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John Haek

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Department of Art, Music and Creative Arts Therapies
Associate Faculty
St. Catherine Hall
503.534.7053
jhaek@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA, Washington State University
BA, Portland State University

Instrument/Subject

Piano, Music Theory, Composition

Classes Taught

Music Theory
Music Fundamentals
Music History
Music Appreciation
Counterpoint
Form and Analysis
Sight-Singing/Ear-Training
Orchestration
Keyboard Skills

About

John Haek performs frequently as soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. John is also a rock- and ice-climbing instructor and guide.

Teachers

Studied piano with Nellie Tholen, Tomas Svoboda and Istvan Nadas

Publications

Summer Fragments, a cycle of poems set to music by Tomas Svoboda (second-place winner in the Music Teachers National Association's Distinguished Composers Competition).

The Sojourner's Eye, poems set for tenor voice and orchestra by Eric Funk.

Symphony No. 7, 'Time', poems set for spoken voice, chorus and orchestra by Eric Funk

Awards

Excellence in Academic Service and Teaching. Marylhurst University, 2007

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Calendar

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January 11, 2016 – March 20, 2016

Print Arts NW Exhibition

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January 12, 2016 – March 05, 2016

Group Painting Exhibition at The Art Gym

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February 11, 2016

Tai Chi Easy and Qi-Gong

The slow gentle Tai Chi and Qi Gong movements and stretches, along with various breathing techniques stimulate the energy pathways, and enhance the...

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