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A proud native of Louisville, KY (USA), Jeremy Podgursky is a composer of chamber, orchestral and electronic music. He received his B.M. and M.M. in music composition and piano from the University of Louisville where he studied composition privately with Steve Rouse, Marc Satterwhite, and John Gibson and piano with Brenda Kee. He taught music theory/aural skills and private composition lessons at the University of Louisville, and created and taught multiple after-school composition programs in Louisville area public high schools. Currently located in Bloomington, IN, Jeremy has a Jacobs School of Music Doctoral Fellowship (D.M.) at Indiana University where he studies with Don Freund, Claude Baker, John Gibson, Alicyn Warren, Marianne Kielian-Gilbert and Jeffrey Hass. As an Associate Instructor, his teaching duties include Counterpoint, Notation/Calligraphy, and private composition lessons.
Jeremy’s music has been featured in venues and festivals in the United States, Europe and Japan. His music has been performed, premiered and read by professional groups such as ALARM WILL SOUND, COLORADO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Delta David Gier – Conductor), LOST DOG NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, ARSENAL TRIO, Dana Winograd (Principal Cello – Santa Fe Symphony), JUVENTAS! NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, CSUN SYMPHONY and the NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Recent awards and honors include first-place winner of the 2007 NATIONAL SCI/ASCAP COMMISSIONING AWARD, honorable mention in the 2008 MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA COMPOSERS INSTITUTE, winner of the 2009 NORTHRIDGE PRIZE (Cal State University Northridge) for orchestra, participant in the 2009 AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA/EARSHOT readings, and participant in the inaugural MIZZOU NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010.