If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Robert Kyr, the Director of the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, or Daniel Daly, Assistant to the Director at

Robert Kyr,

Director of the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium


Currently, Kyr is Philip H. Knight Professor of Music and chair of the composition department at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, where he has developed new models for teaching composition. The program at Oregon is presently one of the largest in the United States, and in addition to teaching, Kyr directs the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, the Music Today Festival, and the Vanguard Concert and Workshop Series, as well as the Pacific Rim Gamelan.

Phone: (541) 870-1099

Daniel Daly,

Assistant to the Director & Administrative Coordinator


Daniel Daly is a Graduate Teaching Fellow in Composition at the University of Oregon, and founder and co-director of the multimedia performing ensemble sonos domum (one of the seven student-run new music ensembles at the University of Oregon).

Phone: (541) 324-7010

Joanne Na,

Administrative Coordinator & Webmaster


Joanne Na is a Master's student in Composition and Graduate Teaching Fellow at the University of Oregon.


Tao Li,

Administrative Coordinator 


Tao Li is a Doctoral candidate in Music Composition at the University of Oregon. She is the director of the TaiHei Ensemble (pronounced “tie-hey”) - a new music ensemble based in Eugene, Oregon looking to facilitate, explore, and enhance dialogue between cultures through the creation and performance of world music. 


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