kemp                                           Australia                      Lazy Days for Viola (7 violas)


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