On October 22nd, Jason Baker will present a snare drum clinic at Sam Houston University.
Jason serves as Director of Percussion Studies and Assistant Professor of Music at Mississippi State University.
An active performer, Jason is a member of the Tupelo Symphony Orchestra (principal timpanist), Starkville Symphony Orchestra (principal percussionist), State Messengers faculty jazz combo, and the Bain Percussion Group. He has also performed with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Meridian (MS) Symphony Orchestra. Also a frequent solo performer and clinician, Jason has performed at several Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, the College Music Society National and Southern Regional Conferences, Mississippi Bandmasters Association Convention, the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and universities throughout the country.
Jason’s solo and ensemble works have been featured at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Snare Drum Competition, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He also serves as a music and publications reviewer for Percussive Notes.
President of the Mississippi Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society, Jason’s innovative percussion compositions are published and available from Tapspace Publications.