• Composer Douglas Fisk Jules November 2, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composer Douglas Fisk

    We’d like to introduce Douglas Fisk, whose winning song cycle Banjo and Shadows sets Carl Sandburg’s stirring poetry in motion. OOO’s Jake Jacobsen has been preparing the piece for the 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song, and had these questions for the composer: Jake: Sandburg’s Chicago Poems compilation must contain at least one hundred […]

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  • Composer Kevin March Jules November 1, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composer Kevin March

    On Friday, November 3rd, One Ounce Opera will premiere an important piece — Songs of Remembrance and Resistance — at the 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song. OOO soprano Amy Selby, along with Veronica Williams, will perform the song cycle. Let’s hear about it from Amy and composer Kevin March now. Amy: It […]

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  • Serpa headshots2016-2 Jules October 30, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composer Steven Serpa

    Welcome back 2-time FSO winner Steven Serpa, Austin-based composer and singer. His winning short opera Thyrsis and Amaranth made the 2016 Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera program, and has been hailed as “powerfully emotional” and “truly beautiful….a magnificent story.” Maureen, who played Amaranth, takes on Serpa once again, and along with OOO newcomer Chelsea DeLorenz, will […]

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  • Rodney Rawlings and Michael Scherperel, Composers Jules October 29, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composers Rodney Rawlings and Michael Scherperel

    OOO’s newest tenor, Brian Minnick, joins us to showcase two short songs by two contemporary composers, whose works prove inspiration can happen in places you least expect. Introducing When Matter Touches Antimatter by Rodney Rawlings and Up for #1 by Michael Scherperel! Here them premiere in Austin on Friday, November 3rd. Brian had these questions for […]

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  • Juliana Hall, Composer Jules October 26, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composer Juliana Hall

    One Ounce Opera is humbled to introduce you to Juliana Hall, whose work has been performed and commissioned by some of classical music’s greatest voices. We can’t wait to share Juliana’s duet, Music Like a Curve of Gold, on Friday, November 3rd. The duet is a setting of Sara Teasdale’s poetry. OOO Soprano Rebekah Smeltzer […]

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  • Marc Hoffeditz, Composer Jules October 25, 2017 Meet FSOAS ’17 Winning Composer Marc Hoffeditz

    Meet Composer Marc Hoffeditz, whose winning song Ne’er Part I will be sung by Soprano Elise Leung Kotara at the 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song on Friday, November 3rd. The text is adapted from the beloved story of Peter Pan. In answering questions from Elise, Marc shares more insight, including how he hopes the […]

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