D.M.A.(Composition),Washington, M.Mus (Composition) Oklahoma, B.Mus (Flute Perf) & B.S, Oregon
Jonathan Haek is a composer and flutist originally from Portland, Oregon. Dr. Haek is the Director of the School of Music Technology and Creativity at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. He currently teaches Aural Skills courses for the VCM’s Department of Postsecondary Studies, and is the designer, developer, and instructor of the new postsecondary Certificate of Music Technologies program offered in partnership with Camosun College.
Jon’s interests lie at the intersections of music, math, and technology. His projects have involved collaboration with modern dance choreographers, free improvisation, interactive and computer music composition, and Fibonacci numbers as compositional tools. Dedicated to lifelong learning, Jon has earned a number of degrees: a D.M.A. in composition (2007) with a Music Theory Certificate (2005) from the University of Washington; a M.M. in composition (2002) from the University of Oklahoma; a B.A. in Flute Performance (2000) from Oregon State University; and a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences (2000) with a minor in Computer Science from Oregon State University.
Jon has studied composition with John Rahn, Joël-François Durand, and Christian Asplund. His past positions include, Lecturer of Music Theory at the University of Washington, Instructor of Digital Music at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, WA, and Visiting Instructor of Technology and Composition at the University of Oklahoma.