Results of the composition competition "De Bach Au Jazz" 2015
Contemporary Piano Category

1st Prize
Roger Briggs, US   -   "Jitterbug"     |     Score
"The Villa of Composers" joins in to this award by inviting the laureate to become member of the Villa

2nd Prize
Ana Krstajic, RS   -   "Suite for Piano"     |     Score

3rd Prize
Andrea Granitzio, IT   -   "Three Concentric Circles in the Water"     |     Score

Honorable Mention

Martin Loridan, FR   -   "... Fragments d'un rêve"     |  Score

Adrien Tsilogiannis, BE     "Sinueuses d'enluminures", Op. 34     |     Score

Michael Essl, DE   -   "Three Poems"     |     Score

Jazz Category

Unique Award "Nathalie Voyatzis"
Angel Nikolov, BG:   -   "Jazz etude Clock-alarm"     |     Score

Honorable Mention

Kenneth Lim, US   -   "Concert Etude"     |     Score 

Marco Molteni, IT   -   "Folio Cinque"     |     Score

Masami Ogawa, FR   -   "La Rose noire"


In a Class of its Own

Special Mention to Patrick Zimmerli, US, as finalist of both categories:

Contemporary piano   -   "Decision Four"
Jazz   -   "Songs Without Words #4"


On 23th of August at the Poros International Piano Academy in Greece (Hotel "Sirene Blue Resort") the Laureate's compositions from the International Composition Competition "De Bach Au Jazz 2015” will be interpreted by the Academy’s students.
The composers are:
Category classic: R. BRIGGS - A. KRSTAJIC - A. GRANITZIO
Category jazz: A. NIKOLOV - K. LIM - M. MOLTENI


In the frame of the partnership of "De Bach Au Jazz" competition with "The Villa of Composers", the latter invites the laureates to register on its website as listed composers and will contact them individually.