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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Jeremy Beck, of Louisville, a composer who has written scores for orchestra, voice, chamber music and opera, has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council's Featured Artist for October.

Beck has a doctorate in composition from the Yale School of Music and master's degrees in composition from Duke University and the Yale School of Music. He has studied and taught at universities across the United States and in Russia and Ghana. He was a 2009 recipient of an Al Smith Fellowship from the arts council.

To read more about Beck, visit the arts council's website at
The artist feature page includes:

  • A story about Beck.
  • A video of Beck discussing his work underscored by samples of his music.
  • Contact information for the artist.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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