Jay Hurst (b. 1989) is a composer from Cape Canaveral, FL and currently lives in Bloomington, IN. His music has been performed at the International U.S. Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, Midwest Composers Symposium, Accent11, ACES/ECA NewMusicNewSounds VI, and the Brevard Music Festival. Jay is pursuing a DM at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, where he also serves as an Associate Instructor in Composition. He also holds degrees from Indiana University (MM ’13) and Stetson University (BM ’11) in DeLand, FL. Jay has studied with Sven-David Sandström, Claude Baker, P.Q. Phan, David Dzubay, Aaron Travers, Don Freund, and Sydney Hodkinson.
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Indiana University JSoM Student Orchestra
Nathaniel Meyer, conductor