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Music Composition Summer 2019 Public Events

The MFA in Music Composition residency will include a full schedule of performances on the VCFA campus from August 4 - 10, including many by…
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Admissions Open House 2019

You're invited! We would love to meet you on campus for our annual open house on Saturday, September 7, from 9 am to 4 pm.
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News May 20, 2019

Megan DiGeorgio (MC ’20) Receives New Music Commission

Megan DiGeorgio ('20) was recently selected by Fear No Music, a new music and advocacy group based in Portland, OR, to compose a work based on the…
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News May 20, 2019

Hub New Music

Hub New Music is “one of the most talked about younger contemporary classical ensembles” (Oregon ArtsWatch). With its unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin, and…
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Kylwyria

Comprised of three forward-thinking musicians, Kylwyria actively pursues collaborations with living composers and illuminates work written since Gyorgy Ligeti’s seminal Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano…
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Anna’s Ghost

Equally at home performing new contemporary and experimental works, playing to picture, improvising on jazz pieces, backing songwriters, and more, Anna’s Ghost plays and performs…
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News May 14, 2019

Kyle Pederson (MC ’17) Wins American Prize

Congratulations to MFA in Music Composition alum Kyle Pederson (2017)!
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News May 14, 2019

Carla Kihlstedt

Carla Kihlstedt is a songwriter, composer, singer and violinist.
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Rick Baitz

Rick Baitz composes chamber, electronic, vocal, orchestral, and film music, as well as music for theater and dance. His work has been performed at venues…
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Michael Early

Michael Early makes music at the elusive borders of the classical, the popular, the traditional, and the avant-garde. He will happily use any technique or…
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