• WSMA Student Composition Project Submissions

WSMA is proud to provide this listing of submissions to the 2015 Student Composition Project.  Each composition was evaluated on melody, rhythm, harmony, form, creativity and general effect.  Students will receive a review by a Wisconsin composer as well as a certificate.  The compositions submitted demonstrates the musical talent of Wisconsin's students and the strong leadership of its' teachers.

Students Listed Alphabetically

Student's Name Teacher's Name School Title of Composition Category Div.
Miles Adams Matthew Kruszka Altoona A Year Piano Solo HS
Nick Adler Leyla Sanyer Oregon Apricto Piano Solo HS
Nathan Barrett Abigail Pulvermacher Whitewater Bustle Rag Piano Solo HS
Eleri Beal Jon Schipper Madison Country Day Chips and Salsa Inst Ens MS
Eleri Beal Jon Schipper Madison Country Day The Tale of Crazy Horse Inst Ens MS
Jordan Behling Daniel Singer Oshkosh West Evening on the Erie Inst Ens HS
Jacob Beranek Vicki Taylor University Lake Piano Concerto in F# Minor Inst Ens HS
Laura Bottei Marc Jimos Ashwaubenon The Hummingbirds Inst Ens HS
Nina Brandenburg Leyla Sanyer Oregon Non Timebo Mala Inst Ens HS
Lara Broderick Mark Kryshak Waupaca Duet No. 1 in Two Mvmts. Inst Ens HS
Nicole Caceanova Jon Schipper Madison Country Day Dreams Inst Ens HS
Sean Carothers Jessica Spicer Waunakee Death Strides Piano Solo MS
Julian Castronovo Scott Vandermeuse Verona Reverie Piano Solo HS
Reed Christian Michael Steen Waunakee Variations on a Gypsy Theme Inst Solo MS
Tyler Dallman Leyla Sanyer Oregon

Westward

Inst Ens HS
Camila Darvin Jon Schipper Madison Country Day The Flight Inst Ens MS
Zach Dederich Jessica Spicer Waunakee Traffic Jam Inst Solo MS
Charles Donovan Leyla Sanyer Oregon Coming Back Inst Ens HS
Sam Dreyer Jon Schipper Madison Country Day The Revolutionary War Inst Ens MS
Rogan Duff Dawn Tunison Somerset Final Battle for Olympus Inst Solo MS
George Ekman Jon Schipper Madison Country Day Colossus Inst Ens MS
Emma Everitt Peter Case Madison Country Day Pentatonic Jam Inst Solo HS
Amanda Fischer Charlene Kennebeck Wausau West An Inventive Day Piano Solo HS
Amanda Fischer Charlene Kennebeck Wausau West For the Moment Inst Ens HS
Carsen Genda Jessica Spicer Waunakee Flowing Rivers Piano Solo MS
Davina Gerber Jessica Spicer Waunakee Tiptoe Inst Solo MS
Jon Gunderson Chad Whalley Sun Prairie Digital Battle Strings Inst Ens HS
David Heim Leyla Sanyer Oregon Eclipse Piano Solo HS
Andrew Igl Leyal Sanyer Oregon Debajo del Cielo Inst Ens HS
Jessica Jiang Cody Nichols Madison Jefferson Robins in Spring Inst Solo MS
Nyah Jones Jessica Spicer Waunakee Boat Ride Piano Solo MS
Ben Karbowski Denice Haney Brookfield Central Symphony in E Flat Inst Ens HS
Ben Karbowski Denice Haney Brookfield Central Concerto in C Major Inst Ens HS
Nathan Kay Mike Krofta Oconomowoc Funk Sauce Inst Jazz HS
Allison Keller Will Janssen Mount Horeb Midnight Rondo Piano Solo HS
Thomas Knott Jon Schipper Madison Country Day The Invasion Inst Ens MS
Joseph Krause Michael Renneke Chippewa Falls The Last Safe Place Inst Ens HS
Stephanie Liechty Leyla Sanyer Oregon Mariposas Inst Ens HS
Max Lin Douglas Hoeft New Berlin Eisenhower The Melodramatic Conman Misc Ens MS
Pascal Mayantji King Andrew Bader Green Bay Preble Storm Piano Solo HS
Kyle Mayo Leyla Sanyer Oregon Physics Inst Ens HS
Landon McNamer Karla Hulne Blair-Taylor Gain a Life Again Inst Ens HS
Bjorn Mortenson Kim Schacherl Gale-Etterick-Trempealeau Sad Song Piano Solo MS
Matthew Muldowney Jon Schipper Madiosn Country Day No Worries Inst Ens HS
Tanner Nielsen Jennifer Gilhoi Luck Patchwork Piano Solo HS
George Papajohn Cynthia Coy Whitefish Bay 2 Short Songs and Intermezzo Vocal Solo HS
Kyle Pearl Helen Breitenbach Kenosha Tremper Violin and Cello Duet in D Maj. Inst Ens HS
Kyle Pearl Helen Breitenbach Kenosha Tremper String Quartet in Bb Major Inst Ens HS
Nicholas Pedraza Greg Bunge Lake Geneva Badger Suite Aquarelles Piano Solo HS
Kyle Petras Leyla Sanyer Oregon Rockin' Rock Inst Ens HS
Spencer Polk Scott Vandermeuse Verona Passion Inst Ens HS
Ryan Rasmussen Kathryn Ripley Kenosha Tremper Rhapsody in G Minor Piano Solo HS
Kyle Samuel Leyal Sanyer Oregon Swirl Inst Ens HS
Elena Santin Andrew Johnson Madison Jefferson Ian's Waltz Inst Ens MS
Elena Santin Andrew Johnson Madison Jefferson Ice Cream Rondo Piano Solo MS
Elena Santin Andrew Johnson Madison Jefferson Sisterly Love Inst Ens MS
Elena Santin Andrew Johnson Madison Jefferson Trust Piano Solo MS
Zachary Serafin Carrie Gruman-Trinker Stevens Point Pacelli Love for the Light of Heart Vocal Ens HS
Rohan Shah Jon Schipper Madison Country Day Sundown Inst Ens MS
Joseph States Helen Breitenbach Kenosha Tremper For Starters Inst Solo HS
Tommy Tomar Jessica Spicer Waunakee Jungle Man Inst Ens MS
Ryan Wandsnider David Aswegan Cedarburg Webster Opus #1 - The Journey Piano Solo MS
Gabriella Wirtz Kay Black Oregon Riverdove Inst Collab. MS

Congratulations to all of our Student Composers