Member Profile: Jonah Elrod
Jonah Elrod is a composer who currently works as a Visiting Professor of music composition at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and previously held teaching positions at Luther College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He earned his Ph.D. in music composition from the University of Iowa where he served as an Associate Director of the Electronic Music Studios. He is a composer who researches cycles and signals from the Earth and incorporates them into his music. His works are inspired by and engage with issues surrounding sustainability and human perception of the natural world. His music has been performed at numerous new music festivals including the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, the John Donald Robb Composers Symposium, the Hot Air Music Festival in San Francisco, the TUTTI Festival, the New Music Gathering, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, the New Music on the Bayou Festival, and the New Gallery Series in Cambridge, MA. Jonah is very interested in collaboration and encourages you to contact him if you are interested in working on a project together.