Recent Engagements

Announcing the Publication of My New Book

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

I'm happy to announce the publication of my new book on musical creativity in composition [...]

Bruno Maderna Competition Finalist

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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

World Premiere at the ‘Risuonanze Festival’

April 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The 2016 Risuonanze Festival has commissioned a new piece for solo flute. The new work [...]

‘Epigram Variations’ Premiered by Musicians from the PSO

February 1st, 2016|0 Comments

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

Piano Duo Premiere

September 14th, 2015|0 Comments

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

‘Leib und K√∂rper’ – Premiere of a New Work for Trombone and Organ

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Commissioned  for the dedication of the new three-manual tracker organ by Jaeckel, Inc. from Duluth, [...]

Multimodality of Creative Experience

March 15th, 2015|0 Comments

My research on embodiment of musical creativity was be featured at the International Conference on [...]

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 cognitive music theory, forging connections between musical composition, theory, psychology, technology, and performance. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he is an Assistant Professor of Music at Duquesne University.