Jason earned his G.P.D. in Saxophone Performance, B.M. in Music Education and a Performers Certificate in Saxophone from the Peabody Conservatory, and his M.M. in Saxophone Performance from the University of Michigan.
Performance and Teaching Experience
Jason currently holds the Principal Saxophonist position with the Capital Wind Symphony and is a frequent performer with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist with symphonies of Baltimore, Fairfax, Frederick Youth, Fort Collins, Gettysburg, Georgetown, the Peabody Wind Ensemble and the Capital Winds.
In addition to teaching at Levine, Jason is the Music Department Chair at North Bethesda Middle School. He formerly a teacher at the University of Michigan and the University of Windsor.
Jason has been on the Levine faculty at since 1999 where teaches private saxophone lessons and is the Director of Music and Arts Day Camp at the Strathmore Campus.
Of being at Levine, Jason appreciates how “the faculty, parents and students all feel like a family. It is a true community music school.”
Teaching Philosophy and Approach
“I teach with a lot of enthusiasm and energy! Lessons focus on saxophone specific technique, rhythm and musicality.”