John Oliver composer

music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, opera, and electroacoustic media.

…embracing a range of possibilities, resonating the past,
and forging new associations that reflect our time and place.

  • …a spectacular success…a triumph – Alex Varty in MUSICWORKS on PRESSED FOR TIME (sitar concerto with Mohamed Assani)

  • John Oliver’s music is alive, vibrant, and exciting. His artistry and craft in composition challenges and delights the performers. - Saxophonist Julia Nolan

  • "I hope you ask John Oliver to write more trio work for you. His cycle was stunning!" - William Aide, pianist, on recent recording of Eternity Gaze for erhu, piano, and guitar by PEP. (See Recordings)

  • A Children’s Christmas Notebook
  • $10
  • for solo piano
  • Just in time for Christmas
  • Click image for free sample

John Oliver composer

music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, opera, and electroacoustic media.

…embracing a range of possibilities,
resonating the past,
and forging new associations
that reflect our time and place.

  • “…wonderfully creative music…” - Lynn Bayley, Fanfare

  • “one of the most promising orchestral composers of today." - Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review

  • John Oliver’s music is alive, vibrant, and exciting. His artistry and craft in composition challenges and delights the performers. - Saxophonist Julia Nolan

  • A Children’s Christmas Notebook
  • $10
  • for solo piano
  • Just in time for Christmas
  • Click image for free sample

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