Jonathan Posthuma is currently completing his Masters in Music Composition at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he studies with Stephen Dembski and Laura Schwendinger. He received his Bachelors in Secondary Music Education: Choral and Instrumental from Dordt College, where he studied composition privately with Luke Dahn. His music includes music for theatre, ballet, and film, as well as chamber music, works for choirs, orchestras, and bands, with an emphasis on vocal music. Jonathan’s music has been performed at SCI Regional Festivals, the Manchester New Music Festival, and the Rural Art Song Competition. His music for “The Glass Menagerie” was honored by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at the national level and his “Five Studies for Piano (Two Pencils and a Hymnbook)” for prepared piano received the 2011 BMI Student Composer Award.
LISTEN: somebody knew Lincoln somebody Xerxes for baritone voice, prepared marimba, and percussion
Jordan Wilson, baritone
Cobrun Sells, Lucas Gutierrez, Brandon Caplin, percussion
Jonathan Posthuma, conductor
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