Contemporary Music for Discerning Performers
George Chave is an award-winning composer whose music is regularly performed throughout the United States. He writes muscular and sensuous work that draws the audience in and keeps them on the edge of their seats.
He has composed over 70 works from solo instrumental and vocal pieces to works for wind ensemble, chorus, and orchestra.
He has been commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony, the Texas Music Teachers Association, the St. Francis University, and numerous professional soloists and chamber ensembles.
- 2015 Church Music Search (honorable mention)
- 2013 Texas Tech Trombone Quartet Composition Competition (second place)
- 2012 Vincent Silliman Choral Competition (winner Children's Choir Division)
- 2012 International Longfellow Choral Competition (third prize Choral Division)
- 2011 International Longfellow Choral Competition (Grand Prize Solo Song Division)
- 1996 Best Song in the Universe Contest (Grand Prize)
- 1985 Oriana Trio Competition (Grand Prize)