Music Librarianship & Musicology Intern
Jack Nighan is Associate Instructor of Music Theory at Indiana University, where he is pursuing the Master of Music in music theory and the Master of Library Science. Originally from Glastonbury, Conn., Jack graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut with degrees in music theory and music history. At UConn, Jack was principal oboist of the Wind Ensembles and Symphony Orchestra and studied oboe with Heather Taylor, Amanda Hardy, and Nancy Dimock. A dedicated advocate of modern and contemporary classical music, Jack has performed in premieres of compositions by Joseph Schwantner, Miho Sasaki, David Dzubay, and Margaret Bonds, among other esteemed composers, and authored a senior thesis on interval-class pairing models in Witold Lutosławski’s Epitaph for oboe and piano.