The Palest Rose

Mark Vigil composer

Release Date: August 28, 2012
Catalog #: RR7847
Format: Digital & Physical
21st Century
Solo Instrumental

With THE PALEST ROSE, a collection of works for solo piano, chamber ensemble, chorus, and orchestra, Oregon-based composer Mark Vigil strives to appeal to the listener’s heart, urging them to hear the music based on its beauty alone. This release serves as a retrospective of Vigil’s varied works for a variety of configurations, and serves as an astute sampling of his compositional output as a whole.


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Artist Information

Mark Vigil


Mark Vigil (b. 1954) was born in Spokane WA in October of 1954. In 1981, Vigil received a Bachelor of Music degree in composition and piano performance from the Cornish Institute of the Allied Arts. Cornish is located in Seattle Washington. At Cornish, Vigil studied composition with Janice Giteck and piano performance with Corri Celli. In 1996, Vigil received his Master of Music degree in composition from the University of Oregon School of Music. The University of Oregon School of Music is located in EugeneOR, a very cosmopolitan city. From 1991-1996 Vigil studied composition with Robert Kyr and Hal Owen. At present he studies composition with Tomas Svoboda. Vigil has been his student for ten years. He currently makes his home in Eugene Oregon.