Austin Jaquith

Austin Jaquith, Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition


Dr. Jaquith teaches courses in music theory, composition, and technology as well as having an active presence as a composer both locally and nationally. Recent performances of his compositions include Shades of Red, performed at the International Trumpet Guild’s 2010 Conference in Sydney, Australia; Kinesis by the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra, Andy Moran conducting; Quintet for Brass by the Mirari Brass Quintet on their Southwest tour; and Blaze of Autumn by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthew Kraemer conducting.

Education and Credentials

  • D.M.A, in Composition, Indiana University
  • M.M. in Composition, University of Houston
  • B.M. in Composition, Cleveland Institute of Music


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Expert Topics

  • Contemporary Classical Music
  • Music Theory
  • Music Composition
  • Music Technology