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Winners of the 2019 Missouri Composers Project competition

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Congratulations to Prof. Cao Guanyu, one of the winners of the 2019 Missouri Composers Project competition, with her choral work Swallow which will be premiered by Columbia Chamber Choir, Sunday, March 10, 2019 at First Baptist Church, Columbia, MO. Composer Cao Guanyu is the head of the Composition and Conducting Department of the Central China Normal University (CCNU) in Wuhan, China. She is currently a Visiting Scholar at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance (2018–2019).

More congrats to another winner, composition student Ed Frazier Davis, for his choral work O Magnum Mysterium.

There were 2 other winners from other schools. All four winners of the 2019 competition will receive a $500 honorarium from the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation, and the CCO and the Chamber Choir will perform their compositions in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10 at First Baptist Church, 1112 East Broadway in Columbia. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu