James Knox

About the composer

James W. Knox, is the current Professor of Music at Central Oregon Community College where he directs Cascade Chorale, College Choir and vocal jazz ensemble Central Singers. Through James' studies he has had the privilege of working with distinguished conductors and composers from around the world, such as Robert Sund, Frieder Bernius, Veljo Tormis, Fred Stoltzfus, Joseph Flummerfelt, Morna Edmundson, Yaccov Bergman, Maria Guinand, Hirvo Surva, Alice Parker, Charles Bruffy, Simon Carrington, Karen Kennedy, Joshua Habermann and Hilary Apfelstadt.

His involvement and love for music is also displayed as a baritone soloist. James' work included guest artist at Seattle, Washington's Opera Banquet, Peace Through Music pieces Dona Nobis Pacem by R.V. Williams, Cantata Misericordium by Benjamin Britten, Faure's Requiem, portrayed Jesus in the premiere of J.S. Bach's St. Mark's Passion, Cascada in The Merry Widow, Menotti's one act opera The Telephone, Pooh-Bah in Obsidian Opera's Production of The Mikado, Javert in the local production of Les Miserables. In 2014, he taught in London for the abroad exchange program at COCC. Winter and spring of  2018 he was on his sabbatical leave in Estonia for the preparation for the annual Song Celebration Festival, taught at the Conservatory of Vicenza, Italy and the Miari School of Music in Belluno, Italy. 


09 Dezember 2019, News
New Epic Choral Work to be released Spring 2020
James Knox is excited to announce that his new epic choral work, Asgard & Niflheim, will be released in the spring of 2020.  The title is based on Old Norse Cosmological realms and the mythological stories are settings of folklore tales.  ...
26 Mai 2019, Artikel
My story
Music has always been a part of my life and as a child I would often sit at my upright piano in the dining room making up songs.  I did this for years not fully knowing what I was playing because my musical knowledge was limited.  I knew in ...


Neue Noten

Aiken Drum - piccolo part
Klassische Musik / Chormusik
Aiken Drum
Klassische Musik / Chormusik
Asgard & Niflheim, Movement II. Low Hills of the East (instrumental packet)
Klassische Musik / Chormusik