Category Archives: Performances

American Prize, Third Place Winner

Yesterday, Oliver was named an Third Place Winner for his choral work We Exist, with lyrics by Naseem Rakha. We Exist responds to the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Virginia with a call for love of people of all races, faiths and genders. Oliver is also a 2019-20 Honored Artist of the American Prize. The honorees, […]

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June 13: Juventas Premieres “Alone Together”

Juventas New Music Ensemble will premiere Oliver’s new work Alone Together (soprano, piano) in a live broadcast concert that will cap the ensemble’s 15th annivesary season. Oliver composed Alone Together this spring while social distancing. WATCH OLIVER TALK ABOUT ALONE TOGETHER The program also includes Oliver’s trio In the Direction of Dreams (clarinet, cello, piano) […]

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Cancelled: June 5-7 Performances by Juventas and New Hampshire Master Chorale

Juventas and the New Hampshire Master Chorale have cancelled their joint performances June 5-7 due to COVID-19. The concerts were to include a full program of Oliver’s music, including two world premieres. They will be rescheduled for Fall 2020.  

4/15: Julia Carey Performs ‘For Pondering’ in Live Stream

Julia Scott Carey will perform Oliver’s solo piano work For Pondering in a live-streamed performance Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00pm.  The concert is part of Stay Home with Juventas, a series of 12 weekly performances, live-streamed from musicians homes. Wednesday, April 15, 8:oopm Stay Home with Juventas  

Cancelled: April 4 Juventas Concert

Juventas New Music Ensemble has cancelled its April 4 concert “Encore” to support the community fight against COVID-19 through social distancing.  The program was to have included Oliver’s The New Colossus alongside other audience favorites from the ensemble’s 2019-20 season.

Postponed: 3/15 AVMS Performance of ‘We Exist’

Due to COVID-19, The Assabet Valley Mastersingers have postponed their performance of We Exist with the Algonquin Regional High School Chamber Choir. The program will be rescheduled for Fall 2020.