Jeremy Wexler is a composer/percussionist from New York. A recipient of a Fulbright Research Award to study electroacoustic composition at the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music and an ASCAP/SEAMUS Commission Award (2nd prize), his work has been premiered by international visionaries including the Novalis Trio, Ukho Ensemble, Proton Bern, Divertimento Ensemble, Mivos, and ECO Ensemble. Jeremy has performed as a conductor, a percussionist, and as a touring drummer. Completing his initial studies at SUNY Purchase College (B.M., M.M.), Jeremy received his Ph.D. in music composition from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jeremy Wexler is a composer and drummer from New York, USA. With a background in rock, electronic, and classical music, Jeremy aims to create vividly colorful music that encompasses a vast emotive landscape within acoustic and electroacoustic mediums.
Jeremy’s works have been broadcast on Croatian and Luxembourgian radio, and have been featured at the Convergence Conference, 34th and 35th Kraków International Composers Festivals, SEAMUS (’22, ’21), NSEME, NYCEMF, Strefa monthly concert series, Audio Art Festival, and the Spektrum Conference. Jeremy is a recipient of an ASCAP/SEAMUS Commission (2nd prize, '21), a Festival Novalis Commission (Barrage, 2021), the Nicola De Lorenzo Prize ('16, '19), a Kosciuszko Foundation Research Fellowship ('22-'23), and a Fulbright Student Research Award to study electroacoustic composition at the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music ('21- ‘22). His music has been premiered by renowned ensembles such as the Novalis Trio, Ukho Ensemble, Proton Bern, Divertimento Ensemble, Mivos String Quartet, and the ECO Ensemble.
With a long standing passion for music education, Jeremy is a freelance percussion instructor and arranger who often travels with various scholastic music ensembles to see his students perform. He has taught solfege courses and composition lessons as a graduate student at SUNY Purchase College and has also taught harmony at UC Berkeley where he completed his Ph.D. in 2023. His primary teachers include Ken Ueno, Franck Bedrossian, Myra Melford, Du Yun, Huang Ruo, and Suzanne Farrin.