Jay C. Batzner is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida where he teaches theory, composition, and technology courses as well as coordinates the composition program. He holds degrees in composition and/or theory from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, the University of Louisville, and the University of Kansas.

Jay's music is primarily focused around instrumental chamber works as well as electroacoustic composition. His music has been recorded on the Capstone, Vox Novus, and Beauport Classical labels and is published by Unsafe Bull Music.

Jay is a sci-fi geek, an amateur banjoist, a home brewer, and juggler.


You all wonder why I like the Asylum Street Spankers? Here's why. This is off their recent kid's album Mommy Says No!

Anyhow, I haven't started my podcast yet. Once I finish my grading this morning, I shall. I already know what I am going to do, it is just a matter of doing it.

In the mean time, I just found out yesterday that the actress who played Zhora in Blade Runner was also Margaret Chenowith (Brenda's mom) on Six Feet Under. Is she a victim of typecasting?


UPDATE: the podcast is up and live. Enjoy.