Department of Music - Personnel
Dr. Aaron F. Jakubiec
Oboe, Music Theory & General Education
Dr. Aaron Jakubiec is currently instructor of oboe, music theory and general education at Eastern Illinois University. He is also the Solo English horn with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and the Champaign Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Additionally he has performed with the Orlando Philharmonic, Peoria Symphony, Sinfonia da Camera, Danville Symphony, Prairie Ensemble, Plymouth Symphony, Orchestra Canton, Warren Symphony, Adrian Symphony, Erie Chamber Orchestra, Erie Opera Theater, Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra, Paducah Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, Tri Cities Opera, Ithaca Opera and the Binghamton Philharmonic. National theater productions include Wicked, Mary Poppins, Les Miserables and Fiddler on the Roof.
Previously Dr. Jakubiec served as adjunct professor at Campbellsville University and Alma College, visiting guest artist at Ithaca College and teaching assistant at the University of Illinois. He has given master classes at the University of Michigan, University of Central Florida, University of Akron, Ball State University, State University of New York at Fredonia, Millikin University and East Tennessee State University. In the summer months he has been a resident artist at the Castleton Festival, Atlantic Music Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival, the Banff Center, performed with the American Wind Symphony, and College Light Opera, been a counselor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and has attended the Hillsong Conference in Sydney Australia. Other notable performances include the International Double Reed Society Conference, The University of Michigan Collage Concert, The National Concert Hall in Dublin Ireland. As a concerto soloist he has performed with the Erie Chamber Orchestra, The Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, University of Illinois New Music Ensemble, Sinfonia da Camera, Michigan State Philharmonic Orchestra, American Wind Symphony, and Ithaca Chamber Ensemble.
He received a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Illinois, Master of Music from The University of Michigan and Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College. Major teachers include John Dee, Nancy Ambrose King, Paige Morgan, Sarah Hamilton and Richard Killmer.