Jonathan Bailey Holland Named MFA in Music Composition Faculty Chair

Jonathan Bailey Holland is the new MFA in Music Composition Faculty Chair.

Jonathan Bailey HollandJonathan Bailey Holland’s music has been commissioned and performed by numerous orchestras, including the Atlanta, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Colorado, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Minnesota, National, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Springfield, St. Louis, and South Bend Symphony Orchestras; as well as the Auros Group for New Music; the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble; Transient Canvas; Boston Opera Collaborative; Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia; Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies; Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra; Orchestra 2001, and many others.

A recipient of a 2015 Fromm Foundation Commission, he has received honors from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, American Music Center, ASCAP, the Presser Foundation, and more. 

Recent highlights include the premiere of Equality for narrator and orchestra for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the premiere of String Quartet No. 2: Forged Sanctuaries by Curtis on Tour, commissioned to commemorate the centennial of National Park Service and the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts.

See his full faculty bio here.