Composer Rebecca Oswald

Composer Rebecca Oswald

Rebecca Oswald composes music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, choruses, solo piano, and solo voices. In 2016 her first opera premiered in Bend, Oregon. In 2015 she received an Honorable Mention for “Theseus and the Minotaur” from The American Prize in Composition (chamber music, professional division); several of her other chamber and choral works also achieved semifinalist and finalist status for The American Prize in 2014 and 2015.

Oswald has released two CDs of original piano music, “Whereas” (2011) and “October Wind” (2005). Several of her chamber and orchestral works have been recorded by other artists as well. Enjoying great variety in her work, Oswald has also scored music for CD-ROM games, documentaries, and film.

Oswald received a bachelor of music degree summa cum laude in music theory and composition from Westminster Choir College of Rider University (1998), and a master of music degree in music composition from the University of Oregon School of Music (2001) where she was on the faculty from 2002-2004. Today she lives in Oregon and is a full-time composer and pianist.

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