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Faculty Profile

Ian Hominick

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Music
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
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126 MUSIC BUILDING
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1282
Joined UM: 08/10/1999

Areas of Expertise

  • ACADEMIC ADVISING
  • ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • EVENT MANAGEMENT
  • HISTORY OF MUSIC
  • MULTI-CULTURAL PROGRAMMING
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE
  • MUSIC, CLASSICAL
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • STUDENT RECRUITMENT

Brief Bio

Canadian pianist Ian Hominick began studying piano in his native Nova Scotia, attending Mt. Allison University. Continuing his studies in the United States under the tutelage of internationally acclaimed pianists, Jerome Rose and Earl Wild, he earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Ohio State University in 1991 where he served as assistant to pianists, Earl Wild and Tchaikovsky Competition silver-medalist, André Laplante. An active soloist, accompanist, adjudicator and teacher, Mr. Hominick maintains a busy schedule of concerts and piano masterclasses across the United States and Canada and has been featured in concert as a soloist in many major centers including Chicago, Cincinnati, Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, Milwaukee, San Diego and New York City. Mr. Hominick has appeared as soloist on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Chicago-Chautauqua Series, American Landmark Festivals, and has been a featured guest for Saskatchewan's Rites of Spring Festival, the Hornby Festival Society in British Columbia and the American Liszt Society Festival. His performances have been broadcast both regionally and nationally on CBC Radio, Radio-Canada and National Public Radio in the United States. He is also a frequent guest for Chicago's WFMT Radio program "Live from Studio One". Mr. Hominic has three commercially available recordings to date featuring works of the legendary romantic pianist Sigismund Thalberg (Titanic Records); works by several rarely-heard classical and romantic composers (MSR Classics) and sonatas of Muzio Clementi (MSR Classics). A dedicated teacher, Mr. Hominick has been Visiting Artist at the University of Newfoundland and has taught on the faculties of Otterbein College, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, De Paul University, and Lake Forest College. He has also served on the national piano jury for Canadian Music Competitions and judged the Cities Music Festival in Hong Kong. Mr. Hominick joined the piano faculty at the University of Mississippi in 1999. He is Past-President of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association, Director of the Piano Discoveries Summer Camp, Artistic Director of The World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival and Assistant Chair of the Department of Music.

Degrees

BM
MUSIC
MOUNT ALLISON/ SACKVILLE, CANADA (1983)
MM
MUSIC
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY/BOWLING GREEN, OHIO (1986)
DM
MUSIC
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/ COLUMBUS, OHIO (1991)