New York, NY, March 28, 2013: ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams has announced the recipients of the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. The young composers will be recognized at the annual ASCAP Concert Music Awards at Merkin Concert Hall in New York on May 17th, 2013.

Congratulating the Award recipients, Paul Williams said, "The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards program provides recognition and cash awards to gifted young composers of Concert Music. This year, our dedicated jury selected 28 composers between the ages of 8 to 30 years of age from nearly 600 submissions. We thank our ASCAP composer judges for their efforts to select these talented young creators, who represent the bright future of American Concert Music."

The ASCAP composer/judges were: Derek Bermel, Lisa Bielawa, Steven Burke, Chen Yi, Doug Geers, Yotam Haber and Aleksandra Vrebalov.

Full press release HERE.