Discipline: Music Composition

Jeremy Gill

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2013

Described as “vividly colored” (The New York Times), “replete with imaginative textures” (The Dallas Morning News), and “exhilarating” (The Philadelphia Inquirer), Jeremy Gillʼs music has earned him residencies and fellowships with the Bogliasco Foundation (2017), Copland House (2015), American Opera Projects (2013–14), and MacDowell (2013), and grants from New Music USA (2017, 2015) and Chamber Music America (2011). In 2017 Boston Modern Orchestra Project released a recording of his orchestral music, conducted by Gil Rose and featuring clarinetist Chris Grymes, oboist Erin Hannigan, pianist Ching-Yun Hu, and the Marsh Chapel Choir. He has worked extensively with the GRAMMY-winning Parker Quartet, who recorded his hour-long Capriccio for Innova Recordings in 2015. Recent and upcoming collaborators include conductors JoAnn Falletta, Stuart Malina, Gemma New, Steven Osgood, Gil Rose, and Jaap van Zweden.

Premieres of his music during the 2019–20 season include ...and everywhere the sea for clarinet and piano to open the Kennedy Centerʼs REACH, The Journey, a theater piece for soprano, bass-baritone, choir, and Pierrot ensemble, on the Illuminate Rotherhithe migration festival in London, and Concerto dʼavorio, a concerto for four-hands piano and orchestra, featuring pianists Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Gemma New.



Jeremy Gill worked in the Sprague-Smith studio.

In January of 1976, the original Sprague-Smith Studio — built in 1915–1916 and funded by music students of Mrs. Charles Sprague-Smith of the Veltin School — was destroyed by fire. Redesigned by William Gnade, Sr., a Peterborough builder, the fieldstone structure was rebuilt the same year from the foundation up, reusing the original fieldstone. A few…

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