Jay Hurst

Jay HurstJay Hurst (b. 1989) is a composer from Cape Canaveral, FL. His music has been heard at the American Composers Orchestra Earshot Readings with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the International U.S. Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, Music11 at the University of Cincinnati, Midwest Composers Symposium, Brevard Music Festival, and was featured on the digital magazine I Care If You Listen’s Winter 2014 Mixtape. His orchestra piece “Still Lives” was selected for the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, as well as the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Dean’s Prize. Jay is pursuing his doctorate at Indiana University and serves as an associate instructor in composition, teaching notation, calligraphy, counterpoint, and private lessons. Jay is a member of ASCAP and is the co-founder of These Hands.

WEBSITE: jhurstmusic.com

LISTEN: kodama for sinfonietta
Indiana University New Music Ensemble
David Dzubay, director