Assistant Director | Composition
Jake Landau, b. 1995, is a composer, conductor, and pianist from New York City. His music has been performed by the New York Philharmonic, Houston Grand Opera, and Premiere Division Ballet in venues such as David Geffen Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. He is the youngest-ever winner of the Walter Hinrichsen Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is on the faculty of the Juilliard School’s Evening Division. As a conductor, he has worked with Little Opera Theatre of New York and New York Live Arts Theater, where he conducted two original evening-length ballets from the piano. Publications include Ayres, part of the Judith Clurman G. Schirmer Choral Series, and Hardware Love, an orchestral work published by Edition Peters. Following his formative studies with theater composer Lawrence Rosen, Jake earned his Bachelor of Music degree under John Corigliano at The Juilliard School and his Master of Studies in Music from Oxford University.