BRANDON SCOTT RUMSEY is an award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist, educator, and interdisciplinary collaborator whose music has been featured at venues across the nation. Brandon is currently a Kent Kennan Endowed Graduate Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music where he is pursuing a graduate degree in composition.
His music has been featured by The University of Texas New Music Ensemble, Brevard Music Center, Bowdoin International Music Festival, New Music on the Point, Oregon Bach Festival Composer’s Symposium by Fireworks Ensemble, the Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, and four North American Saxophone Alliance conferences. Brandon has received honors from the National Federation of Music Clubs, ASCAP, and the University of Oregon.
Brandon’s primary composition instructors include Dan Welcher, Yevgeniy Sharlat, Russell Pinkston, and he currently studies film and media scoring with Bruce Pennycook. He holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Oregon where he studied with Robert Kyr and David Crumb.
Three Representative works: Faces (2013), Blueprints (2013) Walk the Earth (2013) Scores for these works also online at ISSUU
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Oregon Connection: Brandon's career in Oregon involved collaboration with Eugene theater groups for which he composed incidental music. He wrote scores for The Very Little Theatre's productions of "The Ruby Sunrise" and "The Clean House". He also wrote original music for Lord Leebrick Theatre's production of "Eurydice". (Updated by OCW)