Apr 4, 2013
The first accolade of Maffe's young career was delivered on a surprising scale as he wins the international Humans in Space Youth Art Competition for his composition of "Alien Armada."
Out of hundreds of aspiring composers, Maffe's piece was evocative enough to the judges to earn the first place honors.
'Armada' is Maffe's ninth composition. Last year (3/8/12), it was premiered in a symphonic band arrangement under Maffe's baton at Colony High School.