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Zvonimir Nagy is a Croatian-born composer, performer, and scholar based in Pittsburgh, PA. His work is informed by the intersection of music composition, theory, performance, and cognition; he explores various contexts and critical perspectives that illuminate ideas on music and its impact on the mind. Zvonimir Nagy is Assistant Professor of Music at Duquesne University.
Nagy’s focus is on performance studies and cognitive perspectives of musical creativity; as a concert organist, pianist, and chamber musician, Nagy specializes in the performance of contemporary music. He is the organist at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling, WV.
Nagy regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician. He is a prizewinner in the Franck/Messiaen International Organ Competition in Haarlem, NL, and the recipient of the Seattle Symphony Composition Prize, the Duquesne University Presidential Award, and the Croatian Music Institute Award.

Latest Engagements

  • Bach’s Epigram

Bach’s Epigram

  • April 6th, 2014

As a part of the 3rd Annual Musicianship Creates concert at Duquesne University's Mary Pappert [...]

  • New Music Performance

New Music Performance

  • February 26th, 2014

Zvonimir Nagy, keyboards (Borden). Premiere performance of Epigram (Liquescence) (2014) for four cellos. Duquesne University, Pappert Center [...]