Jeremi Edwards CV 2023


McNeese State University May 2017

BA in Music with a Concentration in Instrumental Education

University of Louisiana as Lafayette May 2019

MM in Music Concentration in Composition

Louisiana State University class of 2022

PhD in Music Composition secondary in Theory


Alba International Music Festival Julia Perry Award 2024

Selected for LSU CNME Carnige Hall World Premier  2022

Selected for John Mackey’s Exhibition for the 75th Midwest Clinic  2021

Vermillion Duet premier of “Essence of water” San Diego Flute Guild 2021

Finalist Call for scores for the LSU CNME Spring 2020

Finalist Call for score for the LSU Symphonic Winds Spring 2020

Louisiana State University Graduate Assistantship Music Theory 2019 -2022

University of Louisiana Graduate Assistantship Music Theory 2018-2019

University of Louisiana Graduate Assistant for Athletic Band 2017-2019


Alba International Music Festival – Alba Italy - 2024

• World Premiere of Dreamscape Nocturnes  by the Soil Ensamble 2024

New Music on thE Bayou – Monore Louisiana - 2024

• World Premiere of Feathered Echos  by the NMOTB Ensamble 2024

Texas New Music Festival – Houston Texas - 2024

• World Premiere of Melodic Mosaics  by the TEME Ensamble 2024

New Music on thE Bayou – Monore Louisiana - 2023

• World Premiere of Connecting the DOTs  by the NMOTB Ensamble 2023

Mostly Modern Festival – Saratoga Springs, New York 2022

• World Premiere of Aauatic Portratis by the American Modern Ensamble

• Essance of Water Mostly Modern Chamber Concert 1

Louisiana State University Collaborate Piano Institute Baton Rouge, Louisiana

• World Premiere of Between the Demission’s Four Corners Ensemble

• World Premiere of When voice spoke like rushing waters Emerging Artist 2021

Mostly Modern Festival - Virtual Saratoga Springs, New York

• World Premiere of String Quartet No 1 • To be performed by the Indianapolis String Quartet summer 2020

Mostly Modern Festival – Saratoga Springs, New York 2019

• World Premiere of Dream Sequence

• Performed by the American Modern Ensemble summer of 2019

Hans Zimmer Film Music Master Class - San Francisco Californian 2018


McNeese State University 2022 - Present

Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition Lake Charles La

• Music Theory Professor Fall 2022 - 2025


• MUSC 113, 213, 214, 313  PRINCIPLES OF MUSIC 1- 4  

• MUSC 415 Music in the 20th Century (theory and history)

• MUSC 402 Instrumental Arranging and Orchestration

• MUSC 482 Music Composition Privat Lessons.

• Director of Music Theory Mentorship Program Fall 2022 -2025

Louisiana State University

Graduate Composition and Theory Program Baton Rough La

• Music Theory Teaching Assistant Fall 2019 - 2022

• Aural Skills Teacher on record Fall 2019 - 2022

•Graduate Assistant for Dr. Mara Gibson Composition Studio Fall 2020-2022

• Graduate Teaching Assistant for undergraduate students Spring 2020

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

• Evalueator/ Judge for 2020/2021 Student Composers Competition 

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Graduate Theory and Composition program Lafayette, La.

• Music Theory Teaching Assistant 2018 – 2019

• University of Louisiana at Lafayette Graduate Staff Marching/Athletic Band 2017-2018

• Graduate Student Organization Representative for the School of Music 2018-2019.

• University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Wind Symphony 2017-2019

• Dr. Quincy Hilliard Composition Studio 2017-2019 o Teaching Assistant 2018 - 2019

• Premiered Chamber works at Hilliard Art Museum fall 2017 and 2018

•  Creative Conversations collaborations with Composition Studio 2017 - 2019

McNeese State University

Music Education Instrumental K – 12th Lake Charles, La.

• McNeese State University Marching band o Undergraduate Staff Fall 2016 o Drum Major Fall 2015

• McNeese State University Wind Ensemble

•  LMEA with this Ensemble in Fall of 2016

• Dr. Judy Hand Flute Studio 2011-2017

Drum Corps International,

Louisiana Stars Drum and Bugle Corps, Lafayette, La.

• Assistant Corps Director 2018-2022

• Tour Director 2018-2019

• Administrative/ instructional Staff 2016-2018


• Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity, Iota Upsilon Chapter, McNeese State University 2012-2020

• Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Rho Zeta Chapter, McNeese State University 2012-2020

• South Central Society Music Theory Society 2017-2024

• Louisiana Music Educators Association 2016-2024

• Texas Music Educators Association 2017-2024