New Pearls from the Antilles

Cascadia Composers is proud to present what is certain to be one of the most spirited and memorable concerts of this season, the Fear No Music Ensemble in New Pearls from the Antilles. This concert celebrates Cuban Art Music and offers a chance to meet visiting Cuban...
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Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra

The PCSO will present the winner of the first annual PCSO/ Cascadia Composers Competition. The orchestra performs two evocative and powerful works by the French Impressionist composer Claude Debussy and the Soviet master Dmitri Shostakovich. The program will also...
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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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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


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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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