Jay SchwartzJay Schwartz (born 1965 in San Diego, California, US) is an American composer living in Europe.
He studied music at Arizona State University, where he graduated in 1989, after which he studied musicology in Tübingen, Germany.
From 1992 to 1995 he was an assistant for incidental music at the State Theater in Stuttgart, Germany (Staatstheater Stuttgart).
His compositions have been performed in renowned festivals in Europe such as the Biennale di Venezia, the Donaueschinger Musiktage, the International Computer Music Conference, the Ultraschall Festival Berlin, and the Documenta in Kassel, and by renowned orchestras and ensembles, such as the Rai Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale (Italian National Symphony Orchestra), the Radio Sinfonie Orchester Frankfurt, the Radio Sinfonie Orchester Stuttgart, the Berliner Sinfonie Orchester, the Staatskapelle Weimar, Ensemble Modern, the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, and the NYYD Ensemble Estonia. In 2000 he received the Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann-Prize for composition from the city of Cologne, Germany. He is a three-time recipient of the Strobel-Fellowship for electronic music from the Südwestrundfunk.
His works are published and represented by Universal Edition Vienna, London, New York. Provided by Wikipedia