Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Electro-Acoustic Composition
Jay C. Batzner is on the
faculty of Central Michigan University where he teaches theory, composition,
and technology courses. Prior to this position he served on the faculty of the
University of Central Florida and at several community colleges in the Kansas
City metropolitan area. He earned his doctorate in composition at the
University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2006 and holds degrees in composition and/or
theory from the University of Louisville and the University of Kansas.
In addition to being an active
composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, Jay is a blogger and CD
reviewer for Sequenza21 and serves as the Programming Director for Electronic
Music Midwest. His music has earned accolades from such groups as Institut
International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges, the London International
Film Festival, the VI Concurso Internacional de Miniaturas Electroacusticas,
the Areon Flutes International Composition Competition, and the UK Percussion
Ensemble Composition Contest. His music is published by Unsafe Bull Music and
his works are available on his website: www.jaybatzner.com.
Jay practices zazen, reads comic
books, geeks out about sci-fi stuff, sews clothes for his wife and daughters,
brews beer, and juggles.
Phone: (989) 774-1046
Room: MU 274