2015 Competition Contest Winner

Christopher Stark's Piano Quartet 2014 is the winner of the 2015 Left Coast Composition Contest. Left Coast performed the piece in the 2015-16 season at the Festival of New American Music on November 9, 2015 and at the East Bay kickoff concert on January 7, 2016.

Christopher Stark. Photograph © 2012 Fabio Bracarda - Metalli Studio - for the Civitella Ranieri Foundation

Christopher Stark. Photograph © 2012 Fabio Bracarda - Metalli Studio - for the Civitella Ranieri Foundation

Past winners include 

  • Felix Leuschner
  • Michael-Thomas Foumai
  • Ryan Carter
  • Mike Solomon
  • Steven Snowden
  • Matthew Barnson
  • Stephen Feigenbaum
  • Moritz Eggert
  • Carl Schimmel
  • Justin Merritt
  • Claude Baker
  • Bruno Ruviaro
  • Tamar Muskal
  • Gabriel Vine
  • Yehuda Yannay

photo banner: Jeanette Yu