OREGON BACH FESTIVAL
COMPOSERS SYMPOSIUM

OBF 50th Anniversary Year

MUSIC TRANSFORMING LIVES 2020:

 

Monday, June 29, 2020 through Thursday, July 9, 2020

Date of Departure: Friday, July 10, 2020

 

Application Deadlines

Early Decision: Monday, April 6, 2020

Final Deadline: Monday, April 20, 2020

Hear your music performed

by guest artists and ensembles, by members

of the Artists Collaborative Ensemble, and by OBFCS Vocal Fellows.

Sing, play, and conduct your music

and works by your colleagues as a musician

in the Artists Collaborative Ensemble and/or as an OBFCS Vocal Fellow.

Interact with composers-in-residence, guest artists,

and symposium director, Robert Kyr

in master classes, presentations, and rehearsals.

Receive feedback, share your own ideas, and discuss new ideas

with your fellow composers and performers.

Compose & perform music on relevant contemporary themes

The environment––peace-making––

bridging the divides within society––

diversity, equity & inclusion––or any theme of your choice

Composers-in-Residence

 

Gabriela Lena Frank

Director, Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music


Paola Prestini

Director, National Sawdust (Performing Arts Center, NYC)

Brad Wells

Director, Roomful of Teeth (Contemporary Vocal Ensemble)


Robert Kyr

Director, Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

OBFCS Guest Artists & Mentors

 

Estelí Gomez

soprano (Vocal Fellows Program)

Libby Van Cleve

oboe; Director, Oral History of American Music (Yale University)

James Shields

clarinet

David Felberg

violin; Co-Director, Chatter Albuquerque

Inés Voglar Belgique

violin

Nancy Ives

cello

Jeffrey Zeigler

cello

ROOMFUL OF TEETH

Contemporary Vocal Ensemble; Brad Wells, Director

DELGANI STRING QUARTET

Jannie Wei, violin

Wyatt True, violin

Kimberlee Uwate, viola

Eric Alterman, cello

TRADE WINDS ENSEMBLE

Jonathan Hannau, piano, composer

Suzanne Hannau, flute, voice

Ellen Hindson, oboe

Brandon Scott Rumsey, bassoon, composer

Midori Samson, bassoon

Jamie Sanborn, french horn

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