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About Austin K. Jaquith, D.M.A.

Austin Jaquith is a composer residing in southwestern Ohio. Although a native Californian, through school (Cleveland Insitute of Music, and Indiana University) and now work (Cedarville University) he has adopted the midwest. He has composed works in many genres including chamber, choral, and orchestral and has won a number of awards for his compositions. In addition to being an active composer, Mr. Jaquith is also a professor of theory and composition at Cedarville University.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition, Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship
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Honors and Awards

  • The Dean's Prize in Orchestral Composition (Blaze of Autumn), Indiana University - 2009
  • Emil and Ruth Beyer Composition Award, Chamber Music Category (String Quartet No. 3) - 2007
  • Kuttner String Quartet Competition (String Quartet No. 3), Indiana University - 2006
  • SCI/ASCAP Composition Commission, Regional Winner (String Quartet No. 2) - 2005
  • Faculty Teaching Effectiveness Award, Cedarville University - 2015

Courses

  • Introduction to Music Composition
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Music Theory I
  • Aural Skills III
  • Aural Skills IV
  • Advanced Music Technology

Education

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2009 D.M.A., Indiana University
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2005 M.M., University of Houston
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2003 B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
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Contact Information

Department of Music
Cedarville University
251 N. Main St.
Cedarville, OH 45314
937-766-7560
ajaquith@cedarville.edu
austinkjaquith.com

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Music Compositions (20)

Music Performances (26)