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.

No foolin'

Tomorrow is the 60x60 Radio Request Extravaganza Blow-out-palooza! Call and request your favorites! Or call and request my pieces, whichever you prefer.

Here are the details:

The 60X60 RADIO REQUEST EXTRAVAGANZA will air on Afternoon New Music Wednesday April 1st, 2009 between 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Afternoon New Music is on WKCR 89.9 FM New York in Manhattan (the heart of New York City) and is being hosted by Anne Cammon

Live Internet broadcasts at WKCR can be heard at the following link:

During the show please call in or email. (best to email a little before) Our goal for this show is to have interviews with some guests in regards to the 60x60 project as well as air phone calls, as well as broadcast some other 60x60 highlights.

The Telephone Listener Line is (212) 854-9920 for phone requests. The email address for request is

I will be checking my gmail account for email requests before the show. That address is Use the gmail account for the radio request extravaganza ONLY. All OTHER MAIL should go to Vox Novus at

There is a web site with information about WKCR, Afternoon New Music at:

If you have any questions, please let me know. I look forward to hearing your request on the show.
60x60 Director
Living Music Foundation Vice President
Founder of Vox Novus