Burn After Listening: Fire and Ice

Join us as the stunning PLACE warehouse hosts an adventurous multi-sensory concert exploring the elemental extremes of fiery intensity, icy stillness, and the fluid waterworlds between.   This debut event of the new group, "Burn After Listening," features new chamber,...
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Concert of Remembrance

As part of the Oregon Historical Society's "Second Sunday" Series, this concert commemorates the 75th anniversary of FDR's Executive Order 9066, which uprooted American citizens of Japanese descent all over the Western US and placed them in internment camps. In...
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Desire for the Sacred

Featuring vocal virtuoso special guests The Resonance Ensemble and organist Greg Homza, this concert presents deeply-felt modern music of many genres. Each piece expresses, in its own voice and perspective, the search for the divine in its myriad...
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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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