No Extra Notes

Jeremy Podgursky
October 25, 2009, 4:05 pm
Filed under: Composers



Jeremy Podgursky

Born: August 21, 1975

Current Location: Bloomington, In



Jeremy Podgursky is a composer of chamber, orchestral and electronic/electro-acoustic music.  He received his B.M. in music composition/piano in 2001 from the University of Louisville, studying privately with Fred Speck, Marc Satterwhite, and Steve Rouse. In 2007, he completed the Grawemeyer Fellowship in music composition (M.M.) at the University of Louisville under the guidance of Steve Rouse and John Gibson. Upon completion of his master of music degree, he taught music theory/aural skills and private composition lessons at the University of Louisville. While teaching on the collegiate level, he also implemented and taught multiple after-school composition programs in Louisville, KY-area public high schools. Jeremy recently began the Jacobs School of Music Doctoral Fellowship (D.M.) at Indiana University where he is studying with Don Freund and John Gibson.  He is also an Associate Instructor, and is currently teaching Notation and Calligraphy as well as private composition lessons.

Jeremy’s music has been featured in venues and festivals in the United States, the Netherlands and Japan. He has received performances by professional groups such as Arsenal Trio, Lost Dog New Music Ensemble, Juventas! New Music Ensemble, cellist Dana Winograd, and the North/South Consonance Chamber Orchestra.  Recent awards include first-place winner of the 2007 National SCI/ASCAP commissioning award, honorable mention in the 2008 Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, winner of the Northridge Prize (Cal State University Northridge) for orchestra, and participant in the 2009 American Composers Orchestra/EARSHOT readings with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (Delta David Gier, conductor).

Jeremy is the founder/singer/songwriter/guitarist for the psychedelic/indie rock band The Pennies.  Having shared the stages with the likes of My Morning Jacket, Mike Watt, The Grifters, Superchunk, Archers of Loaf, and the Apples in Stereo, The Pennies have entertained audiences all over the country and in Europe.  The Pennies’ complete discography includes the self-titled 7” EP, Decorate the Atomic Art four song CD, Come, We Go debut album/CD, and 10,000 Things ten song CD, as well as several compilation releases.

Music © 2009 Jeremy Podgursky

The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of No Extra Notes.

Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

Podcast © 2009 No Extra Notes

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