A native of Northeast Ohio, Jason Jedlicka received his PhD from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, with a dissertation on analytical and interpretive issues in the recent music of Steve Reich. Dr. Jedlicka has presented additional research on Reich’s music at regional and national conferences, and at conferences in the UK, Finland and Turkey. His broader research interests include minimalist and postminimalist music, new music, and early music. In the summer of 2013, he studied electronic music at IRCAM in Paris.

Dr. Jedlicka has composed in a variety of styles and has extensive experience as a pianist and accompanist. He has also served as musical director and conductor for various organizations in Northeast Ohio.


  • BM, cum laude, music theory and composition, The Ohio State University (2004)
  • MM, music theory, Indiana University (2011)
  • PhD, music theory, Indiana University (2018)

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music (2019 – present)
  • Visiting Lecturer of Music, Indiana University East (2018 – 2019)
  • Adjunct Lecturer of Music in General Studies, Indiana University (2015 – 2018)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Ben Davis University High School, Indianapolis, IN (2014)
  • Associate Instructor of Music Theory, Indiana University (2009 – 2014)