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June 2020

Adam Eason: Composing for Beginning Strings – Finding the “Fun” in “Fundamental.”

June 8 @ 7:30 pm
OR United States

Writing new music for student musicians is a practice as old as composition itself, and is necessary for a healthy living tradition. This discussion will cover string technique from the perspective of a teacher, and show how a diverse and satisfying range of music can be written from basic pedagogical building blocks. We will also cover a few common pitfalls when writing for strings so that the music is as accessible and idiomatic as possible. Watch from anywhere in the…

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New Music Gathering 2020

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Music Gathering

Watch our one-hour concert video, which was Cascadia Composers' part of New Music Gathering, an annual conference dedicated to the performance, production, promotion, support and creation of new concert music! See and hear works by Christina Rusnak, Jay Derderian, Tomas Svoboda, Greg A Steinke, Theresa Koon and Daniel Brugh. The concert was introduced with Cascadia's brand-new promo video, created by Jennifer Wright, who also assembled and edited the concert video. This event was streamed live on June 17th, 2020 at…

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July 2020

In Good Hands 2020 Concert (virtual concert)

July 11 @ 3:00 pm
Colored Hands

Cascadia Streams presents: The 10th annual In Good Hands Concert featuring student performers playing Cascadia Composers works! Tune in for the concert video of one of Cascadia Composers' favorite yearly traditions, the In Good Hands recital. Talented student performers from both the Portland and Eugene metro areas play new music written by Cascadia Composers members. Please check out the program for this virtual concert here: In Good Hands 2020 Program. Oregon Arts Watch has done a wonderful write-up called Passing…

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Del Sol String Quartet Livestream

July 25 @ 6:00 pm
Del Sol String Quartet

Please join us for a FREE concert of new music by four Cascadia Composers: Antonio Celaya, Dawn Sonntag, Paul Safar, and Jeff Winslow. Cello and viola duos and works for violin solo, specifically written for this special event will be performed by members of the terrifically talented and musically adventurous Del Sol String Quartet as part of their ongoing Saturday night presentations during the Covid-19 crisis. This Del Sol / Cascadia Composers co-production was livestreamed from the Bay Area on…

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September 2020

Presentations by Liz Nedela and Dr. Greg A Steinke

September 14 @ 7:30 pm

Free and open to the public! Watch from anywhere in the world! Zoom link (go here at time of presentation): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86997739502 (for more Zoom details see below) 1st - Liz Nedela: Archiving and Protecting Our Compositions 1. Cataloging, archiving, and protecting our work is crucial and provides valuable records for many aspects in the music world, as well as for our eventual heirs. This can become time consuming; but to make it easier, we can set up a process to fill in the…

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