Rebecca Oswald is an award-winning composer with many areas of expertise and excellence. From 1981-1995 she was a freelance pianist performing in Houston, Texas. In 1998 she earned her BMus in Music Theory and Composition, summa cum laude, from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. In 2001 she completed her MM in Music Composition from the University of Oregon School of Music. Today she is a full-time composer, arranger, orchestrator, producer, and pianist, residing in Eugene.
Rebecca has written numerous works for solo instruments, various chamber ensembles, full orchestra, a clarinet concerto, and one choral/orchestral work. The Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra recently premiered her orchestral work, Man of Oregon, on their July 1st concert. Rebecca has also composed music and lyrics for all types and sizes of choral ensembles. Her works have been performed in the U.S. and in numerous other countries. Enjoying great variety in her musical output, Rebecca has written and produced music for two CD-ROM strategy games. She composed, recorded, and produced the soundtrack for the three-hour video documentary series A History of the University of Oregon (2001, 2007), and has orchestrated one feature film.
In 2005 Rebecca released October Wind, a CD of beautiful original solo piano works, available online at CDbaby.com, and in Eugene at Borders, CD World, and Tsunami Books. She is the musical director at the Tango Center in Eugene, where she performs regularly.
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