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Jay Michael Kaplon
Music Composer, Arranger, and Copyist
-Bachelor of Music in Music Composition – The Hartt School at The University of Hartford (May 2009)
-Graduate Professional Diploma in Music Composition – The Hartt School at the University of Hartford (May 2011)
Robert Bradshaw, David Macbride, Robert Carl, Stephen Gryc, Larry Alan Smith, Joseph Turrin, Tawnie Olson.
Commissions and Score Calls
-“The Chase,” Wind Quintet commission from Performance 20/20 at the Hartt School
-Incidental Music for Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Women" directed by Alan Rust
-"Revenge and Regret" score for short student film by Aiden Coleman
-Flute Quartet by the Flute Department of the Hartt School of Music
-"The Rodent," duet for saxophone and bassoon by Performance 20/20 at the Hartt School
-Music for drama: “The Secret Lives of Children” by the Proctor School
-Music for drama: “Wonderfulland” by the Sleepy Lion Theater
Other Recent Events and Premiers
-Premier of "The Ill-Tempered Clavier," a book of 24 comic piano solos (March 31, 2011).
-Premier of Trio for Flute, Horn and Piano for the Chamber Finals
-Senior recital of Jay Kaplon's music featuring performers from the Hartt School. (March 26, 2009).
-Performance of A Triptych Cycle in recital by soprano Lauren Treidel (April 17, 2009).
-Viola Concerto in C minor featuring soloist Gregory Marcus
-"Tralee Mountains" quartet for violin, recorder, accordion, and mandolin in the style of Irish Jigs.
-"Midnight at Chebacco Lake" for tenor saxophone and piano.
-"Fever Dreams" Piano Solo
-"Centennial Grove" Piano Solo
-"Winter Overture" for The Symphony By The Sea Youth Orchestra
-"Orchestral Fantasia" for the Symphony By The Sea Youth Orchestra
Jay Kaplon is open to compose and has experience in composing for solos, voice, choirs, chamber music, and large ensembles.