On October 11, 2017, the Evergreen Chorale welcomed composer Ola Gjeilo for a workshop with the choir and the Evergreen High School Choral Images choir.
Composer and pianist Ola Gjeilo was born in Norway in 1978 and moved to the United States in 2001 to begin his composition studies at the Juilliard School in New York City, where he currently resides. Ola is currently composer-in-residence with DCINY and Albany Pro Musica.
Ola’s recordings include the Decca Classics albums Ola Gjeilo (2016) and Winter Songs (2017), featuring Tenebrae, Voces8 and the Choir of Royal Holloway. His choral and piano works are published by Walton Music, while his wind band works are published by Boosey & Hawkes.