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Chris Artley at RNZ Interview, Jan 2020.
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November 2011: Winner of Amadeus Choir of Toronto’s 2011 Seasonal Song-Writing competition, Adult Amateur SATB Accompanied category, with ‘The Ashwell Carol’

March 2013: First equal in Australian and New Zealand Viola Society Composition for two or more Violas, with ‘Ah Waiheke’

May 2013: Winner of Lutheran Youth Choir of North America 2013 International Choral Composition Contest, with ’The Lord is my Shepherd'

May 2013: Winner of European Choral Association competition in the frame of Youth Choirs in Movement, with ‘The Mock Turtle’s Song’

May 2014: Joint Winner of Recital Music Sixty-Second Song Competition in United Kingdom, with ‘Houses of Dreams’

June 2014: Winner of XIIth International Composers Competition Jihlava 2014 in Czech Republic, with ‘Cantate Domino’

June 2014: “Declared works of interest” in the form of mixed voices in the VIIIth Amadeus International Choral Composition Contest in Spain, with two works: ‘Agnus Dei and ’Ave Maria’

August 2015: 3rd Prize winner in ‘1st International Japanese Choral Composition Competition’, with ‘Agnus Dei’

January 2016: ’1st Prize Winner in the 2015 Cincinnati Camerata Composition Contest’ with ‘Qui Creavit Caelum’

July 2017: Winner of '2017 Freudig Singers of Western New York Choral Composition Competition', with 'Love Came Down at Christmas' 

November 2017: Winner of 'Leeds Philharmonic Christmas Carol Competition', with 'Christmas Bells'

December 2017: Winner of 'St Mary-at-Hill Carol Composition Competition 2017', with 'The Promised Child'

January 2019: Winner of District of Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Competition for a Commissioned Composition for Organ Solo, with 'Toccata for Organ'

December 2019: Winner of 'Second Leeds Philharmonic Christmas Carol Competition', with 'Cradle Song'

January 2020: Winner of 2020 Eastern Michigan University Composition Competition with 'Ubi Caritas et Amor' 

January 2021: Winner of open category of Compose Aotearoa! NZ 2020 with 'Matariki'

August 2021: Winner of Fourth International Composition Competition for Children's and Youth Choirs Corinfesta (category B) with 'You Can Still Dream'.

January 2022: Winner of the 2022 Music Unites the World Songwriting Contest with 'It Starts With You'.

March 2022: Winner of the 5th IFCM International Choral Composition Competition World Choral Day category, with 'On the Road of Life'.

October 2022: Winner of the 2022 Grace Church Composition Competition with 'The Kings They Came From Out The South'.

October 2022: Winner of the XXXV International Juan Bautista Comes Choral Composition Competition, Segorbe with 'Sanctus in 8 parts'.

December 2022:  Joint winner of the RSCM Harold Smart Composition Competition, with 'In the Sound of Song'.

February 2023:  2nd Prize in 1st Leonardo da Vinci Composition Competition (Children Choirs Category) with ‘Singing Together’.

October 2023:  Joint First Prize in the 2023 TAVAC Composition Competition with ‘Scherzo Seven’.

October 2023:  ‘O Magnum Mysterium' voted favourite piece by RNZ Concert listeners in Settling The Score 2023

December 2023:  Winner of the inaugural London Choral Sinfonia Carol Competition with 'Christmas Day'.

O Magnum Mysterium by Chris Artley - all parts sung by American tenor, Matt Curtis.
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