Shawn Jaeger

Composer Shawn Jaeger’s music often draws inspiration from Appalachian folksong. His works have been performed by Dawn Upshaw and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the JACK Quartet, Ensemble Dal Niente, Talea Ensemble, and Alexi Kenney, and he has received commissions from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the American Composers Forum, Roulette/Jerome Foundation, the BMI Foundation/Concert Artists Guild, and Chamber Music America. Jaeger holds a DMA in composition from Northwestern University and is a 2016-18 Arts Fellow at Princeton University.  website