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Zvonimir Nagy is a Croatian-born composer-theorist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His creative and scholarly work explores interdisciplinary connections between musical composition and creativity, cognitive music theory, and embodied music cognition. His compositions are informed by cognitive neuroscience and the aesthetics of music. He is Assistant Professor of Music at Duquesne University and Organist at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the recipient of the Seattle Symphony Composition Prize, the Iron Composer Award, the Swan Composition Prize, the Croatian Music Institute Award; he is the prizewinner in the Franck/Messiaen International Organ Competition in Haarlem, the Netherlands. As a performer, his interests are in contemporary music, improvisation, and interactive media.