Jason Hoogerhyde

Notable Achievements

Faculty members from the Department of Music were well represented at the annual meeting of the College Music Society, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 10 13.

  • Professor of Music Kiyoshi Tamagawa presented his paper “Ragtime, Gamelan, and the Music of Claude Debussy: Exoticism vs. Cultural Appropriation.”
  • Associate Professors of Music David Asbury and Bruce Cain performed three songs composed by Associate Professor of Music Jason Hoogerhyde from the River of Words Project. The River of Wordsis a collection of songs the duo has commissioned from multiple composers, setting texts written by children on the topic of the environment.
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Expertise

Composition, Music Theory

Composer Jason Hoogerhyde joined the faculty of Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts in 2004. His music has been performed both nationally and internationally, by such performers as Coda (UK), Decadanse (France), the N[ex]t Saxophone Quartet (Latvia), Ramon Acoymo (Philippines), and at festivals and concert series, including MusicX, Society of Composers, College Music Society, the University of Kentucky’s American Music Week, the University of Nebraska-Kearney’s New Music Festival V, Blue Lake Summer Music Festival, and Weill Recital Hall in New York City. He has been artist-in-residence at the Ucross Foundation, the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, and the Cincinnati Public Schools through a Meet-the-Composer grant. He served for two years as classical music critic for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Dr. Hoogerhyde studied composition with Allen Gimbel, Joyce Mekeel, Lukas Foss, Allen Sapp, Samuel Adler, Darrell Handel, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. As an instructor, he received the University of Cincinnati’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and prior to his arrival at Southwestern University he taught for five years at Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music.

Education

D.M.A., Composition - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
M.M., Composition - Boston University
B.M., Theory and Composition - Lawrence University

  • Composer Jason Hoogerhyde joined the faculty of Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts in 2004. His music has been performed both nationally and internationally, by such performers as Coda (UK), Decadanse (France), the N[ex]t Saxophone Quartet (Latvia), Ramon Acoymo (Philippines), and at festivals and concert series, including MusicX, Society of Composers, College Music Society, the University of Kentucky’s American Music Week, the University of Nebraska-Kearney’s New Music Festival V, Blue Lake Summer Music Festival, and Weill Recital Hall in New York City. He has been artist-in-residence at the Ucross Foundation, the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, and the Cincinnati Public Schools through a Meet-the-Composer grant. He served for two years as classical music critic for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Dr. Hoogerhyde studied composition with Allen Gimbel, Joyce Mekeel, Lukas Foss, Allen Sapp, Samuel Adler, Darrell Handel, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. As an instructor, he received the University of Cincinnati’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and prior to his arrival at Southwestern University he taught for five years at Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music.

    Education

    D.M.A., Composition - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
    M.M., Composition - Boston University
    B.M., Theory and Composition - Lawrence University