Choral Performance Award
For Nico Muhly’s How Little You Are, Conspirare/Austin Classical Guitar/Texas Performing Arts
Ensemble (Classical) Award
The awards – given by an informal group of arts writers from the Austin American-Statesman and the Austin Chronicle – celebrate outstanding achievement in a variety of categories across the arts disciplines.
Critics who chose this year’s awards were the American-Statesman’s freelancers Cate Blouke, Claire Canavan, Luke Quinton and Claire Spera and American-Statesman arts critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin along with Chronicle arts editor Robert Faires and freelancers Elizabeth Cobbe, Caitlin Greenwood, Adam Roberts, Seth Orion Schwaiger and Jonelle Seitz. (from austin360.com)