Paul Safar by piano

 

Paul Safar is a composer of “Art Music” - active listening, concert or theatre based music. His original compositions continue the western classical music tradition as well as incorporate his love of jazz, pop and rock styles. Paul tries to push his creative abilities in each new project while maintaining accessibility for an audience. The majority of his output has been piano, chamber, vocal and theatrical pieces. Paul welcomes commissions and collaboration.

As a teacher, Paul enjoys a busy piano teaching studio working with ages 7-79. The students present recitals open to the public twice a year.

Call 541-868-5725 for more info.

Paul Safar in Alaska

 

Paul is excited to announce that his two saxophone compositions have been included in the catalogue of Keepe Publishinghouse. "Frogs at Dusk (and Other Sounds of the Swamp)" for saxophone quartet and drumkit as well as "Soaring (Fantasia for tenor saxophone and piano)" are available for purchase here.

In addition, over the next few months, Paul will be uploading his extensive catalogue of piano and chamber music works through the online publishing house, sheetmusicplus. This will be the easiest and least expensive way to purchase Paul's sheet music for your own use. 

some examples are Intermezzo No.1 "Geese in the Moonlight"

and Intermezzo No.2 "Dawn, Singular Heron"

 


 

 

 

 


 

Upcoming Events


February 22nd, 7:30 p.m.

Hair Reed Hammer: the articulation of sound and song

Cascadia Composers presents an evening of the music of Paul Safar and Daniel Heila. Both composers will present string quartets, saxophone quartets, and piano works. Guest artists include the Delgani String Quartet and vocalist Nancy Wood. The concert will be held at the Unity of the Valley center in Eugene on Saturday February 22 at 7:30pm. Tickets will be available at the door: Adults - $15-20 sliding scale, students $10.


On Friday, April 3rd at 5:30 p.m., OMTA Eugene hosts the annual Student Composition Celebration presenting new compositions from piano students in the area. Again at Unity of the Valley.

 

OMTA's Contemporary Festival / In Good Hands which will include local composers works will be held on Sunday, April 19th  at 2 p.m. at Unity of the Valley Church.


The date for my piano studio’s main event, the Spring Recital will be Sunday, May 3rd at Unity of the Valley at 3:30 pm. My dear friend and colleague, Jennifer Wright will be playing a four hand piano composition of hers with me at the recital as my offering this year.


Local piano teachers including yours truly will perform at the annual Teacher’s Showcase, May 16th at 3 p.m.

 

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