Jeremy Podgursky is adjunct assistant professor of music in music in general studies/composition at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
Podgursky’s music has been featured in venues and festivals in the United States, Europe, and Japan and has been performed by groups such as Alarm Will Sound, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Contemporaneous, Present Music, Square Peg Round Hole, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, Inscape, Lost Dog New Music Ensemble, NewEar New Music Ensemble, IU New Music Ensemble, Holographic, and Peabody Modern Orchestra.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he has been awarded the Copland House Residency Award, ASCAP Nissim Prize Special Distinction, IU Jacobs School of Music Dean’s Prize, and Northridge Prize for Orchestra. Podgursky has also been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University, Finale/American Composers Forum/Eighth Blackbird, Mizzou New Music Festival, American Composers Orchestra/Earshot, Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, and National SCI/ASCAP Commissioning Competition.
Podgursky has taught composition, theory, and multimedia/electronic courses at the Jacobs School of Music and the University of Louisville. For two years, he was visiting artist/composer-in-residence at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut, where he helped run a young composers’ program for high school girls.
Podgursky recently served as composer-in-residence for the Pike Falls New Music Festival in Jamaica, Vermont. He also toured the U.S. and Europe and released several recordings as singer/songwriter/guitarist for the critically acclaimed indie rock band The Pennies, whose music was featured on the series Shameless on the Showtime network.