Composers of Western (COW)

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Equal Opportunity Institution. 24+ hours advance notice is appreciated for accommodations.

We're excited to invite you to our Spring 2023 COW (Composers of Western) Concert on Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30pm. The concert consists of brand-new works for voice, woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, and percussion, including three premieres by this year's COW Ensemble. Please join us for an evening of beautiful, exciting, and adventurous new music!

featured composers

  • Matthew Buethorn
  • Kiersten Carter-Hines
  • Jack Conklin
  • Amara Farah
  • Liam Kirkpatrick-Whaley
  • Joshua Kutzke
  • Cameron Nielson
  • Bryce Ronhaar
  • Cashmere Tobias

featured performers for this concert

  • Avery Alexander, piano
  • David Bissell, clarinet
  • Trevor Born, bassoon
  • Keegan Cass, percussion
  • Henry Cheuk, voice
  • Olive Dillemuth, horn
  • Faith Finch, oboe
  • Kate Hales, flute
  • Nehemiah Jones, voice and cello
  • Liam Kirkpatrick-Whaley, voice and piano
  • Lilly Kister, voice
  • Mikko Laulainen, trombone
  • Zachary Lewis, voice
  • Ben Medranda, horn
  • German Navarrete, tuba
  • Linda Ost, voice
  • Bella Presnall, voice
  • Shayn Sath, euphonium
  • Madeleine Schatz, voice
  • Zoie Youngren, trombone
  • Ya'am Zahavy-Mittelman, voice

COW Ensemble

  • Benjamin Steinberg, flute
  • Jayson Dick, clarinet
  • Daniel Kolb, violin
  • Sara Kaiser, cello
  • Paige Wiesinger, piano
  • Luke Kane, percussion