Junior Takes First in Electronic Music Contest

  • Electronic Musician Mark Moskwa wins First Place


    Congratulations to Mark Moskwa who took First Place in the 2008 Northeastern University Electronic Music High School Competition with his original composition entitled “Profound Stress.”  “What an honor!” said Sayville Music Teacher Mr. Andrew Giammalvo who was obviously thrilled for Mark. According to the Northeastern University Website; (http://www.musictech.neu.edu/05_compcontest.html)

    “The Music Technology program of the Music Department, Northeastern University, Boston holds an electronic-music composition contest for high school composers from the Northeast. The first prize is a cash award of $250 and a performance of the winning work on a public concert at Northeastern in Boston in Spring, 2008. The second place winner receives an award of $100 and a public performance of his or her work. Both winners also receive a free copy of Cakewalk's Sonar 7 Producer Edition and Garritan's Personal Orchestra sample library. The music departments of both winners also receive a copy of both programs. Additional awards will be given at the judges' discretion.”


    To listen to Mark’s abstract work and his composition notes as well as to review the judges comments go to