Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival Portland Oregon
Charles Rose
Charles Rose

Charles Rose

Charles Rose is a composer, writer and sound engineer born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Sonic Arts and Music Production in 2019. His piano trio Contradanza was the 2018 winner of the Chamber Music Northwest’s Young Composers Competition. He releases music on BandCamp under various aliases. In addition to composing, he is a sound engineer for chamber music group FearNoMusic and is an editor of the Portland State music journal Subito. You can find his writing at Continuousvariations.com.

Tragedy and loss

Mourning the passing of Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, whose music processes trauma.

Boja Kragulj with her clarinet and technology at CMNW 2019.

Technology is the bridge

CMNW performer-composer Boja Kragulj talks technology, creativity, education, and making connections.

Young Composers Project: sound of the future

This state is just crawling with composers, though you might not know it if you only go to Oregon Symphony and Third Angle concerts—just to arbitrarily pick on a pair of robust local organizations with rather different ideas of what constitutes classical