Jason has studied saxophone and clarinet at Melbourne University, where he
was awarded a Master of Music and the
Sydney Conservatorium, where he completed undergraduate studies and
a Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance). During this time he
studied with David Thomas, Phillip Miechel, Dr. Peter Clinch, Terry
Noone, Frank Celata, Mark Walton and James Nightingale.
During 1999 and 2000, he studied in Europe with Claude Delangle,
Jean-Yves Fourmeau (Paris), Arno Bornkamp (Amsterdam) and Kyle Horch
Jason has been
awarded an A.Mus.A and L.Mus.A, an Advanced
Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM) and a
Diploma of the Associated Board of
the Royal Schools
of Music (DipABRSM) - With Distinction from the Associated Board of the
Royal Schools of Music.
Jason has a busy performance schedule including performances with the
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra,
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, as
well as frequent solo recitals and concerto appearances with orchestras
and wind ensembles worldwide. In 2002 he was invited to
perform solo recitals at the Australasian International Clarinet and
Saxophone Conference in Brisbane and in 2005 at the 2005 Melbourne International
Single Reeds Festival.
has performed several live broadcast recitals on 2MBS-FM and has
recorded for ABC Classic FM and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, has
been broadcast on 3MBS-FM as well as Australian local and national radio
programmes and in 2000
Performer of the Year Award.
Jason has written articles for various
Australian Clarinet and Saxophone
magazine, has conducted master classes throughout Australia
and Asia and has
arranged/transcribed more than 50 works for Saxophone and Clarinet
Jason is very active in the field of Contemporary Music and encourages
composers to write music for Saxophone and Clarinet and more than 20
works have been dedicated to him.
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