Jason began playing the cello at the age of nine. He has attended some of the country’s most prestigious music festivals for young musicians including the National Orchestral Institute, Meadowmount, Garth Newel, Miami Music Festival, Brevard, New York State Summer School of the Arts and the C. W. Post Chamber Music Festival. Jason received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied with Anne Martindale Williams. Jason has performed in chamber music collaborations with Andres Cardenes, Yuriy Bekker, Michael Klotz and Maureen Nelson. He has also performed in master classes for such prominent musicians as Steven Doane, Joel Krosnick, Stephen Geber, Eric Kim, Robert DeMaine, Brinton Smith, Lawrence Dutton, Daniel Phillips, Ani Kavafian, and Hans Jorgen Jensen. In 2012, Jason was featured on Pittsburgh’s WQED 89.3 fm where he played J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1. Jason is currently studying cello at Southern Methodist University with Andres Diaz and Christopher Adkins. In his free time Jason enjoys cooking and playing with his cat Jackie.