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Jonathan Howard Katz, composer/pianist

Recent news and upcoming events
  • July 12-14: I’ll teach evening music workshops for choreographers and dancers at GK ArtsCenter.
  • May 14-15: The final programs in the first season of the Periapsis Open Series, featuring choreographers Emery LeCrone, Mira Cook, Rachel M. Hettinger, Whitney G-Bowley, Teresa Fellion, HeeRa Yoo, and Stefanie Batten Bland, all in collaboration with composers and/or musicians.
  • April 2-3: Another pair of programs in the Periapsis Open Series, my curatorial presentation of NYC choreographers who are collaborating with composers and/or working with live music.
  • March 22: Pianist Winston Choi performs Europa at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
  • March 12: The first program in the Periapsis Open Series, my curatorial presentation of NYC choreographers who are collaborating with composers and/or working with live music.  At GK ArtsCenter, Brooklyn.
  • February 18: The European premiere of Europa!  Winston Choi performs it at the opening recital of the Orléans International Piano Competition.
  • February 18-19: The Portrait Project, by Periapsis Music and Dance.

specialties

I'm always looking for new collaborations and projects. Please contact me about:
  • composition commissions (I have particular experience in music for dance, vocal music, piano music, and strings, but I’m happy to consider any project)
  • composition master classes and lectures
  • music workshops for choreographers/dancers
  • performance
  • limited private teaching

LATENCY, a collaboration with choreographers Erin Dillon and Hannah Weber. Photo by Jaqlin Medlock, courtesy of Periapsis Music and Dance.

Video Portfolio

Also see my works list for more videos and audio!