We are thrilled to announce that River Hill High School student Jacob Parker (Class of 2017) has been named as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2nd Annual TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educators ) National Electronic Music Composition Contest.
The contest attracted entries throughout the United States and from all levels of education, up to collegiate level. Jacob won for his piece entitled "Can't Touch Punk Wonderland" in which he used Pro Tools and Ableton Live software to combine the major musical elements of some classic 1970s and 1980s music into a new composition.
Jacob's composition portfolio, which includes his winning composition as well as many others which he composed during his Music Tech classes, can be viewed here: http://jakeparkermusic.weebly.com/
Jacob wins a plaque as well as a Yamaha synthesizer, a full music production software package, headphones, and a portable bluetooth MIDI controller.