We know the winners of the Warsaw Wind Ensemble Competition Contest 2020!

We present the winners of the International Composition Contest for Wind Orchestra
Warsaw Wind Ensemble Composition Contest 2020!

CATEGORY I (INTERNATIONAL)


CATEGORY II (POLISH)


List of all 31 compositions taking part in the Category I (international):

  • Aftermath – Fran Griffin (Australia)
  • Atrato (Memorias, Suenos y Vientos) – Andres Mauricio Acosta Rojas (Spain)
  • Aurora – Joshua Reed (Great Britain)
  • Awake, Arise, Affirm – Michael Russ (Great Britain)
  • Big Scottish Heart – Cam McAllister (Australia)
  • Blindness for wind ensemble – Laehwang Jang (South Korea)
  • Cycle of Life – Mario Gagliani (Italy)
  • Digressioni e Pensieri n. 2 – Nino Calcagno (Italy)
  • Double Third Festival – Jiazi Shang (China)
  • Ecce, reges deiectos! – Brian Field (USA)
  • Growing Light – Daniel Eisenhardt (Germany)
  • In the Tower – Dariusz Bańka (Poland)
  • Independent People – Chak Hang Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Let the Sand Rest Upon Dragonspine – Robin Lilja (Sweden)
  • Madonna of the Lilies – Jared Destro (Great Britain)
  • Mass surge – Marco Lehne (Germany)
  • Miracle of the Vistula – Paul Saggers (Great Britain)
  • Miracolo della Vistola – Marcin Król (Poland)
  • Prins Hatt – Olle Martinsson (Sweden)
  • Puff – Jakub Polaczyk (Poland)
  • Reflections in Moving Water – Thomas Foster (Great Britain)
  • Rhapsody on Japanese Nursery Rhymes – Junya Negishi (Japan)
  • Sea Winds – Frank J. Cogollos Martinez (Spain)
  • Shunangui – Junxiang Liu (China)
  • Stowarzyszenie Wejście – Philip Tovell (Great Britain)
  • The Parade Grounds – Erik McIntyre (Canada)
  • Thence – Feliksas Bajoras (Lithuania)
  • To you BulgariaNikolay Lukanov (Bulgaria)
  • Utakata no sora (Stardust) – Yusuke Hagihara (Japan)
  • Vortex – Concertino for Wind Ensemble – Sami Koivuneva (Finland)
  • When The Volcano Blew – Tom Gontier (Norway)

List of all 18 compositions taking part in the Category II (polish):

  • AA20 – Marcin Molski
  • Bagatela – Wiktoria Pereyma
  • Batalia – Adrian Drzewi
  • Carpathian voyage – Paweł Konkol
  • Four Shadows of the Samurai – Adam Goik
  • Hachiko – Wiesław Pluskota
  • Joke – Piotr Sarnecki
  • Marsz Medalistów – Ryszard Siwy
  • Polonez Uroczysty – Stanisław Kowalkowski
  • Rajtarska fantazja – Dariusz Umięcki
  • Sztandar – Roman Kielar
  • Szumbrass – Wojciech Zwierniak
  • Tchnienie wolności – Tomasz Labuń
  • Unter der linden (Aleja pod Lipami) – Jakub Polaczyk
  • Uwertura Koncertowa “Wojsko Polskie” – Marcin Król
  • Warsaw Wind – Krzysztof Falkowski
  • Weselisko – Bartłomiej Szułakiewicz
  • Zawrat – Karol Pyka

The winning compositions will be published this year by PWM Edition in the Biblioteka Orkiestr Dętych (The Wind Orchestras Library) series. Their authors will also receive cash prizes. The winners of three places in both categories will also receive material prizes funded by PWM Edition, diplomas and statuettes.

All compositions will be perform during the Final Gala. The event, previously planned for 28 November, has been postponed to next year. The awarded compositions will be performed in the Ursynów District Cultural Centre in Warsaw by the Warsaw University of Life Sciences Representative Orchestra under the baton of Chris David Westover and the Concert Orchestra of the Representative Artistic Ensemble of the Polish Army Forces, conducted by Marcin Ślązak. Details soon!