MISSION

My mission is to:

 

  • ​Present the oboe and English horn as versatile and expressive instruments in the context of many musical styles and genres including Contemporary Classical, Jazz, Blues, Theatrical, and Historical Performance.  

  • Present concerts and works featuring double reed instruments which excite and engage audience members, performers, and communities.
     

  • Inspire composers to write music for double reed instruments.
     

  • Promote and support the study of music.

  • Sing and promote music of the Great American Songbook.

  • Compose and perform music that is good for the soul.
     

  • Write poetry and lyrics which reflect our universal consciousness. 
     

  • Actively shape the Contemporary Classical Idiom to be more
    inclusive and experimental.

     

  • Create music and art beyond genre or category. 
     

© 2023 Glenda Bates Music

www.glendabates.com

www.jazzboe.com

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