From individual artists
(composers, pianists and singers):
"THANK YOU for your work with The American Prize...This is a wonderful service to the profession and to arts in our country."
"I gratefully accept this wonderful honor! I know the competition was outstanding this year, making this all the more special."
"...and also a big thank you for the work you are doing to bring new positive attention to the work of so many musical artists."
"I was really touched by the judges' comments...(the) recognition is giving me the opportunity to promote my music in a way that has not been possible so far. Thank you again for creating such a
"I cannot express all the happiness and honor I feel right now. It is a delight to be in the top 3 composers of this very prestige competition."
"Again, thank you so much for granting me such great honor... In a rather short time this has already brought much attention to my work
and for that I am grateful."
"Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity
to grow as an artist!"
"Thank you so much...for such a great experience participating in the competition."
"Thank you so much for organizing this event. This recognition for my work was completely unexpected but I assure you, very much appreciated."