Opera Premiered by Composers Inc. is Honored

The Dawn Makers, an opera by Allen Shearer on a libretto by Claudia Stevens, has been selected by the National Opera Association as a finalist in the Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Competition. The Dawn Makers was produced by Composers, Inc. at Herbst Theatre in 2009. Portions of the opera will be produced […]



Robert Greenberg

Composers Inc. President – Robert Greenberg has composed over forty-five works for a variety of instrumental and vocal ensembles. His works have been performed in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, England, Ireland, Italy, Greece and the Netherlands, where his Child’s Play for string quartet was performed at the […]

Nick Vasallo

Award-winning composer, sound artist, teacher, vocalist and guitarist, Nick Vasallo is “a composer on a mission and one possessed of a distinctive voice”  (Michael Quinn, The Classical Review, 2012). His music exhibits “strokes of genius that blend the density of heavy metal with the harmonics of gamelan, the polyrhythms of taiko, and […]



Frank La Rocca

Drawing upon influences as diverse as Byrd, Stravinsky, George Crumb and Arvo Pärt, Frank La Rocca’s music has been described as work of “luminous sacred introspection, transcendental effect, and breathtaking beauty” (Lindsay Koob, American Record Guide). His catalog includes works in nearly all genres, with a special emphasis on a […]

Emma Logan

San Francisco-based composer Emma Logan (b. 1990) writes music that is emotionally compelling through the use of gesture, experimentation, and storytelling. Her piece, “Three Sisters”, for flute trio was selected as a finalist in the 2017 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. Emma’s passion for contemporary music drives her to […]


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Ryan Rey

Ryan Rey is a composer, guitarist, and teacher from the San Francisco Bay Area. At the age of 5, his first instrument was a bright orange and neon green plastic toy guitar. The first recording setup he had was a Playschool cassette player and mic combo. Using this toy tape […]