Ethan Gans-Morse is a critically-acclaimed composer and producer based in Oregon. He is best known for composing and producing the opera The Canticle of the Black Madonna, which The Oregonian called “A huge achievement… generous, carefully crafted and supremely compassionate,” and which Oregon ArtsWatch hailed as “One of the most exciting developments of the arts season.” Recent commissions include the program symphony How Can You Own The Sky? and the chamber opera Tango of the White Gardenia.

Performances drew unanimous critical praise, particularly for Gans-Morse’s choral writing…

Oregon Quarterly, Fall 2014

Oregon Arts Commission Grant Recipient

Ethan Gans-Morse received a 2017 Career Opportunity Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission.