Member Profile: Jonah Elrod
Jonah Elrod is a composer who recently worked as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he taught composition, music theory, aural skills, form & analysis, and was the administrator of the Computer Music Center. He currently serves as a board member of the Iowa Composers Forum, and is a member of the Society of Composers, Inc., SEAMUS, the American Composers Forum, the Society of Music Theory, and the College Music Society. He has a PhD in music composition from the University of Iowa where he served as an Associate Director of the Electronic Music Studios. Jonah has also worked as the audio engineer and composer for the O-ffended podcast. His music has been performed at numerous new music festivals including the John Donald Robb Composers Symposium, the Midwest Composers Symposium, the Exchange of Midwest Composers Conference, the Iowa Composers Forum, the Wisconsin Alliance for Composers Festival, the New Music on the Bayou Festival, and the New Music Gathering. As a composer, he has been researching different cycles and signals from the Earth and incorporating them into his music. Jonah is a founding member of the Laptop Orchestra of the University of Iowa and has participated in many performances with that ensemble. His sound installation IC1223 was performed in Iowa City in December, 2014. Jonah is very interested in collaboration and encourages you to contact him if you are interested in working on a project together.