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NewMusicShelf Carries Oliver’s Catalog

NewMusicShelf, a marketplace for sheet music from independently published composers,  is now carrying Oliver’s catalog. The first title is Illuminated by the Light of Two Ships Passing in the Night (violin, cello, piano)—Oliver’s most performed work—and additional pieces are coming soon.

July 28 – August 17: VCCA Fellowship

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) has invited Oliver back for a fourth fellowship this summer.  A storied artist colony on 400 acres of Blue Ridge farmland, VCCA provides composers, authors and visual artists space and time to work in an inspirational setting. While in residence, Oliver will be working on a new arrangement of his short opera Symposium, to […]

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May 7: Eastman, Stanley & Chubet perform “Connect All”

This Sunday, Sarah Eastman, Justin Stanley and James Chubet will reprise their November performance of Oliver’s Connect All. We All Connect., at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Canton, Massachusetts.  The piece probes the strength and fragility of human connection, with poignant text by master palindromist Barry Duncan. Sunday, May 7, 10:30am First Parish Unitarian Universalist 1508 […]

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April 29 & 30: West Medford Open Studios

On April 29 & 30, over 70 artists across Medford, Massachusetts open their doors to the public. Oliver will be sharing his work at the Brooks School on 388 High Street. Stop by to explore Oliver’s “listening gallery,” chat about the process of composing a piece, and purchase recordings and sheet music. For more information on […]

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Photos: Some Assembly Required Performs “Krummholz”

Some Assembly Required performed Oliver’s octet Krummholz Variations April 21 at the Salem Old Town Hall, April 22 at the Korean Church of Boston, and April 23 at the All Newton Music School. Here are a few photos from the weekend.

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Live Stream Tonight: Hope College Wind Ensemble

Tonight at 7:30pm, the Hope College Wind Ensemble will live stream their performance of Oliver’s octet Krummholz Variations.  Watch it HERE. The program also includes Gabe Southard’s  arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov`s Symphony No. 2 “Antar,” and David Maslanka`s Symphony No. 4.

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