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Oscar Bettison

Photo credit: Sarah Bettison
b. 1975

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Works explore boundaries of pitch and noise, classical and rock, convention and invention * Evolving rhythmic cycles and industrial sonorities * Writes for existing instruments with creative and re-imagined roles, as well as "Cinderella" instruments (invented instruments made from found materials) * Many works involve electro-acoustic elements * "An unconventional lyricism and a menacing beauty" (WNYC Soundcheck) * Commissions include Los Angeles Philharmonic, MusikFabrik, So Percussion, Ensemble Klang, Bang on a Can All Stars, London Sinfonietta, Rolf Hind, Roundhouse (London), Tonlagen Festival (Dresden, Germany), and the BBC * Composition Faculty at Peabody Institute since 2009

Works by Oscar Bettison include:
Livre des Sauvages (2012) for large ensemble
B+E (with aggravated assault) (2006) for bass clarinet, percussion, piano, electric guitar, violin, and cello
Gauze Vespers (2007) for clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cello
O Death (2005–07) for 2 saxophones, trombone, percussion, piano, and electric guitar

For more information and sound samples, please visit www.oscarbettison.com
Looking Ahead: The world premiere of Bettison’s Lights in Ashes in its new orchestration will be given by the New World Symphony with conductor Dean Whiteside in April.
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