Jason Seiler, a graduate of Jazz Studies at George Mason University, is an accomplished performer and an experienced teacher of guitar, beginner electric bass, ukulele, and general musicianship for students of all ages.
He currently studies both jazz and classical guitar while also maintaining an active role in a variety of other genres such as funk, hip hop, pop, rock, musical theater, and more.
In his career so far, he has performed under the direction of Dr. Michael Nickens (“Doc Nix”) with the GMU “Green Machine” pep band, doctoral candidate Juan Megna with the award winning GMU Latin American Ensemble, and more.
Jason has also had the pleasure of working with a wide variety of music directors, theater companies, and local groups in the DMV.
Through these ensembles, Jason has had the opportunity to perform in notable locations throughout the DC metro area such as the African American History Museum, Washington Nationals Park during their 2019 World Series, and many more local venues and theaters in the area.
His performance experience extends up and down the east coast, having performed in Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Richmond, Brooklyn, and Boston.
In 2020, Jason received Downbeat magazine’s 43rd Annual Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance on Acoustic Guitar in the Latin Group category.
Teaching and music education inspires Jason. He believes that music and the journey to learn an instrument is vital to a well rounded education as it benefits other academic areas and supports mental well-being.
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