SFYCA: Music

  • Oct 30, 2013

OBF sponsors have generously underwritten these recordings. Please enjoy the excerpts linked below. To receive a free CD (subject to availability) please contact the SFYCA. If Music be the Food of Love (David Dickau) Published by Plymouth Music Company Administered by Colla Voce. Used by permission. She Take My Money (Matilda) (arr. Larry Farrow) Published by Play My Piano Music. Used by permission. Forrest Moyer - bass, Charles Dowd - percussion Vamuvamba (traditional Triki melody) (adapted and arr.by Boniface Mganga) ? earthsongs. Used by permission. Praise His Holy Name (Keith Hampton) Published by earthsongs. Used by permission. Moran Choir, Entrevoces, Youth Choral Academy. Oh, My Luve's Like a Red, Red...


OBF Orchestra

  • Oct 30, 2013

orchestraThe Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra includes instrumentalists from orchestras in the United States and Europe, as well as members from the music faculty of the University of Oregon. The core orchestra, chamber in size, performs and records Baroque repertoire and is the nucleus for larger symphonic and choral-orchestral works.


Berwick Chorus of the OBF

  • Oct 30, 2013

chorusThe Oregon Bach Festival Berwick Chorus is comprised of 54 professional singers, many of whom are choral conductors and voice teachers from across the United States. The choir, prepared by chorus master Kathy Saltzman Romey, performs all the choral works of Bach as well as significant oratorios and mass settings from the Baroque through the 21st Century. For these larger works, the ensemble is augmented by alumni and singers from the University of Oregon.

Organ Institute: How to Apply

  • Oct 29, 2013

Audition Requirements To apply for one of the participating positions, please provide the following: Organ Institute Audition Application. Curriculum vitae detailing performing and educational experience. Two recordings of you performing a Bach prelude and fugue (or comparable work). any work from the romantic or contemporary repertory. All materials must be received by April 3, 2014. Recordings should be saved as mp3 files and uploaded in the box below, along with PDF files of your resume and the application. Please make sure tracks are labeled clearly with your name and the name of the work. Email Dave at obforgan@uoregon.edu to confirm the files arrived. Hard copies by mail are also be...

Organ Institute: Fees and Facts

  • Oct 29, 2013

2014 Rates Tuition: $600 for participating organists as selected through the audition process; $300 for auditors. All fees are due by June 2, 2014. Room & board: $79 a night for a single room or $66 a night for a double room. Institute attendees requesting housing stay in Barnhart Hall on the University of Oregon campus and eat all meals through campus dining, which provides for a wide variety of tastes and dietary needs. Those requesting a double room without a specific roommate can have one assigned. Concert Tickets: Tickets for certain OBF concerts are included at no charge for class members, subject...

Organ Institute: Class Components

  • Oct 29, 2013

Throughout the six days of the institute, class members will be fully immersed in organ performance and the music of Bach through the following activities: Daily master classes with Paul Jacobs, Director of the Organ Institute, and Matthew Halls, Artistic Director of the Oregon Bach Festival. Seminars in various aspects of organ technique and performance. Concerts of the festival, including the St. Mark Passion by J.S. Bach and a recital by Paul Jacobs. Exploration of Eugene area organs, including the Brombaugh organ at Central Lutheran Church and the Hochhalter organ at First United Methodist Church. Tour Portland on a day trip to visit many of the...

Oregon Bach Festival Organ Institute

  • Oct 29, 2013

June 30 - July 5, 2014 [caption id="attachment_10608" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Organist Paul Jacobs. Photo: Christina Wilton[/caption] Click here to download the OBF Organ Institute flyer. The organ — a central instrument in the life and work of J.S. Bach — is now a part of the Oregon Bach Festival’s expanded educational offerings. The OBF Organ Institute, directed by Grammy-award winning organist Paul Jacobs, offers organists the opportunity to immerse themselves in the music of Bach and explore technique and interpretation through specialized seminars, master classes, and performance. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a member of the inaugural class. Click on the links...

Well-Tempered Clavier

  • Oct 28, 2013

OBF names Maclary as Master Class Director

  • Oct 22, 2013

Edward Maclary, one of the country’s top collegiate choral conductors and a nationally regarded clinician and educator, has been appointed to direct the Oregon Bach Festival’s Master Class in Conducting. Maclary, who has studied with Robert Shaw and Helmuth Rilling, will lead students through the day-to-day curriculum of the class. Matthew Halls, the Festival’s new artistic director, and Rilling, director emeritus, will serve as master teachers. Maclary is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Maryland School of Music. He maintains an active schedule as guest conductor for choral festivals and honors choirs throughout the...

Newmark Theatre

  • Oct 21, 2013


Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR (map)

Florence Event Center

  • Oct 21, 2013


Florence Events Center General Admission seating 715 Quince Street Florence, OR (map)

First United Methodist Church

  • Oct 21, 2013


First United Methodist Church General Admission seating 1376 Olive Street Eugene, OR (map)

Central Lutheran Church

  • Oct 21, 2013


Central Lutheran Church General Admission seating 1857 Potter Street Eugene, OR (map)