Artist Teacher of Oud
B.M., Cleveland State University (Composition)
Jeremy Bleich incorporates a wide palette of culture, ancient and modern instruments, traditions and forms and electronic manipulation into the process of creating music. Jeremy plays bass, oud, piano, guitar and various percussion and drums. He resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he is involved with presenting new music through his House Concert chamber music series, Grasshopper Music record label, as well as developing children’s operettas for the Santa Fe Opera. He holds a degree in music composition from Cleveland State University.
Jeremy has a diverse background as an educator working as a composer in residence at The Santa Fe Opera in the education department, developing operettas for children (2006-present). Previously, he worked in schools teaching music and culture at all grade levels in Cleveland, OH for Passport Project and Young Audiences, as well as here in Santa Fe, NM. Jeremy is currently the Music Director for Lifesongs, a program of The Academy for the Love of Learning, and the composer for Wise Fool New Mexico’s Circus Luminous, now in its ninth year at the Lensic Theatre.