Tombeau de Claude Debussy à Travers la Mer

100 years to the day of Claude Debussy’s death, ten Cascadia composers will pay musical tribute to his life, work, and influence, echoing “Tombeau de Claude Debussy,” his postwar memorial concert, from “across the sea”.

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Portland Columbia Symphony: Triumph

Drama and passion are embodied in three of the finest works by Dvorak, Schumann, and the winner of this year’s PCSO/Cascadia Composers Composition Competition, Sean Osborn.

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Big Horn Brass: Music of Masters Past and Present

This exciting collaborative program with Big Horn Brass features works by members of Cascadia Composers along with masterpieces by Debussy, Mozart, Puccini, and Bach!

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Cascadia Composers is one of the state´s most valuable artistic entities.

Brett Campbell

Oregon ArtsWatch

If you’re accustomed to thinking of contemporary music programs as wildly heterogeneous mixes of the accessible, the abstruse and the alarming, you’d likely have found Wednesday’s opening concert of the National Association of Composers/USA conference surprisingly cohesive and consonant

James McQuillen


Who We Are

We engage our community through the creation, performance, and promotion of contemporary musical art, while providing resources and opportunities to Cascadia composers.

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The Cascadia Composers are a welcome addition to the Portland new music scene with a healthy blend of compositional styles and individual takes on musical forms

Aaron Berenbach

Northwest Reverb

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Potential performances of the chamber music
of Cascadia members may occur in Washington,
Oregon, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York,
Baton Rouge, Tennessee and Virginia.


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