• 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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  • fall%2fwintersupportpage Jules Support One Ounce Opera

    Every cent given supports our mission and our singers, and the programming you love. YOUR GIFT IS TAX-DEDUCTIBLE. Here's how: Visit our fiscal sponsor -- Austin Creative Alliance -- at this link here--> https://www.austincreativealliance.org/donate/SPdonate/#!form/DonateSP Scroll down until you see "One Ounce Opera" and click on the ADD button in our box. Type in ANY amount and click ADD. [...]

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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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  • one-month Jules September 25, 2017 One Month FUN-raiser! $2000 Goal

    It's fall, and what a perfect time to announce OOO's short-and-sweet $2000 one month FUN-raiser! Every cent supports our mission and our singers, and the programming you love. Now through the end of October! YOUR GIFT IS TAX-DEDUCTIBLE. Here's how: Visit our fiscal sponsor -- Austin Creative Alliance -- at this link here--> https://www.austincreativealliance.org/donate/SPdonate/#!form/DonateSP Scroll down until [...]

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  • Mark your calendar! Coming soon! Details on our Facebook pg (oneounceopera). #opera #auditions #austin Jules July 15, 2017 Auditions for OOO!

    Auditions on Monday, August 21, 2017 starting at 7pm for ALL VOICE TYPES, returning members, and new singers. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS AUGUST 15th.You must:-be at least 21 years old as of August 1, 2017-be a resident of Austin or live within 30 mi of the city limits (all rehearsals and most performances are in […]

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  • sept1fsodeadline Jules July 2, 2017 2017-18 Fresh Squeezed Ounce Series Competition for Art Song and Opera

    CALL FOR SHORT OPERA and ART SONG SUBMISSIONS! Composers and librettists: We’d like to formally invite you to submit work to our 2017-18 Fresh Squeezed Ounce Series Competition. Winning pieces will be produced and performed by One Ounce Opera in Austin, Texas. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF SHORT OPERA and/or ART SONG IS SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2017. This [...]

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