» Dr. Jeffrey Holmes
Associate Professor

College of Performing Arts; Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Dr. Jeffrey Holmes
Office Location:
Bertea Hall 207B
(714) 744-2159
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Bachelor of Music
University of Southern California, Master of Music
University of Southern California, Doctor of Music in Music

The music of composer Jeffrey Holmes has been called “Captivating…haunting and slightly disorienting” (Los Angeles Times), and “musically arresting, to be really heard and deserving of reflection” (Society of Composers, INC).  His music has been performed at festivals including the Darmstadt Ferienkurs für Neue Musik (Germany), Cap Ferret Music Festival (Bordeaux, France), June in Buffalo (New York), the Etchings Festival (Maulin a Nef, Auvillar, France), at MicroFest, the HEAR NOW Festival of New Music, the “What’s Next?” festival, and in venues including Carnegie Hall (New York), the Historic Dvorak Museum (Prague), and the Chapelle historique de Bon-Pasteur (Montreal). He has received commissions, awards, and performances from the American Composers Forum, ASCAP, the Jebediah Foundation for New Music Commissions (JFNMC), the Talea Ensemble, bass-baritone Nicholas Isherwood, the JACK Quartet, Ensemble Sound Initiative (Paris), the Penderecki String Quartet, “Duo Resonances” - France, ECCE (East Coast Contemporary Ensemble), Duo Amantis, the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, and others.  His music is published by Edition Svitzer (Copenhagen), Doberman-Yppan (Quebec), and Theodore Front Musical Literature (USA), and has been recorded on MicroFest Records, and on the Sono Luminus label, distributed internationally by Naxos.