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Feb. 10 & 11: Bronx Arts Ensemble premieres “All the Wings You Gave Us”

The Bronx Arts Ensemble will premiere Oliver’s new wind quintet All The Wings You Gave Us on February 10-11. Commissioned by the Bronx Arts Ensemble, the piece was written in memory of Bill Scribner. Bill founded the Bronx Arts Ensemble in 1972 and led the organization for over 40 years. He understood the uplifting power of music […]

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Oliver’s New Album Is Out – Order Your Copy Today!

Oliver’s second studio album, You Are Not Alone, is out – order your copy today! Juventas New Music Ensemble performs the music of Artistic Director, award-winning composer Oliver Caplan. Inspired by the resiliency of the human spirit and beauty of the natural world, You Are Not Alone celebrates stories of social justice, conservation and community. This luminous […]

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American Prize Semi-Finalist

The American Prize named Oliver a semi-finalist for the 2017 prize in vocal chamber music composition for Connect All. We All Connect (soprano, horn, piano). The piece, commissioned by Anne Howarth, explores the strength and fragility of human connection through poignant lyrics by mater palindromist Barry Duncan. It is the capstone track on Oliver’s new album You Are Not […]

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12/8: Malden Creates Composer Talk & CD Signing

Malden Creates presents “Composer’s Talk,” a conversation about Oliver’s compositional process and how a piece develops from concept to performance.  Oliver will also be signing pre-release copies of his new album You Are Not Alone. The event takes place at the Malden Pops Up Artist Marketplace, a holiday gallery gift shop and performance venue, featuring work of […]

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Nov. 10-12: Boston Opera Collab. performs Symposium

The Boston Opera Collaborative and Boston New Music Initiative will perform a new chamber arrangement of Oliver’s 2012 short opera Symposium.  Symposium (story and libretto by Anne Ray) hovers over a vacant and impersonal landscape of cubicles and hotel conference rooms, following the inner mind of its protagonist as she steps into that familiar and fractured sense of […]

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Oliver Appointed Artistic Director of Juventas!

The Board of Directors of Juventas New Music Ensemble has appointed Oliver Artistic Director! As the leader of Juventas, he will be responsible for setting the artistic vision, curating concert programming and overseeing administrative operations. Oliver’s long long-term partnership with Juventas has included performances of 15 of his works, including 5 premieres, studio recordings, and two terms on the […]

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