Associate Professor of Music
Areas of 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.
D.M.A., Composition - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
M.M., Composition - Boston University
B.M., Theory and Composition - Lawrence University
DMA, University of Cincinnati, 1999