“Known for his creative and challenging programming, energy, drive, personality, and commitment to musical excellence, Jason A. Wright has quickly become an outstanding conductor.”
– The Kernersville News

“The musicality in your conducting, and your attention to musical detail stands out immediately. Your ease and leadership in front of an ensemble and the knowledgeable approach to rehearsal technique is also evident.”
– Dr. Charles Hausman, Director of Graduate Choral Studies, University of Houston

“From the sound of your ensemble, it is evident that you are a vocal pedagogue.”
– Professor Richard Bjella, Texas Tech University, Director of Choral Studies

“Liturgy and sacred music are holy tools to give God praise and shape God’s people for living a grateful and generous life. In a time when many universities and even seminaries are scaling back their teaching of liturgical arts and sacred music, I believe it will increasingly be the task of local congregations to raise up and train new generations of church musicians. Dr. Wright is very attune to this need and is committed to inspiring both volunteer musicians and students in choral conducting and organ performance. His knowledge of traditional liturgy is impressive. I was amazed at his ability to help our volunteer choirs sound their best and grow in their abilities as worship leaders.”
– Dr. Mary W. Anderson, Incarnation Lutheran Church

“Jason Wright had an exuberance in which children could readily connect. His music lessons were well planned and high energy so that children were engaged at every grade level. He had an ability to multitask during each rehearsal by accompanying and teaching and at the same time providing positive classroom management.”
– Carolyn Morazan, Former Lower School Director, Canterbury School, Greensboro, NC

“Dr. Jason Wright is a first-rate musician. I had the pleasure to invite him to work with my advanced choral ensemble at Spring Valley High School in a performance of 20th century American masterpieces. Every rehearsal was a delight and was engaging for the students.”
– Dr. Patrick Hawkins, Director of Choirs, Spring Valley High School

Jason A. Wright is native of North Carolina and has a diverse musical background. He has served the church for twenty years as director of music and organist, primarily in Episcopal and Lutheran parishes, holding his first church job at age eighteen. As an academic he was a music specialist and chair of the fine arts department at Canterbury Episcopal School (K-8) and taught at the collegiate level for close to a decade on the faculties of Guilford Tech and the University of South Carolina. He founded his own community choir (The Kerner Chorale) and professional choir (The Kerner Singers) in NC. He was an editor for Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. He is in demand as a choral clinician and adjudicator, having directed choirs from children to professional singers across the United States. As an organist, he has performed in both the U.S. and U.K. in the most sought after venues. His research and articles appear in the The Organist’s Companion, The Journal of Anglican Musicians, and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Articles are pending publication in The Choral Journal on the choral music of McNeil Robinson. He currently is the director of music and organist at All Saints Episcopal Church on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Dr. Wright holds the DMA in choral conducting from the University of South Carolina with honors; the MM in choral conducting/vocal pedagogy and a graduate level certificate in music education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with honors; and the BM in sacred music/organ from East Carolina University, where he was a pupil of Janette Fishell. His conducting teachers and mentors include Dr. Larry Wyatt, Dr. William Carroll, Dr. Daniel Bara, Dr. Karen Kennedy, and Mr. Paul Spicer (U.K.). In addition, he holds a graduate certificate in higher education administration from Indiana University - Bloomington. To read more about Dr. Wright, including his full bio, please visit his website



Jason A. Wright