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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Daniel Daly is a Graduate Teaching Fellow in Music Theory 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
Susanna Payne-Passmore is a Graduate Teaching Fellow in Music Composition at the University of Oregon and the director/founder of the Composers of Oregon Chamber Orchestra, an ensemble for premiering new orchestral compositions by UO students.
Stephen Medlar is a doctoral student and graduate teaching fellow in composition at the University of Oregon.
Phone: (606) 312-4629
Rebecca Larkin is a Masters student in Composition at the University of Oregon, and flutist and co-director/founder of Wind Speaks (one of the seven student-run new music ensembles at the University of Oregon).
Martín Quiroga Jr. is a freelance composer / performer / educator based in Houston, TX. Most recently, he has been named Festival Director of the 2018 Space City New Music Festival.
Jacob Walls is a Benjamin Franklin Fellow in the doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania, and formerly, he received his M.M. in Composition and M.A. in Theory at the University of Oregon.
Robert “Bobby” Chastain is the assistant director for the chamber chorus at the University of California Berkeley, and teaches music and drama in the San Francisco Opera’s school outreach program. He currently lives in San Francisco, where he is a freelance composer and bassoonist.