Oren Fader

Oren Fader, guitar (NYC) is highly regarded as a performer of classical and electric guitar repertoire, from Bach to Babbitt. Oren has performed in Asia, Europe, and throughout the United States. As a soloist, he has performed with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, the New Paths in Music Ensemble, and the Manchester Music Festival. He has performed with a wide range of classical and new music groups, including the Met Chamber Ensemble, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Group, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony, Absolute Ensemble, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and the American Composers’ Orchestra, among others. Festival performances include Aspen, Tanglewood, Bach Oregon Festival, Istanbul Festival, Deer Valley Festival (Utah), Bard Music Festival, and Morelia, Mexico. Oren has premiered or recorded over 400 solo and chamber works with guitar, many as a member of the Award-winning new music group Cygnus Ensemble. He has worked closely with composers such as Babbitt, Boulez, Carter, Davidovsky, and David Lang. Oren can be heard on over 40 commercial recordings, in repertoire ranging from the 16th Century to the 21st. Recent solo releases include “First Flight,” ten premiere solo guitar pieces written for him, and “Another’s Fandango,” featuring solo works from Bach to Bogdanovic, produced by Grammy Award winner Adam Abeshouse. Oren received his undergraduate degree from SUNY Purchase and his Master of Music degree from Florida State University. Since 1994 Oren has been on the guitar and chamber music faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.