Contacts

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 Robert “Bobby” Chastain, the Assistant Director.

Robert Kyr, Director of the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

Robert Kyr, DirectorCurrently, Kyr is a 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.

Email: obfcomposers@gmail.com
Phone: (541) 346-3766
Website: www.robertkyr.com

 


Robert Chastain, Assistant Director

Robert ChastainRobert “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.

Email: obfcomposers@gmail.com
Phone: (352) 219-4522
Website: www.robertchastain.net

 


Alexander Johnson, Administrative Coordinator

AlexJohnsonAlex Johnson is a Graduate Teaching Fellow in Composition in the doctoral program at the University of Texas at Austin and Assistant Conductor of the UT New Music Ensemble.

 

Email: ajcomposer251@gmail.com
Phone: (802) 881-8332
Website: www.alexanderjohnsonmusic.com

 


 Jacob Tyler Walls, Administrative Coordinator

JTW @ PAM in elevator_800@10Jacob Walls is a Benjamin Franklin Fellow in the doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Email: jacobtylerwalls@gmail.com
Phone: (503) 707-2731
Website: www.jacobtylerwalls.com 

 

 

 

 


Rebecca Larkin, Administrative Coordinator

10523720_593982294049040_6780910266512346370_nRebecca 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).

Email: obfcomposers@gmail.com
Phone: (802) 922-7736
Website: www.rebecca-larkin.com


Daniel Daly, Administrative Coordinator

Daniel Daly Photo

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).

Email: obfcomposers@gmail.com
Phone: (541) 324-7010

Application Deadlines:

Early Decision:
Monday, April 11, 2016

Final Application Deadline:
Extended to Monday, May 2, 2016!

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by the early decision deadline; we will start to make admissions decisions at that time.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will continue to be accepted through Monday, May 2, 2016, which is the extended application deadline.