The inaugural year of The Clearing at Portland State University will be a welcoming event for contemporary composers, pianists and new music lovers.  Our guest artists bring a wealth of expertise and talent that will enlighten and challenge participants.


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Arnaldo Cohen

Pianist

Artistic Director / Host of the Festival

Events

Arnaldo will be the host for the entire festival and will be available for conversations throughout the four days.


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Tamara Stefanovich

Pianist

Festival Curator
 

 

Events

Tamara will be available for conversations throughout the four days.

November 10, 2016 Opening Recital: Miniatures

November 11, 2016 Master Class

November 11, 2016 Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

November 12, 2016 Master Class

November 12, 2016 Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

November 13, 2016 Master Class

November 13, 2016 Demo: A Bridge Beyond the Score

November 13, 2016 Closing Recital: Etudes



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Events

November 11, 2016 Master Class

November 11, 2016 Recital: The Clearing Presents

November 12, 2016 Master Class

November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

November 13, 2016 Master Class

 

 


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Yihan Chen

Pianist and Composer

 

Events

November 11, 2016 Master Class

November 11, 2016 Recital: The Clearing Presents

November 12, 2016 Master Class

November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

November 13, 2016 Master Class


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Nancy Ives

Cellist

 

Events

November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

 

 


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November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

November 13, 2016 Panel: The Future of New Music


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Emily Cole

Violin

Events

November 12, 2016 Recital: Piano +

 


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David Schiff

Conductor and Professor

Events

November 11, 2016 Film: Elliot Carter

November 12, 2016 Panel: Composition - Demystifying the Process


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Lisa Marsh

Pianist, Composer and Professor

Events

November 11, 2016 Panel: Physiology and Psychology of Playing Contemporary Piano Music


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Greg Ewer

Violinist, Artistic Director of 45th Parallel

Events

November 13, 2016 Panel: The Future of New Music


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Ron Blessinger

Violinist, Artistic Director of Third Angle

Events

November 13, 2016 Panel: The Future of New Music


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Michael C. Liu, MD

Professor of Medicine

Events

November 11, 2016 Panel: Physiology and Psychology of Playing Contemporary Piano Music


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November 12, 2016 Panel: Composition - Demystifying the Process