Zoran Jakovcic

Zoran Jakovcic

Assistant Professor of Music (Viola)


Room:MI 118

A native of Croatia, Zoran Jakovcic made his solo orchestral debut as winner of the National Competition in Zagreb. He has performed in recital and as soloist with orchestras in Europe, Japan, China, and the US. Mr. Jakovcic was first violinist of the Essex Quartet (1988-98), winner of numerous competitions and awards with residences at Juilliard, Yale, Rutgers, Meadowmount, Banff and Aspen.

In 2005 Mr. Jakovcic joined the Maia Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Iowa. The Maia Quartet performed throughout the US, Japan and China, collaborated with leading chamber musicians including Joel Krosnick, Andre-Michel Schub, Cynthia Phelps, Daniel Avshalomov and Wendy Warner, and premiered and recorded works by Pierre Jalbert, Magnus Lindberg, Dan Coleman, Vivian Fung and Ronn Yedidia. Mr. Jakovcic taught and performed at the Great Wall International Music Academy in China, Up-Beat Festival in Japan, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Killington Music Festival and the Austin Chamber Music Festival.

Mr. Jakovcic graduated from The Juilliard School as a student of Dorothy Delay and served as teaching assistant to Robert Mann of the Juilliard Quartet. An accomplished teacher and administrator, Mr.Jakovcic has founded the Arcady International Music Camp (ME) and the Thurnauer Chamber Music Camp (NJ), and served on the faculty of the University of Iowa and Columbus State University in Georgia.


Master of Music - Viola
Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music

Prior Employment

Columbus State University

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Major Study 200 42 1200 - 1350 W TBD, room TBD
Major Study 200 42 1300 - 1350 M MI, room 104
Principal Study 201 42 1200 - 1350 W TBD, room TBD
Principal Study 201 42 1300 - 1350 M MI, room 104
Secondary Study 202 42 0000 - 0000
Minor Study 203 42 1200 - 1350 W TBD, room TBD
Minor Study 203 42 1300 - 1350 M MI, room 104
Major Study 600 42A 0000 - 0000
Chamber Music 643 42 0000 - 0000
Primary Area Study 700 42C 0000 - 0000
Chamber Music 743 42 0000 - 0000
Fundamentals of Musi 100 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE