Jeremy Turner
Cello

Jeremy Turner has rapidly gained a reputation for composing innovative and diverse music for the moving image and the stage. From creating award-winning scores to a career as the Assistant Principal Cellist of the Met Orchestra, he has established a unique regard for understanding and performing varying musical languages and styles. Jeremy attended The Juilliard School as a pupil of Harvey Shapiro and studied chamber music with Felix Galimir. At the age of 21 he joined the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and was invited by Maestro James Levine to join The Met Chamber Ensemble in its inaugural year. He recently completed his 14th and final season at the Met and has gone on to pursue composing, while keeping an active calendar as a chamber musician. Performing regularly throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, Jeremy has performed in the music festivals of Aspen, Ravinia, Tanglewood, Seattle, La Jolla, Moab, and Music at Plush. In 2003, he was asked by Renee Fleming to perform with her at the opening gala concert of Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall.  He has appeared as a cellist on The Late Show with David Letterman, Saturday Night Live, MTV Unplugged, and has performed and recorded with artists as varied as David Byrne, My Morning Jacket, Lupe Fiasco, and Citizen Cope.Jeremy is currently a senior composer at Big Foote Music and Sound in New York. His recent projects include a new composition for yMusic Ensemble, orchestrations for Orpheus Chamber orchestra, two feature film scores, and the music for a short film written for Brooklyn Rider and Anthony McGill. He recently made his conducting debut in Los Angeles at the inaugural LACMA Art + Film gala, honoring Clint Eastwood and John Baldessari. www.hearjt.com