Jordan Jenkins is an undergraduate composition major at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. A native of Minnesota, Jordan caught the composing bug in 8th grade, when his band director gave him an old copy of the music notation software Finale, and has been composing and arranging ever since. Since attending UWEC Jordan has performed in masterclasses and private lessons with renowned composers such as Libby Larsen, Michael Daugherty, Margaret Brouwer, and Michael Colgrass. After his undergrad Jordan plans to go onto graduate school, hoping to make a career out of composing. In his free time, he enjoys running and biking, playing music, reading, and spending time with his friends and family.