Award-winning composer, Jonathan Graybill, is said to be a composer to “have big things ahead of him” (SCI Newsletter). In recent years, Graybill’s music has been steadily gaining recognition throughout the U.S. and Europe. His, Nightscape, for string orchestra, was premièred by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra with subsequent performances by the Knox/Galesburg Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Butler Symphony Orchestra. The same work will be released on CD, winter 2016, with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2013, Graybill completed a commission for a new piece for the Kronos Quartet, Windows in Time, which was presented in the greater Washington, D.C. area. During the autumn of 2010, his Viola Concerto was premiered by renowned violist Rose Armbrust Griffin with members of the Ball State University Orchestra. Moon Journal, for bass flute and percussion, has enjoyed several performances at new music venues from the Eastman School of Music, to the University of Southern California, and the 28th New Music and Art Festival at Bowling Green State University, where he was a featured guest composer. The list of ensembles and organizations that have featured his music continues to grow, and includes: Eastman Broadband Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Ensemble, Cortona Sessions for New Music, Eastman Musica Nova, ImageMovementSound Festival in Rochester, NY, SCI Conferences, pLAy Ensemble, New York Miniaturist Ensemble, the Hammer and Nail Project, Meridian Arts Ensemble, Mid-West Composers Symposium, and the 41st annual Festival of New Music at Ball State University. Graybill earned degrees in composition from the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Maryland at College Park, where he earned his doctorate. He has taught music theory, harmony, aural skills, and music fundamentals at Ball State University and the University of Maryland.