WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE
KEEP SILENCE was commissioned and premiered by the Malone University Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Otis French. The piece is based upon two hymns, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence and What Wondrous Love is This.
FINALIST - World Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles (WASBE) 2019 Composition Competition
INNER RESOLUTION (for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble) was selected as a finalist in the category of solo instrument with band. The piece was performed July 10, 2019 at the international WASBE Conference in Buñol, Spain.
Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers (CFAMC) 2018 National Conference Performances
At the 2018 national CFAMC conference, two pieces were selected for performance: ECHOES of SCARLET: A FANTASIA ON 'MADRID' (performed by the Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra) and ALLELUIA (performed by the Malone University Chorale.
Jason Wyse serves as Director of Bands, Coordinator of Instrumental Studies, and Director of Music Educator Preparation at Malone University in Canton, Ohio, where he directs the University Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, and the Pioneer Spirit Marching Band, while teaching courses in music methods, instrumental conducting, and applied horn.
Mr. Wyse is currently enrolled in the Boston University College of Fine Arts, working toward the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in Music Education. He earned a Master of Music in Wind Conducting from The Ohio State University in 2003, studying conducting with Russel Mikkelson and Richard Blatti, and horn with Chuck Waddell; and a Bachelor of Music degree from Grove City College (PA) in 2001.
A 15-year veteran of public high school music education, Mr. Wyse was most recently tenured as Director of Bands at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School (OH), where he was recognized as an Ohio Department of Education “Master Teacher." At BBHHS, Mr. Wyse led the 300-member BBHHS “Marching Bees,” Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and AP Music Theory course. In 2018, Mr. Wyse served as Conductor of the Baldwin-Wallace University Youth Honors Wind Ensemble, a program for advanced high school instrumentalists.
He currently resides in Louisville, Ohio, with his family.
ASCAP - American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
CBDNA - College Band Directors National Association
CFAMC - Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers
JECO - Jazz Education Connection of Ohio
NAfME - National Association for Music Education
OMEA - Ohio Music Education Association
OPCICA – Ohio Private Colleges Instrumental Conductors Association