About Jeremy

Jeremy Clay in recording studio
Jeremy Clay in recording studio

I am a composer and educator based in Birmingham, UK, working with a wide range of musicians in various genres. You can find excerpts of my music on the Listen page.

I am a Teaching Fellow in Professional Development and Outreach at Birmingham Conservatoire. I am also Project Manager for In Harmony Telford & Stoke, and deliver orchestral sessions for their various ensembles at Old Park Primary School in Telford.

I freelance doing music education workshops and you can find out more about this on my projects and education work page. I also compose and arrange music for a wide range of clients, from professionals to amateurs, from young to old. I specialise in creating differentiated parts to enable musicians of any ability to access making music together. Clients I work for include City of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraBirmingham Contemporary Music GroupThe People’s Orchestra; and The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. I have also worked with English Heritage; Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust; and Elgar Birthplace Museum.

Until Summer 2015 I was Learning Co-ordinator for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

I graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a masters in instrumental composition with Professor Vic Hoyland.

Thanks for checking out my website!



The J Tones funk/soul/jazz function band which I started in 2005 with some friends and for whom I play trumpet. (Incidentally this is how my met my beautiful wife, Beth!)

2 thoughts on “About Jeremy

  1. Hi Jeremy, just found you on my Reader site of blogs I might like. I explored your site a bit and enjoyed your music and listening to your compositions and look forward to hearing more of your work ~ Cheers

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