NEWS

March 20: Juventas Performs Lunastella & Connect All

Juventas New Music Ensemble will perform two of Oliver’s works in its March 20 concert “Small Bear, Large Telescope.” Lunastella Fuga (string quintet), commissioned by the Sinfonietta of Riverdale, was composed during the dog days of summer, nights spent gaping at the stars and wandering the New Hampshire woodland aglow in the otherworldly light of […]

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Support Oliver’s Next Album “Watershed”

Oliver is producing his third studio album, Watershed. A balm for difficult times, Watershed offers uplifting music for troubled spirits. Oliver needs your help to record this music. He has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $15,000 of the $20,000 it will cost to produce Watershed. Independent classical albums like Watershed simply do not turn a profit. But […]

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2021 American Prize Semi-Finalist

Oliver is a Semi-Finalist for the 2021 American Prize in Vocal Chamber Music Composition, for The Big Deception! Scored for soprano, mezzo, cello and piano, The Big Deception shares the story of Irene Da Silva and Ivete Souza, as told in their own words. Irene was approved for a United States Green Card and instructed […]

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Penn State New Music Festival

The Penn State New Music Festival will present Oliver’s octet Krummholz Variations in a live-streamed performance on March 19. Oliver’s music was selected from an open call for scores with over 500 submissions. Krummholz Variations (flute, clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones) is a tone poem that recalls aspects of life in the alpine […]

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Hartwick Album Release Event

Celebrate the Hartwick Faculty Octet’s new album Stravinsky: Alone No More! Join Dr. Andrew Pease and composers Oliver Caplan, Michael Markowski, JoAnne Harris and Chris Lamb, for an intimate discussion about the music. Wednesday, January 27 at 7:00pm on ZoomClick Here for Registration Info

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Hartwick Octet: New Release!

The Hartwick College Faculty Octet (Andy Pease, Director) has released their new album Stravinsky: Alone No More, which includes the world premiere recording of Oliver’s Krummholz Variations. Inspired by life in the alpine zone, Krummholz Variations is an ode to moments of beauty in the face of harsh conditions. The piece was commissioned by a nationwide consortium of 12 […]

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