Jason is currently a postdoctoral researcher at McGill University, working on the ACTOR project (Analysis, Creation, and Teaching of Orchestration). His PhD at McGill was funded by the prestigious Vanier Scholarship (SSHRC). During his time at McGill he also won the Dean’s Essay Prize, a CIRMMT Student Award, and the Research Alive Student Award. His research appears in Music Perception, Music Theory Online, the American Society for Aesthetics Graduate E-Journal, and the Canadian Association of Music Librarians Review, with a forthcoming chapter in the Routledge Companion to Interdisciplinary Studies in Singing. He has presented in many international conferences and guest lectures, including the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition(2014, 2016, 2018), the conference of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (2015, 2017), and the International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation (2018).
ACTOR Website and Online Orchestration Resource Newsfeed:
George Crumb "Black Angels" Filarmonica Quartet
Different Trains - Steve Reich - performed by ConTempo Quartet with visuals by Mihai Cucu
Prazak Quartet & Zemlinsky Quartet : Dimitri Shostakovich String octet Op. 11
Béla Bartók - Violin Concerto No. 2, BB 117 (Frank Peter Zimmermann - ONE - Josep Pons)
Jennifer Koh performs Luciano Berio's Sequenza VIII for solo violin
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto E Minor OP.64 (Full Length) : Hilary Hahn & FRSO