Inversion Ensemble ComposersInversion Ensemble composers for Season Three 2018-19

Stephanie K. Andrews  |  Phillip Michael Bernard  |  Joshua Chai  |  Marjorie Halloran  |  Adrienne Inglis  |  Alexander Johnson  |  Robbie LaBanca  |  Trevor F. Shaw  |  Trevor Villwock

Stephanie K. Andrews
Stephanie K. Andrews

Stephanie Andrews is a composer who has collaborated with Inversion Ensemble, the Tapestry Singers, and Chorus Austin (Austin, TX), Choral Arts Initiative (Newport Beach, CA) and the Vox Nova Chorale (St. Paul, MN). She currently resides in Austin, Texas, is on staff at Clearview Sudbury School, and teaches piano, voice, and composition at Velocity Music Academy. Holding a master’s degree in music education and a Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction, she is highly active in the Austin classical music community as a singer and composer, with numerous recent local and national performances of her compositions.
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Phillip Michael Bernard is a teacher, conductor, singer, and composer, among other things. Phillip enjoys singing professionally with Inversion Ensemble and Ars Longa Ensemble, as a section leader with the First UU Adult Choir, and at the Finding Our Voice community sings at the Capitol rotunda. Phillip is one of the facilitators for Wake Up Austin, a young adult meditation group, and holds a 200-hour yoga and wellness teacher certification through Breathe for Change. Phillip lives with two cats, Bowie and Hendrix, and can frequently be found enjoying Lady Bird Lake or searching Austin for the perfect Instagram shot.
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Phillip Michael Bernard
Phillip Michael Bernard
Marjorie Halloran

Marjorie Halloran is an Austin-based composer, singer, and songwriter. She is the co-founder of the choral workshop at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, VT, where she received her MFA in composition with an emphasis in songwriting. Marjorie's compositions and arrangements have been performed by various choirs and chamber groups in California, Minnesota, Vermont, and Texas. She is the winner of the 2015-16 WomenSing "Youth Inspiring Youth" choral composition competition, a finalist for the I Kromatika composition competition in 2015, and a semi-finalist for the American Prize in Composition (choral division) in 2018.
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Born in Berkeley, California, Adrienne Inglis received a Bachelor of Music degree in flute from Lewis and Clark College and a Master of Music from the University of Texas at Austin. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from UT Austin. An avid birder and environmentalist, she freelances, and teaches flute at Southwestern University and plays principal flute of the Central Texas Philharmonic. She performs, records, and tours with flutes/harp ensemble, Chaski. As a founding member, she composes and sings with Inversion Ensemble. Frequently drawing on her Venezuelan heritage, Inglis composes mainly chamber and choral music.
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Adrienne Inglis
Adrienne Inglis
Alexander Johnson
Alexander Johnson

Alexander Johnson is a composer based in Nashville, TN. He enjoys composing for a variety of musical ensembles, including chamber ensembles, choral ensembles, symphony and chamber orchestras, instrumental and vocal jazz, and soloists. Alex has had original pieces premiered by numerous artists and ensembles, including the University of Texas New Music Ensemble, the American Creators Chorus at the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium (Craig Hella Johnson, director), Estelí Gomez, soprano (of Roomful of Teeth), Inversion Ensemble (Trevor Shaw, director), the Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra, the LU Concert Choir, Cantala (LU Women’s Choir), and the LU Jazz Ensemble. In addition to composing, Alex is a singer and conductor.
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