I write different kind of music for different purposes: band music, chamber music, large ensemble, small ensemble, jazz, rock, classical, somewhere in between. Here are some selections in chronological order:
String Quartet #1: The Upward Spiral – 2015
SJCE plays Owcharuk – 2015
3 jazz I composed and arranged for 4 saxophones, piano, bass, and drums.
14/48 The Documentary Film Soundtrack – 2013
Commissioned by Anthony Winkler and the 14/48 Projects. All music written by yours truly.
To see this documentary about one of Seattle most extraordinary Theater and Arts events:
Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble Trio at the Crocodile – 2013
Presented by the Bushwick Bookclub Seattle featuring music inspired by Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series. “Remember Me” by Michael Owcharuk inspired by Vol. 4, Dream Country. With Beth Fleenor-voice and clarinet and Nate Omdal-bass.
One Thing After Another – 2014
By M. Owcharuk. Performed by Gregory Smith. Commissioned for use in Jim Lappan’s play 25000 Posts.
Lakeside Rhapsody – 2012
By M. Owcharuk. Performed by Seattle Rock Orchestra as part of their 2012 New Works concert.
Requiem for a Dark Night – 2011
Music/piano by M. Owcharuk. Written for The Bushwick Bookclub Seattle presents music inspired by Batman: The Dark Night Returns.
Prelude #1 for Violin and Piano – 2010
Paris Hurley-violin and music/piano by M. Owcharuk
PLY – Original, modern jazz – 2012
Music/piano by Michael Owcharuk. Self-produced E.P. with Beth Fleenor-clarinet, Paul Kemmish-bass, and Max Wood-drums.
Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble – Original big band modern jazz – 2012
Various composers. Michael Owcharuk-piano. Features Henry Darger by Michael Owcharuk
Owcharuk 5 – Ukrainian Punk-Jazz – 2010
New takes on traditional Ukrainian melodies