Charles Higgins
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My name is Charles Higgins and I have been composing music for about four years. I have been taking composition lessons from Ms. Harris since mid-2011.

Honors

  • 2011- Received Honorable mention in Senior Division for “Amaranthine” in the North Carolina MTNA composition competition
  • 2012- Received first place in Senior Division for “World of Fading Light” in the North Carolina MTNA composition competition

Performances

  • October 29, 2011- “Amaranthine” performed at Commissioned Composer and MTNA Composition Recital, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC
  • November 12, 2011- “Amaranthine” performed at Second Annual Gratitude Concert, Chapel Hill, NC
  • June 2, 2012- “World of Fading Light” performed at From Joy to Joy- A Musical Celebration, Chapel Hill, NC
  • November 3, 2012- “World of Fading Light” performed at Commissioned Composer and MTNA Composition Recital, UNC Chapel Hill
  • February 16, 2013- “Winter Forest” performed at Harmonia Third annual Gratitude Concert, Chapel Hill, NC
  • June 1, 2013- “Calm Seas” performed at A Beautiful Evening in June, Chapel Hill, NC

I look forward to continuing to write music and listen to music of others.

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ChinaBlues left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Happy Birthday from Hong Kong :)"
Oct 17, 2013
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Happy Birthday, Charles!    Now you can vote!!! "
Oct 17, 2013
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Congratulations to Charles Higgins who just finished Species One Counterpoint in all modes! "
Aug 8, 2013
Charles Higgins left a comment for Samantha Strowd
"I'm glad you liked Calm Seas, the audio file is on my website now. "
Jun 18, 2013
Samantha Strowd left a comment for Charles Higgins
"I like your song that was played at the recital is it on your website yet? I can't remember what it was called...."
Jun 14, 2013
Charles Higgins and Chloe Deshusses are now friends
Oct 20, 2012
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"I'm not 100% sure yet, but it looks like World might be a go for the 3rd!  I just got the third violinist, the cellist and a list of three possible violists.   Maybe, just maybe, your birthday present arrived in the nick of time.…"
Oct 17, 2012
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Happy Birthday, Charles!   Hope it's a great day today. Maybe I will have a birthday present for you soon - the last two performers for World!!  Cross your fingers..."
Oct 17, 2012
ChinaBlues left a comment for Charles Higgins
""Hi Charles - Happy Birthday from China! - Best wishes on your special day :)"
Oct 17, 2012
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Congratulations, Charles!   Your "World of Fading Light" won first prize in the Senior category of the MTNA Composition Competition, at the state level.  Those of us who have heard it performed are so excited at the chance…"
Oct 8, 2012
Charles Higgins is attending Harmonia's event
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MTNA Composition Competition Deadline at On-line application

September 12, 2012 all day
PLEASE NOTE:  THESE GUIDELINES ARE NEW:Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 12, 2012.Compositions will be uploaded online as a PDF file. Scores are NOT to be mailed. See More
Aug 12, 2012
Charles Higgins left a comment for Harmonia
"Happy birthday!"
Jul 30, 2012
Grace Gollmar left a comment for Charles Higgins
"I love your profile picture! Music jokes are always the best :)"
Jul 25, 2012
Charles Higgins left a comment for Harmonia
"That makes sense. Thanks."
Jul 24, 2012
Harmonia left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Note on that first "upside down" down bow symbol in the Debussy - here is what I found: The 'upside down' down bow symbol was used quite a lot once - especially in French publications. It simply means the same as the symbol when…"
Jul 23, 2012
ChinaBlues left a comment for Charles Higgins
"Hey Charles - great new profile picture -:)"
Jun 24, 2012

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At 2:05pm on October 17, 2013, ChinaBlues said…
Happy Birthday from Hong Kong :)
At 1:27pm on October 17, 2013, Harmonia said…

Happy Birthday, Charles!    Now you can vote!!! 

At 9:55am on August 8, 2013, Harmonia said…

Congratulations to Charles Higgins who just finished Species One Counterpoint in all modes! 

At 7:33pm on June 14, 2013, Samantha Strowd said…

I like your song that was played at the recital is it on your website yet? I can't remember what it was called....

At 10:14pm on October 17, 2012, Harmonia said…

I'm not 100% sure yet, but it looks like World might be a go for the 3rd!  I just got the third violinist, the cellist and a list of three possible violists.   Maybe, just maybe, your birthday present arrived in the nick of time. HB!!!

At 9:59am on October 17, 2012, Harmonia said…

Happy Birthday, Charles!   Hope it's a great day today. Maybe I will have a birthday present for you soon - the last two performers for World!!  Cross your fingers...

At 5:28am on October 17, 2012, ChinaBlues said…

"Hi Charles - Happy Birthday from China! - Best wishes on your special day :)

At 9:32pm on October 8, 2012, Harmonia said…

Congratulations, Charles!   Your "World of Fading Light" won first prize in the Senior category of the MTNA Composition Competition, at the state level.  Those of us who have heard it performed are so excited at the chance to hear it again!!   Great work.

At 6:05pm on July 25, 2012, Grace Gollmar said…

I love your profile picture! Music jokes are always the best :)

At 3:12pm on July 23, 2012, Harmonia said…

Note on that first "upside down" down bow symbol in the Debussy - here is what I found:

The 'upside down' down bow symbol was used quite a lot once - especially in French publications. It simply means the same as the symbol when it's the 'right way up'.

 
 
 

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