Tom Nazziola

Art Discipline: 
Jersey City, NJ
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 20, 2023 to Mar 3, 2023

The music of Grammy®-nominated composer Tom Nazziola has been featured on virtually every medium in the world of composition. From "live film music" to choral and orchestral pieces, his work has been performed in France, Ireland, Slovenia, Guatemala, Croatia, and throughout the United States — as well as broadcast nationally and internationally. His music has received performances by several contemporary ensembles including: Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, Bang on a Can, Eastman Percussion Ensemble, VocalEssence, Cantori NY, and the New Jersey Youth Symphony among others. Recent awards include the Samuel Adler Grand Prize (2019), Winner of the 2016 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest for Large Percussion Ensemble and a Grammy®–nomination for Best Instrumental  Composition (2022). In addition to composing, he is also the musical director and orchestrator for The BQE Project, a celebrated New York-based chamber ensemble known for its original compositions performed live-to-film. His highly praised film score for "The Golem" was featured on John Schaefer’s "New Sounds" (WNYC).