David Evan Thomas is the winner of the Renée B. Fisher Composer Award in the Elementary/Middle School Division for 2017.

The awards, sponsored by The Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT, are for short piano pieces to be featured in the Renée B. Fisher Young Pianists Competition.

Award includes cash prize and travel to attend the Competition. Thomas was the only American among the four winners and two alternates. Press release here (opens as pdf).