Mike McFerron is founder and co-director of Electronic Music Midwest. McFerron has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, June in Buffalo, and the Chamber Music Conference of the East/Composers’ Forum in Bennington, Vt. Honors include first prize in the Louisville Orchestra Composition Competition (2002), first prize in the CANTUS commissioning/residency program (2002), the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s “First Hearing” Program (2001), honorable distinction in the Rudolf Nissim Prize (2001), 2004 Confluencias Electronic Miniatures II
(finalist), the 2005 Truman State/MACRO Composition Competition (finalist), The 2005 American Modern Ensemble Composition Competition (finalist), Swan Composition Competition (finalist 2002), the 1999 Salvatore Martirano Composition Contest (finalist), and the 1997 South Bay Master Chorale Choral Composition Contest (finalist).
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