Sunday, September 15, 2019

Brian McWhorter

Brian McWhorter, it is true, is "fabulous and fearless" (The Oregonian, 2/14) but his life is also "punctuated by spasms and flutters" (The Oregonian, 2/14) which may or may not help the reader understand what it means when his work is described as "bobbing high and diving deep" (The Oregonian, 2/14). All in all, generally and specifically, and to sum up his body of work, it could probably be said that, through it all, or most of it anyway, McWhorter, by most measures, "maintains some semblance of order amid the mayhem" (The Oregonian, 2/14).
Born and raised in Portland, I am an associate professor of music at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

Representative Works:
Elixirs (2013), an opera
Tyranny of the Senses (2011), a ballet
Music for 10,000 Meters (2014), a race


Visit Me Online:
Oregon Connection: Born and raised in Portland, I am an associate professor of music at the University of Oregon in Eugene.