John Haek


MUS-John-Haek2014Assistant Professor, Music

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

Selected 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