The Grammys Show 2016

The Grammys Show 2016

  In preparation for “Music’s Biggest Night” (aka The Grammy Awards), the UO’s new-music-ensemble-in-residence is ready for its closeup, performing selections from the 2016 nominations in a wide variety of [colliding] categories and with a wide variety of [colliding] interpretations….

"Ed's Coed" Online - 1929 Silent Film

“Ed’s Coed” Online – 1929 Silent Film

“Ed’s Coed” is a silent feature film produced by University of Oregon students in 1929. This version was digitized from a 16mm film print and includes an original score by Prof. Brian McWhorter (UO School of Music and Dance) and…

Beta Collide - Ed's Coed

Beta Collide – Ed’s Coed

The DVD is finally here: Ed’s Coed with original score by Brian McWhorter Ed's Coed – Pledge Rag Scene from beta collide on Vimeo.

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EW: Beta Collide gives Ed’s Coed a new spin

EW: Beta Collide gives Ed’s Coed a new spin

“Ambitious music projects are like catnip for Brian McWhorter. His latest, an assembled score with Beta Collide for the upcoming UO screening of the 1929 silent film Ed’s Coed, is no exception.”

Tyranny of the Senses

Tyranny of the Senses

tyranny of the senses [2012] electronic score commissioned by gilmer duran and the eugene ballet company 36min

Echolalia by Mark Applebaum

The Wire: Nate Wooley Interview (featuring track for Beta Collide)

The Wire: Nate Wooley Interview (featuring track for Beta Collide)

Nate Wooley and Beta Collide “Three Cello Studies” Recorded by Lance Miller In 2010 a number of composers were commissioned to write electroacoustic works based on the of Bach, for the Oregon Bach Festival ReMix night. This composition features Molly…

Barbeich & Sidereus

Timeline: 9/18/09 – I commissioned my good friend Michael Ward-Bergeman to arrange his solo accordion piece “Barbeich” for solo trumpet and ensemble – to be performed by Beta Collide on 11/16/09 at Instrumenta Oaxaca – a contemporary music festival in…

Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle

Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle

From the award winning documentary Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle produced by blue dot productions “Tamir’s Theme” by Brian McWhorter Beta Collide: Brian McWhorter, flugel; Kyle Sanna, guitar; Tyler Abbott, bass; Aaron Jester, marimba. The whole score also involves Jason Palmer,…