TENOR, COMPOSER, MUSIC DIRECTOR
by Jason Weisinger
Cherry Orchard by Emily Gardner Xu...
Podcast - [insert movie here]: The...
Music by Jason Weisinger
Music & Lyrics by Kate Douglas & S...
Lyrics - Kate Douglas/Music - Jaso...
Hailed as "an Olympian of a music director..." (New York Times), Jason has sung/recorded with multiple GRAMMY-winning/nominated choirs and orchestras and his voice is featured in Last Week Tonight's EMMY-nominated Eat Shit Bob: The Musical. His compositions/orchestrations have been performed by members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and various Broadway pit orchestras. He has music directed new musicals at The Met Cloisters, Goodman Theatre, and Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Jason's work developing new musicals is where he finds himself most at home. He has supervised various readings, showcases, and workshops with companies like The Goodman Theatre, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Bedlam, and TheaterNOW. Most recently Jason supervised a showcase of keynote speaker Emily Gardner Xu Hall's music upending of Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" at the National Alliance of Musical Theater (NAMT) Convention.
Jason’s orchestrations and compositions have been performed by members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, GRAMMY-winning ensemble The Crossing, and various Broadway pit orchestras. His work is featured on the podcast [insert movie here]: The Musical!, available on iTunes and Spotify. He serves as orchestrator/arranger for cantor Azi Schwartz of Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan.
Jason has sung on stage with luminaries such as Andy Einhorn, Kate Baldwin, Ricky Ian Gordon, Stephanie Blythe, Donald Nally, Dawn Upshaw, and Mark Morris. He has performed with many esteemed ensembles including The Boston POPS, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, American Classical Orchestra, The Crossing, Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and the Mark Morris Dance Group. His voice also appears on Last Week Tonight’s EMMY-nominated song Eat Shit Bob: The Musical as well as The Crossing’s 2019 GRAMMY-nominated album The Arc in the Sky.
— The New York Times