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Jason Decristofaro

Wheel Session 94

Jason DeCristofaro

Friday, May 20, 2022

Private Studio - 7:30 pm

1801 Rutherford Rd

Greenville, SC 29609

$25 adults - students free

DIRECTIONS: 1801 Rutherford Rd is the Heddle Industrial Park. As you enter (be sure to enter off of Rutherford, don't let map quest take you a back way) the Park you will be facing the main Building (bldg 1). Drive around to the left and to the rear of that bldg. Park in the large lot near the water tower. Enter through the DBL doors near the large yellow trash dumpster. 

 

Jason DeCristofaro is an active music educator, multi-instrumentalist and composer/arranger based in Asheville, NC. He is an Instructor of Music at Warren Wilson College, where he coordinates jazz studies, teaches applied percussion, applied piano, and music theory.  

 

A published composer with C. Alan Publications, Per Mus Publications, and Tapspace Publications, Jason’s concert works have been performed in China, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, the Philippines, Portugal, Sweden, Taiwan and throughout the United States.  The winner of the 2011 Yamaha/Percussive Arts Society Terry Gibbs Competition (an international scholarship competition for jazz vibraphonists), Jason has performed nationally and internationally at many Jazz festivals.  He is also in demand as a clinician, having presented clinics, masterclasses and performances on Jazz improvisation and performance at many colleges and universities.   

 

Jason has also presented at Harvard University for the International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS), Virginia Tech for the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy (CHEP), and Black Mountain College Museum (Centennial Celebration of John Cage), and authored articles for Percussive Notes and Journal of Teaching and Education. Jason holds a Doctorate in Music Education (Boston University), Master of Music in Performance (UNC-School of the Arts), and a Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences (UNC-Asheville).

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