Tenor, BMus, Dalhousie University, Artist’s Diploma in Opera performance, Hartt School of Music, Artistic Director of the Conservatory Summer Music Theatre Programs, Voice Faculty, Acadia University, Stage Director
One of Canada’s brightest prospective tenor stars, Jason has won numerous scholarships and competitions including the Hartt Talent Trust and Berkowitz scholarships as well as the Amici and New Hampshire vocal competitions having studied with renowned teachers Marlena Malas, Arthur Levy and Steven Crawford. Jason is very comfortable teaching all genres of music and voice to students of all ages and levels of experience. He is proficient and passionate about helping students prepare for exams, festivals, auditions and performances and a number of his students have gone on to pursue studies in music at top universities throughout North America such as The Glenn Gould School and The Berklee School of Music. When he is not teaching Jason is highly in demand as a performer of recital, concert and operatic repertoire most recently singing the lead role of Rodolfo in Opera Nova Scotia’s production of Luisa Miller and the lead role of Canio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. He was also recently freatured as a Co-Artist in residence for the 2013/14 Cecilia Concert series and was a featured vocal soloist with Symphony Nova Scotia for their 2014 Port of Wines festival.