Jay Fluellen is a Philadelphia born musician known as a composer, college professor, educator, accompanist, pianist, singer, and organist/choir director. He has a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Temple University in the field of Music Composition. In addition, Fluellen has his K-12 Music Pennsylvania State certification from Eastern University. Fluellen is currently assistant orchestra conductor, piano teacher and music technology specialist at Northeast High School in the School District of Philadelphia. He is also an adjunct professor at Montgomery County Community College, where he. Since January 11th 1997, he has been a co-minister of music, with Walt Blocker, at the historic African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, where he directs the Chancel Choir.
Fluellen has been commissioned by various performers and institutions, including; the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia’s LiveConnections, Teya Sepinuck and Theater of Witness, the Bucks County Choral Society, the Philadelphia Jazz Project, Orchestra 2001, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Network for New Music, Relâche and Philadelphia’s Singing City Choir, among others.