Clark College’s Appert wins American Prize
Clark College’s music director and conductor of the school’s orchestra, Don Appert, has been named the 2011 winner of The American Prize in Orchestral Programming—Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award.
The award honors the memory of the Lithuanian conductor Maestro Vytautas Marijosius, music director of the Lithuanian State Opera, and for nearly thirty-five years director of orchestral activities at the Hartt School of Music of the University of Hartford, Connecticut.
Appert has guest conducted orchestras in Europe, Central America, Japan and Australia. He is also the music director of the Oregon Sinfonietta and the Sanctuary Choir director for the First United Methodist Church of Vancouver.
The American Prize is a series of new, nonprofit, national competitions. For more information, visit www.theamericanprize.org.