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Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards Announces 2022 Nominees

The actual 2022 awards ceremony, where the winners for each category will be announced, is planned for Monday, November 21 @ 7pm EST and will be broadcasted live at

The enduring legacy of Marvin Hamlisch, one of America's most decorated composers, has been the basis for launching the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards in his honor and memory.

    NEW YORK, NY, November 01, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The enduring legacy of one of America's most decorated composers has been the basis for launching the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards, aimed at recognizing and enabling the next generation of music composition talent.

Following its tremendous success in 2019, 2020 & 2021, the 2022 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards expanded the competition categories to enable musicians to apply in the following six musical genres: Musical Theatre Composition, Film/Media Scoring, Classical Composition, Jazz Composition, Contemporary Pop and Contemporary R&B. Composers worldwide were eligible to compete in categories for Youth (under 18) and Emerging Composers (pre-professional composers aged 18+) for sponsored in-kind and cash prize packages.

"We are so grateful and humbled by the immense, diverse and extremely successful participation of composers in all music genres worldwide" said Betsy Walters and Peter H. Gistelinck, Co-Founding Board members of the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. "We are thrilled that, especially in these continued challenging times, we are able to make a difference in memory of the legendary Marvin Hamlisch."

Today, the nominees for the 2022 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards were announced as follows in the following categories:

Pascal Coppé (Belgium), Yohan Jager (Canada), Jeroen Jaspers - with Bas van Win (The Netherlands), Luke Snyder (United States), Seth Evan Stone (United States), Bas van Win - with Jeroen Jaspers (The Netherlands)

Inbal Cohen-Rasner (Israel), Serge Fattal (Armenia), YuehLing Li (Taiwan), Ruth Roshan (Australia), Su-Chan Sang (Dominican Republic)

Salvatore Cirillo (Italy), Claire Cope (United States), Ally Fiola (Canada), Oliviana Marie (United States), Luca Poletti (Italy)

Trish Causey (United States), Luke Enders (United States), Andrew Gerace - with Anna Rosengart (United States), Anna Rosengart - with Andrew Gerace (United States), Sulwyn Lok (Singapore), Veronica Mansour (United States)

Sophia Angelica (United States), Isabella Dusias (United States), Abel Libisch (United States), Lucia Linares (Spain), Da Jun Yoo (South Korea)

Oliviana Marie (United States)

Sean Carnahan (United States), Mandy Chassar Hesketh (United Kingdom), Felicity Handreck (Australia), Alexandre Manoukian (France), Leila Remzi (United Kingdom)

Benjamin Barish (United States), Maddy Chassar Hesketh (United Kingdom), Annika Joshi (United States), Alexander Moiseev (United States), Daniel Pengelly (United Kingdom)

John Critelli (United States), Levi Rodriguez (United States)

The actual 2022 awards ceremony is planned for Monday, November 21, 2022 @ 7pm EST and will be broadcast live at

An impressive line-up of celebrity presenters will be announced in the week of November 14, 2022.

The Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards has as its mission to champion the musical talent of youth and emerging composers from around the world. The awards have been created to honor the late Marvin Hamlisch, paying tribute to his remarkable legacy as both an artist of incomparable accomplishment, as well as an advocate for emerging talent. Mr. Hamlisch was one of only two people (along with fellow American composer Richard Rodgers) to have won an Emmy Award, Grammy Award, Oscar and Tony Award, in addition to the Pulitzer Prize, for his ground-breaking musical, "A Chorus Line".

The Marvin Hamlisch international Music Awards is grateful for the generous support of its founding partners: Queens College, Concord, Caroline's Cakes, ASCAP, Hal Leonard, Orange Tree Samples, MOTU, Embertone and Score a Score. Their contributions help expand the impact of the Marvin Hamlisch Scholarship fund at Queens College for many years to come.

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Marvin Hamlisch performs his very own hit song “Nobody Does It Better”, the main theme from the James Bond Movie “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977).