Prize Winners

2017 – Tenth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – Erik Meyer – Philadelphia, PA
St. John Passion
Soloists, SATB choir, and assembly – published on
Listen to St. John Passion and view a “perusal copy” of the score

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically)

Ryan Keebaugh – Stephens City, VA
The Suffering Servant
SATB, a cappella
Listen to The Suffering Servant and view a “perusal copy” of the score

Thomas Keesecker – Bel Air, MD
All Shall Be Amen and Alleluia
SATB, piano
Listen and view score on the MorningStar Music website: 50-8204

2015 – Ninth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – David Ashley White – Houston, TX
Spirit, Moving Over Chaos
Chorus, oboe or C-instrument, percussion, optional handbells, and keyboard, Selah Publishing 405-633
Listen to Spirit, Moving Over Chaos
Preview a copy of Spirit, Moving Over Chaos

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically)

Alfred Fedak – Albany, NY
You Hold All Souls in Life
SATB a cap, Selah Publishing 415-400

Jonathan Kohrs – Chicago, IL
Divine Service/Holy Communion
Congregation and piano with optional flute, oboe, clarinet, string synthesizer, vibraphone, and bass

2013 – Eighth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – Jake Runestad – Minneapolis, MN
Nada te Turbe
SSAATTBB a cappela
Listen to Nada Te Turbe

2011 – Seventh Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – Zebulon Highben – Haslett, MI
Love Is the Key
SATB divisi a cappella, MorningStar Music 50-5215
Listen to “Love is the Key”

2009 – Sixth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – Dan Forrest – Greenville, SC
in paradisum…
SATB divisi, Hinshaw Music HMC2224
Listen to an excerpt from “in paradisum…”

2007 – Fifth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – David Cherwien – Minneapolis MN
The Souls of the Righteous
SSAATTBB a cappella, Morningstar Music 50-6066
National Lutheran Choir Series
Recorded by the National Lutheran Choir, on their CD Eternity 

2005 – Fourth Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – John Ferguson – Northfield, MN
Who Is This
SATB divisi and viola, MorningStar Music 50-6509 

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically)

Kevin Hildebrand – Fort Wayne, IN
Chorale Fantasia on MIT FRIED UND FREUD

Robert Garson Skinnell – La Crescenta, CA
Holy Spirit Mass

Susan Westhorp – Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
St. John Passion

2003 – Third Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First PrizePaul Weber – Hickory, NC
Arise, Shine
SATB divisi, Augsburg Fortress ED004989

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically)

J. William Greene – Lynchburg, VA
O, How I Love Your Law, O Lord
SATB a cappella, Paraclete Press PPM0207

Peter Mathews – Palatka, FL
Deck Thyself, My Soul, with Gladness
SATB, organ, MorningStar Music 50-6027

Aaron David Miller – Bowling Green, OH
Laudate Dominum

Robert Rathmell – Hillsdale, MI
Prayers to the Father

2001 – Second Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize –Richard Proulx – Chicago, IL
We Adore You, O Christ
SATB a cappella, Paraclete Press PPM09836

1999 – First Biennial ALCM Raabe Prize

First Prize – Robert Buckley Farlee – Minneapolis, MN
Solemn Reproaches of the Cross
Soloist, SATB, piano, Augsburg Fortress ED004729