The winners of the 2012 Corpus Christi Chorale Choral Composition Competition are:
1st place: Fire and Ice by Anne-Marie Hildebrandt (New York, NY)
2nd place: Now Close the Windows by L. Mark Lewis (Rock Hill, SC)
3rd place: Yonati by Karen P. Thomas (Seattle, WA)
Forty-three entries were received from composers throughout the U.S., as well as Norway, Germany, and Russia. The first and second place competitions will be performed on the Chorale’s May 8 concert, and the third place work will be programmed during the 2012-13 season.