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OREGON BACH FESTIVAL
COMPOSERS SYMPOSIUM

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED:

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021

MUSIC TRANSFORMING LIVES 2021:

VIRTUAL FESTIVAL

 

Friday, June 25, 2021 through Sunday, July 11, 2021

All items offered synchronously & asynchronously

 

Three Global Composition Projects

Renowned Guest Composers & Performers

International Songbook Project

Vocal Fellows Program

Composers Film Festival

Participant Composition Presentations

Co-create & Hear: Participate in three Global Composition Projects

Themes:

Social & Racial Justice--Collaboration with Fear No Music

The Environment & Global Climate Change--Collaboration with Delgani String Quartet

Bridging the Divisions in Society--Collaboration with 4 X 5 (piano duo)

Create music for an International Songbook Project

Your song may be composed on your own text--

A collaboration with with Conspirare Company of Voices

(Craig Hella Johnson, director)

Interact with composers-in-residence & guest artists,

Chen Yi, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, David Crumb,

and symposium director, Robert Kyr

in presentations & master classes.

Present recordings of your music or live improv to the entire symposium 

Hear music by & interact with symposium participants from the U.S., South America,

the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia & the Pacific Islands.  

Participate in the Composers Film Festival

As a composer, show films and/or videos for which you have composed music;

if you are a filmmaker, show films or videos that you have created.

Composers-in-Residence

 

Chen Yi

Professor, UMKC; Distinguished Visiting Professor in China


Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon

Professor of Composition, Eastman School of Music

David Crumb

Professor of Composition & Theory, University of Oregon

School of Music & Dance


Robert Kyr

Director, Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

OBFCS Guest Artists & Mentors

 

Estelí Gomez

Grammy-winning Soprano;

Mentor & Director, Vocal Fellows Program

Libby Van Cleve

Oboe;

Director, Oral History of American Music

(Yale University)

David Felberg

Violin;

Co-Director, Chatter Albuquerque

FEAR NO MUSIC

Amelia Lukas, flute

James Shields, clarinet

Inés Voglar Belgique, violin

Keiko Araki, violin

Kenji Bunch, viola

Nancy Ives, cello

Monica Ohuchi, piano

DELGANI STRING QUARTET

Jannie Wei, violin

Wyatt True, violin

Kimberlee Uwate, viola

Eric Alterman, cello

4 X 5

Christina Giuca Krause

Benjamin Krause

(Piano Duo)