Recent Engagements

Embodied Monologues

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

I'm happy to announce a visit to Maynooth University in Ireland, where I will present [...]

Improvisation as Real-Time Composition

January 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Improvisation as Real-Time Composition

Improvising Brain III - Cultural Variation and Analytical Approaches, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA, February [...]

Announcing the Publication of My New Book

August 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Announcing the Publication of My New Book

I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book on musical creativity in [...]

Bruno Maderna Competition Finalist

June 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Bruno Maderna Competition Finalist

Nagy - Angel Annunciation (2012) for violoncello and piano has been selected to be featured [...]

Performance at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Performance at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music

Liquescence (2016), scored for alto flute, English horn, and bass clarinet, will receive its premiere [...]

World Premiere at the ‘Risuonanze Festival’

April 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on World Premiere at the ‘Risuonanze Festival’

A new piece for solo flute commissioned by the 2016 Risuonanze Festival. The new work [...]

‘Epigram Variations’ Premiered by Musicians from the PSO

February 1st, 2016|Comments Off on ‘Epigram Variations’ Premiered by Musicians from the PSO

Epigram Variations (2015) scored for four cellos and based on Bach's Prelude from Cello Suite [...]

Piano Duo Premiere

September 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Piano Duo Premiere

A new work Kaleidoscope (2014-15), scored for two pianos, received its premiere at the joined [...]

Zvonimir Nagy is a Croatian-born American composer and music scholar. His creative and scholarly work extends into interdisciplinary contexts and perspectives on musical creativity and embodied music cognition, forging connections between music composition and theory, psychology and philosophy, and technology and performance. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he is an Assistant Professor of Music at Duquesne University.