New York based composer Jeff Myers has been presented at Carnegie Hall, The Kimmel Center, Tanglewood and Aspen festivals, Het Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ (Amsterdam), Arsenal (Metz), and other noted venues. He has received grants and awards from the Jerome Foundation, the Fromm Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, BMI and other organizations. He is currently developing a new opera based on the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe with librettist Quincy Long and the American Lyric Theater. His opera The Hunger Art will be presented at Bard College this April and the Berkeley Live Oak Theater in June. Upcoming performances of his string quartet dopamine (for JACK Quartet) will be presented at Darmstadt, the Library of Congress, Carnegie Mellon University, New York's Merkin Hall and Tribeca Festivals and other noted venues.