Jason Weisinger

TENOR, COMPOSER, MUSIC DIRECTOR

"HAYOM T'AMTZEINU"
by Jason Weisinger
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"THE MAN IN PARIS"
Cherry Orchard by Emily Gardner Xu...
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"OH HAI FROM THE ROOM: THE MUSICAL"
Podcast - [insert movie here]: The...
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"I CARRY YOUR HEART"
Music by Jason Weisinger
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"THE NINTH HOUR"
Music & Lyrics by Kate Douglas & S...
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"A LIFE ON HOLD - BRAZIL"
Lyrics - Kate Douglas/Music - Jaso...
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Jason Weisinger

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.

Park Avenue Synagogue
Tenor, Orchestrator, Copyist, 2017-present
Trinity Church Wall Street
Tenor Sub , 2015-present
The Crossing
Tenor, 2015-present
Tanglewood Music Festival
Vocal Fellow - Tenor, 2014 & 2015
University of Cincinnati College
MM & AD - Opera Performance, 2012-2015
SUNY Fredonia
BM - Music Performance & Education, 2008-2011
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"BLUE"
Slava - Lyrics by Kate Douglas/Music by Jason Weisinger
"L'ÎLE INCONNUE "
Les nuits d'été - Berlioz
"JERUSALEM"
The Arc in the Sky - Kile Smith

Biography

As a music director, Jason specializes in collaborating with independent writers, producers, & performers seeking to create an inclusive and safe theater industry. Recent productions include Bridge Production Group's presentation of "[title of show]" at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and MetLiveArts' mounting of Kate Douglas & Shayfer James' "The Ninth Hour"; a rock-noir musical adaptation of "Beowulf".

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.


"...an Olympian of a music director..." "...witnessing the music director, Jason Weisinger (“Larry,” in the meta-narrative), play the keyboard with one hand, while scrambling to fix a variety of technical issues with the other, was a lesson in assertive scrappiness."
— The New York Times