Walter Saul receives honorable mention in composition competition

Walter Saul, D.M.A.
Professor, Music

Walter Saul, D.M.A., professor of music, received an honorable mention from The American Prize in Composition Professional Orchestra Division for his “Rhapsody for Oboe and Orchestra (Kiev 2014).”

Saul holds degrees from Duke and Eastman. His composition honors include 25 ASCAP awards from 1990-2015, and his work has been performed in 24 states and five nations, including in concert at Carnegie Hall. His CDs are Out of Darkness Into His Marvelous Light, From Alpha to Omega, Songs of Requited Love, Walter Saul: Sonatas and Meditations for Piano, Kiev 2014: Orchestra Music by Walter Saul and Quiltings.

The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually in many areas of the performing arts. The prize is administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit performing arts organization based in Danbury, Connecticut. More information at







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