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.


Christopher Biggs just posted this video. The piece, Unbalanced, is for unbalanced trs cable, amplifier, and Max/MSP. The end result is haunting and amazing and mildly disturbing. Meredith Bradford is the subject, but she is really all of us.

Check it out.