The Austin Symphony announced the winners of its Sarah & Ernest Butler Texas Young Composers Competition.

Some 31 young composers — age 18 and younger — entered this year, the competition’s sixth. A total of 12 won in the multi-tiered competition.

Each of the winning compositions will be played by the Austin Symphony Orchestra June 18 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Matthew Thomas (Coppell), Andromeda, First Prize – $3,000Alan Mackwell (Houston), A Belgian and his Friend, Second Prize – $2,500Austin Ali (Dallas), Larger Than Life, Third Prize – $2,000Maximilien Hein (Cedar Park), The Sorcerer’s Garden, Fourth Prize – $1500Sophie Mathieu (Austin), The Odyssey, Fifth Prize – $1000Zachary Berry (Kennedale), Ode to Peace, $500Collin Cartwright (College Station), A Joyous Time, $500Isabel Goodwin (Coppell), Internal Armageddon, $500Quentin Johnston (San Antonio), Prime Movement, $500Dara Li (Plano) , Shangri-La, $500Daniel Miller (The Woodlands), Going Home, $500Aaron Samadzada (Richardson), The Damsel in Distress, $500

More about the concert here: http://www.austinsymphony.org/events/6th-annual-austin-symphony-sarah-and-ernest-butler-texas-young-composers-concert/