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Eads Wins American Prize Honorable Mention

Emerson Eads' Mass for the Oppressed made Honorable Mention in the Finalists of the AMERICAN PRIZE ERNST BACON MEMORIAL AWARD for the PERFORMANCE of AMERICAN MUSIC, 2021. http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2021/10/winners-bacon-awardamerican-music.html...

St. Mary’s Women’s Choir To Give World Premiere of Eads’ Meditabor

Zoom workshop with the Nancy Menk and the Women's Choir of St. Mary's College in Indiana. They will give the world premiere of my setting of Meditabor on October 9th 2021. Text: I will meditate on thy commandments, that I love exceedingly:and I will lift up my hands...

Eads’ Published Songs in North Star Music Anthologies

Love Is, & When you are Old, are now published and included in Volumes 1 & 2 of these new soprano anthologies. Recordings will be forthcoming, but until then they have both been recorded and are available on my youtube channel:...

Eads Wins Third Place in American Prize 2021

Emerson Eads, assistant professor and Director of Choral Activities at Minot State University, had been awarded Third Place in the American Prize in Composition, 2021, in the vocal chamber music division, for his song-cycle The Gleaners for soprano, mezzo-soprano,...

We Will Shine gets a virtual debut

Featuring tenor, Edward Graves; alto, Cheryl Nilsen Poetry by Eran Eads Music by Emerson Eads The Minot Chamber Chorale The Minot State University Concert Choir The Western Plains Youth Ensemble...

Eads selected as national semifinalist for Ernst Bacon Memorial Award

Minot State's Emerson Eads, assistant professor and director of choral activities, is a national semifinalist in the Performance of American Music of The American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the recording of his Mass for the Oppressed. See The American...

Semi-Finalist for American Prize in Composition

Patrick Milian's and my The Gleaners was selected as a semi-finalist in the Vocal Chamber Music division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. Here's the link: https://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/.../semi-finalist.......