Z.D. Lowery is an inventive American composer of contemporary classical music. Based out of Kentucky, he has written for a variety of ensembles from the scholastic to professional. Drawing from an eclectic range of influences, ranging from jazz to minimalism, he strives to have a new and energizing presence in his music. He has been commissioned to write for both soloist and larger ensembles, and has been met with enthusiasm from both performers and audiences alike. Performances of his music can be heard throughout the United States in various venues and competitions.