American Prize

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The American Prize in Composition—Opera, Theater, Musical Theater, Film, 2014

The American Prize in Composition recognizes and rewards the best composers in America of new works for orchestra, chorus, concert band, chamber ensemble or theater that have been publicly performed.”

Eric Sawyer  was a prize winner in  The American Prize professional theater works division. He was recognized for his opera, The Garden of Martyrs.  Among judges’ comments: strong and grand…a stage-worthy descendant of Ward’s ‘The Crucible.'”