Annis, Jonathan


Jonathan Annis is a graduate research assistant at the University of Oklahoma pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music composition. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Carson-Newman college with majors in music composition, music theory, and saxophone performance, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Oklahoma in music composition. His primary composition teachers include Marvin Lamb, Ryan Garber, Jeff Gorbski, and Bruce Reiprich. He has also participated in a masterclass taught by Nancy Van de Vate in Vienna. Jonathan was chosen to present “This Title May Vary” on the CMS Pacific Southwest conference 2012 held in Tucson, AZ. His music has also been performed at the International Saxophone Festival in Poland in 2014, the NASA biannual national conference in 2016 and 2018, and the MusCan 2018 National Conference at MacEwan University in Alberta. Jonathan has also been chosen as the composer in residence for the 2018 Mana Saxophone Institute hosted by San Jose State University. Recent performances also include the World Saxophone Congress 2018.


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