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'Emblems' at University of Oregon

  • 961 E 18th Ave Eugene, OR (map)

EMBLEMS is a wind quintet and collective of musicians who value individuality, storytelling, and collaboration. June 3rd we are giving a concert at the University of Oregon featuring some of our favorite works for wind quintet and a world premiere by Nathan Thatcher, commissioned by Emblems with the support of the Barlow Endowment for Musical Composition. 

Merryl Neille (Ann Arbor, MI), flute
Alex Hayashi (Las Vegas, NV), oboe
Clarissa Osborn (Portland, OR), clarinet**
Brandon Scott Rumsey (Ann Arbor, MI), bassoon**
Caroline Steiger (San Marcos, TX), horn

** Alumni of the University of Oregon!

SEEGER, Ruth Crawford - Suite (1952)
KARLSSON, Finnur - Mirrors (2010)
RUMSEY, Brandon Scott - Emblems (2016)
THATCHER, Nathan - Terms of Venery (2018)

The program will last approximately 50 minutes and the quintet will stay afterward for socialization and Q&A. 

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Earlier Event: May 22
A Trade Winds Ensemble Celebration!
Later Event: February 8
'Crystals' World Premiere