Sami Seif wins Ensemble 126's Composition Competition
 

Seif wins Ensemble 126’s Composition Competition

Sami Seif was named the winner of Ensemble 126‘s inaugural composition competition. Seif was selected from 96 applicants. As a result, he has been commissioned to write a piece for Ensemble 126 which will be premiered on Thursday, August 11 at the NFA Convention in Chicago.

Sami Seif wins second prize for his Harp Concerto and first prize for Orientalism

Seif wins multiple awards at the SOCAN Foundation’s 2021 Young Composer Competition

Sami Seif was recognized by the SOCAN Foundation in the prestigious Young Composer Competition for both his Harp Concerto and his string quartet Orientalism (2020) . Seif received second prize in the orchestra category and third prize in the chamber category. 

 

ASCAP Foundation names Seif as an Honorable Mention for the 2021 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

 


ASCAP Foundation names Seif as an Honorable Mention for the 2021 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

Sami Seif was recognized by the ASCAP Foundation in the prestigious Morton Gould Young Composer Awards for his string quartet Orientalism (2020) .

the Flute View, Sami Seif

Seif’s Miniatures from Phoenicia reviewed on The Flute View

Sami Seif’s Miniatures from Phoenicia (2020) for Flute Alone, dedicated to and premiered by Mary Kay Fink of The Cleveland Orchestra was reviewed on the online magazine The Flute View by Jessie Nucho. The reviewer described Seif’s use of microtones as “striking”.