CICA 2019 Finalist Compositions

Congratulations to all our finalists! We are so pleased with the work the young composers have done over the past few months.

Below are the final compositions for the 2019 Commonwealth International Composition Award.

TWO awards will be presented

1) THE COMMONWEALTH INTERNATIONAL COMPOSITION AWARD – to be decided and announced by the Adjudicators on Tuesday January 14th

2) The CICA AUDIENCE AWARD- to be whichever piece receives the greatest number of online audience votes.

If you would like to vote or the CICA 2019 Audience Award, please click here. Voting will close at 5pm on Tuesday 14th January 2020.
Aliyah Ramatally (Trinidad and Tobago) – Mundo Nuevo


Andrew Udal (Australia) – Daniel Memoria


Brianna Georges (Antigua and Barbuda) – The Broken Anthem


Dana Al Tajer (Bahrain) – Settant’Anni (70 Years)


Davon Mallin Halim (Indonesia) – Change


Isaiah Hui Zhou Rong (Singapore) – Elements


Khadijah Simon (Antigua and Barbuda) – Relief


Nathanael Koh (New Zealand) – Perceptions of Pi


Virginia Baird (New Zealand) – Rangitiki


Xiaole Zhan (New Zealand) – …speech having its way again, I gave a cry


Performed by:

Laura Custodio – violin

Hugo Max – viola

Akito Goto – cello

Daniel Shao – flute

Pablo Barrios – percussion