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9/18: Hope College Winds perform “Krummholz”

The Hope College Wind Ensemble will reprise their spring performance of Krummholz Variations on a program of chamber music for winds and brass. The Ensemble is part of a nationwide consortium of ensembles that commissioned Krummholz Variations as a companion piece for the unique instrumentation of Stravinsky’s beloved Octet: flute, clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets and 2 trombones. Inspired […]

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Video: Trio Siciliano records “Illuminated”

Yesterday, Trio Siciliano recorded Oliver’s piece Illuminated by the Light of Two Ships Passing in the Night for their upcoming album on U07 records. Here’s a video clip from the studio:

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National Park Service Features “Fairsted”

The National Park Service is currently showcasing Oliver’s work Fairsted: A Brookline Overture on the home page of Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. Commissioned by the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, the piece is a tribute to Olmsted, widely considered the father of American Landscape Architecture. Click here to see the musical highlight (bottom left) and to learn […]

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Landscape Music Essay Features Oliver’s Work

Christina Rusnak writes about Oliver’s work with the Firebrand Concert Series in her Landscape Music essay “Commissioning Landscape Music.”  The article highlights To the Sea, a string quartet that will be on Oliver’s forthcoming album You Are Not Alone.  Read it Here.  

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Recording Academy Welcomes Oliver

The Recording Academy has recognized Oliver’s work in the field with a voting membership. He’ll have the honor of voting on Grammy Awards in the top categories, as well as classical field specialties.

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Flute New Music Consortium Profiles Oliver

The Flute New Music Consortium profiled Oliver for their Composer Spotlight Series.  Read the article here.

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