Austin Jaquith, D.M.A., associate professor of music theory and composition, was selected as the Composer of the Year by the Ohio Music Teachers Association (MTA) on October 5.
Individuals entered the competition by submitting several of their original music compositions to the Ohio MTA for review. Jaquith’s submission included scores for clarinet, brass, piano, small ensemble and orchestra.
As the winner, Jaquith has been commissioned by the Ohio MTA to compose an original piece, which will be performed at the organization’s conference in Columbus, Ohio, in November. He will also be considered for the Distinguished Composer of the Year award as chosen by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
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