I’m a Los Angeles-based composer with degrees from UCLA, New England Conservatory, and Harvard University. I compose for orchestras, chamber ensembles, and soloists in an American classical style that contrasts contemporary pulses and colors with Romanticism. I’m also the Artistic Director of the  Los Angeles Youth Orchestra  and a preconcert speaker for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Santa Monica Symphony. I’m known for having audiences sing and clap.

I’m a Los Angeles-based composer with degrees from UCLA, New England Conservatory, and Harvard University. I compose for orchestras, chamber ensembles, and soloists in an American classical style that contrasts contemporary pulses and colors with Romanticism. I’m also the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and a preconcert speaker for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Santa Monica Symphony. I’m known for having audiences sing and clap.

 

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Jed Gaylin conducting the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra in  Cosmic Dust     Read Science News: Celebrating 25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

Jed Gaylin conducting the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra in Cosmic Dust

Read Science News: Celebrating 25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

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PALEFACE CONCERT December 12, 2019 7:30pm at Zipper Hall, Colburn School of Performing Arts with Artist Jerry Kearns, Trio Accento, and Soprano Hila Plitmann, Flutist Sara Andon,

plus audience participation blowing kazoos!

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Classical Vienna Series in Westwood near UCLA
Begins Wednesday October 23

Haydn, Mozart,and Beethoven—the perfect introduction to classical music. RESERVATIONS AND MORE INFO

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The series many of you have been waiting for…the two great modernists with competing narratives for musical evolution. RESERVATIONS AND MORE INFO

COMPOSITIONS AND CONCERTS
Upcoming concert—Paleface
December 12, 2019 7:30pm at Zipper Hall, Colburn School of Performing Arts featuring Trio Accento and Soprano Hila Plitmann

Upcoming CD release Albany Records, Paleface recorded by Trio Accento, December 2019

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra performs Beethoven Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”) November 24, 25 2019 at Barnum Hall, Santa Monica and Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena

Watch Recent Performances of My Music
Watch Performance of Rucksack an immigration monodrama for mezzo soprano and chamber ensemble

Watch Performance of Cosmic Dust 2 for orchestra

Watch Paleface Trailer and Full Video for piano trio inspired by the paintings of NY psychological pop artist Jerry Kearns

Learn to hear Mahler’s Symphonies
Mahler’s Symphonic World Audio Pt 2 is HERE

Mahler's Symphonic World  Feel and understand the intense emotional waves in Mahler's music. Over 12 hours of mp3 audio that discuss Mahler Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 6 and 9


Mahler's Symphonic World
Feel and understand the intense emotional waves in Mahler's music. Over 12 hours of mp3 audio that discuss Mahler Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 6 and 9

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