CSO To Perform Winning Compositions From First-Ever SCORE! Competition At Free Happy Hour Concert

CSO To Perform Winning Compositions From First-Ever SCORE! Competition At Free Happy Hour Concert

The Columbus Symphony today named six original works by composers with Ohio ties as the first winners of its innovative, new composition competition in collaboration with the Johnstone Fund for New Music-SCORE with the Columbus Symphony!

Launched in the summer of 2018, SCORE! strives to support and feature the compositional talent of Ohio. Of the 55 original compositions submitted by composers originally from Ohio, current residents of Ohio, current students in Ohio, or graduates of an Ohio university, six were selected by a panel of judges that included CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov.

In a special SCORE! Happy Hour concert, Maestro Milanov will conduct the Columbus Symphony in performing these six winning compositions:

"Discord"
Nabil Abad
Current student at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music (Berea, Ohio)

"Impulse"
Martin Hebel
Graduate of University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

"Vinyl"
Charles Peck
Graduate of University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

"Andromeda"
Ramsey Sadaka
Graduate of The Ohio State University, Ohio native, resident of New Albany

"Flashing Lights"
Ji?í Trtík
Current student at Cleveland Institute of Music

"Blooming in Winter's Long Dark Night"
Meng Wang
Student at University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

The Columbus Symphony presents SCORE! Happy Hour at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Wednesday, January 9. Doors will open at 6pm with complimentary appetizers, drink specials, and the opportunity to meet CSO musicians and the featured composers. The concert begins at 7pm and will last for approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. Admission is free. Seating is general admission.

www.columbussymphony.com

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