About

I grew up in New Jersey and currently live in Somerville, MA. I like to make music, improvise, help run arts organizations, teach, perform, and write words. 

Here’s a short bio:

Jeremy Rapaport-Stein is a creative artist who likes to make ethical, peculiar objects with sounds, words, and gestures. He has been doing so for the past nineteen years and hopes to continue to do so for nearly as long as he is able.

Here’s a long bio:

Jeremy Rapaport-Stein is a Boston-based composer whose work plays with the perception of time, visual art and gesture, improvisation, voice, and euphoria. Jeremy’s music has been performed by many wonderful new music interpreters, including PRISM Saxophone Quartet, Yarn/WireZentripedal DuoJuventas New Music Ensemble, Orchestra 2001, Duo Cortona, Guerilla Opera, the Lydian String Quartet, Fear No MusicSound Icon, and Sō Percussion. His work has been presented or supported as part of Philly Composers’ Ink, the Contemporary Undercurrent of Song Project, Boston New Music Initiative, CollisionSeries, ACO’s SONiC Festival, New Music Brandeis, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Student Music Conference, the National Student Electronic Music Event, Yellow Barn, Montreal Contemporary Music Lab, the University of Iowa Center for New MusicVirginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Brandeis Festival of the Creative Arts, the Oregon Bach Festival, Composers Concordance, Boston New Music Initiative, and WQXR’s new music channel Q2.

Jeremy is an active member of the vibrant Boston new music community, enjoying frequent collaboration with local musicians and arts organizations. Current and upcoming creative projects include a collaborative installation with journalist Cynthia Fernandez and music for pianist Nate Shaffer. A native of New Jersey, Jeremy holds a BA from Swarthmore College and is currently a PhD student at Brandeis University, where he serves as a teaching fellow in the music department and studies composition with Erin Gee. For more information, visit jeremyrapaportstein.com