Justin Weiss

Composition. Theory.

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Justin Weiss’s music has been performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, the CHROMA Ensemble, Vertix Sonora, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Encore Wind Ensemble, Huw Watkins, and Michael Foyle. Additionally, Justin recently had a Mallet Quartet premiered by Colin Currie and had an installation for the Royal Academy of Music Museum. Justin has received awards and recognitions from YoungArts, ASCAP, Encore Wind Ensemble, and Tribeca New Music. As a conductor, Justin has performed with the Oberlin Sinfonietta and Contemporary Music Ensemble and premiered dozens of student composers’ works. Justin is currently pursuing graduate studies in composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London where he is the recipient of the Dr. Mosco Carner Scholarship and studies with Philip Cashian and Edmund Finnis. He recently graduated from Oberlin Conservatory of Music with a degree in Music Composition with a minor in Music Theory, where he received the 2017 Aschaffenburg Prize in Composition and studied composition with Jesse Jones, Aaron Helgeson, and Lewis Nielson. He studied conducting with Tim Weiss at Oberlin and with Sian Edwards and Dominic Grier at Royal Academy.