2006 ASCAP Awardees

AWARD FOR AMERICAN PROGRAMMING ON FOREIGN TOURS

Etowah Youth Orchestras, Michael R. Gagliardo, Music Director and Conductor

AWARDS FOR PROGRAMMING OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Orchestras with Annual Operating Expenses more than $14.75 Million

  • First Place Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director
  • Second Place Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano, Music Director
  • Third Place Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz, Music Director

Orchestras with Annual Operating Expenses $5.5 - $14.75 Million

  • First Place Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director
  • Second Place North Carolina Symphony, Grant Llewellyn, Music Director
  • Third Place Rochester Philharmonic, Christopher Seaman, Music Director

Orchestras with Annual Operating Expenses $1.7 - $5.5 Million

  • First Place Oakland East Bay Symphony, Michael Morgan, Music Director
  • Second Place Memphis Symphony Orchestra, David Loebel, Music Director and Conductor
  • Third Place Albany Symphony Orchestra, David Alan Miller, Music Director and Conductor

Orchestras with Annual Operating Expenses $455,000 - $1.7 Million

  • First Place American Composers Orchestra, Steven Sloane, Music Director, Robert Beaser, Artistic Director
  • Second Place South Dakota Symphony, Delta David Gier, Music Director
  • Third Place Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, Music Director and Conductor

Orchestras with Annual Operating Expenses $455,000 or less

  • First Place New England Philharmonic, Richard Pittman, Music Director
  • Second Place Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, Warren Friesen, Artistic Director and Conductor
  • Third Place St. Cloud Symphony, William Schrickel, Music Director

Collegiate Orchestras

  • First Place Lamont Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Golan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Second Place University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Kiesler, Music Director

Youth Orchestras

  • First Place Vermont Youth Orchestra, Troy Peters, Music Director
  • Second Place Etowah Youth Orchestras, Michael R. Gagliardo, Music Director and Conductor
  • Third Place Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Allen Tinkham, Music Director

Festival Orchestras

  • First Place Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Marin Alsop, Music Director and Principal Conductor