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Master Class deadline approaching

  • Jan 25, 2013

The deadline to apply for the 2013 conducting master class is approaching. All required audition material must arrive at the OBF office by February 15. Up to 12 selected conductors will be notified by March 1 with the entire roster set by mid-March. From June 27 – July 10, the Master Class in Conducting offers conductors the unique opportunity to further develop their craft while studying under the direction of world-renowned Bach expert Helmuth Rilling and a staff of distinguished professionals. Class participants receive hands-on training and attend specialized workshops in preparation to conduct the OBF orchestra, chorus and soloists...

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Auditions coming soon for SFYCA

  • Jan 15, 2013

Calling all high school vocalists! Do you want to improve your singing voice with the help of world-renowned professionals? Perform in the beautiful Hult Center with 85 of the best singers in the country? This can all happen with the Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy, taking place June 27-July 9 during the 2013 Oregon Bach Festival.Now is the time to prepare for auditions! The SFYCA offers choral singers the opportunity to enhance their musicianship, attend OBF’s major concerts, and create unforgettable friendships while developing their creative talents.During the two-week program, students will work under the direction of Anton Armstrong, director...

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Szymanowski quartet returns to Beall

  • Jan 2, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10178" align="aligncenter" width="480"] The Syzmanowski Quartet performs January 27. Photo: Marco Borggreve[/caption] Ventures into old Vienna and the contemporary soundscapes of New York mark the "Flights of Imagination" in the winter series of ChamberMusic@Beall concerts January 27-April 7. The Sunday concert series is a joint production of the Oregon Bach Festival and University of Oregon School of Music and Dance. Returning to Eugene January 27 for the first time since two bravura concerts at the 2006 Oregon Bach Festival, the Szymanowski Quartet of Poland balances deft performances of the treasured repertoire with new works, especially those of their countryman...