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FREE Courtroom Concert featuring the music of Ben Osterhouse

Benjamin Osterhouse is currently pursuing a doctorate in cello performance, studying with Tanya Remenikova. During his college career he has given solo performances with the University of Minnesota’s Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, the Two Rivers Chorale, and the University of Northwestern Orchestra. This past Spring he won 1st place in both the Schubert Club Scholarship Competition and the Thursday Musical Scholarship Competition. He has performed twice on Minnesota Public Radio; once performing a solo cello piece he wrote, and more recently played the chamber compositions of Minnesota Varsity Featured Composers.

During his masters in cello performance at the University of Minnesota Benjamin also studied piano and double bass, and is now studying composition with Alex Lubet as a secondary emphasis to his doctorate. He has attended the Tafelmusik Baroque Institute in Toronto and will be attending the Emerging Artist Fellowship Program at Garth Newel, in Virgini

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About the Host

Composer Abbie Betinis writes music called “inventive, richly melodic” (The New York Times), “superb, whirling, soaring” (Tacoma News Tribune), and “the highlight” of the program (Boston Globe).  With over 50 commissioned works for ensembles such as Cantus, the New England Philharmonic, and The Rose Ensemble, Abbie has been awarded a McKnight Composer Fellowship, grants from the American Composers Forum, ASCAP, and Jerome Foundation, and was recently listed in NPR Music’s Top 100 Composers Under 40.  A resident of Saint Paul, she is adjunct professor of composition at Concordia University, and was composer-in-residence with the Schubert Club from 2005-2017.

Ticket Info

Free admission

Seating is limited and first come first served. Doors open at 11:30. Please call if you are attending as a group of 10 or more (651.292.3267).


Schedule & Programs Subject to Change