Dr. Jason Sah
Jason joined Tuacahn in 2014. Since his Carnegie Hall debut with Eastman Rising Stars in 2001, Jason Sah has enjoyed an international career as a concert violist and pedagogue. He has held titled positions with the OSSLA Camerata and Ars Contemporaneo de Culiacan, Mexico, Malaysian Festival Orchestra, KL, Eastman Broadband, NY, Seattle Choral Company, WA, Federal Way Symphony, WA, and the festival orchestras of Skaneateles, NY, Music Academy of the West, CA, and Blue Lake Performing Arts, MI. He has toured South America, Europe, Asia, and the US, and is currently an Artist-in-Residence with the Conservatorio Superior Nacional de Musica in Quito, Ecuador, and the St. Mary's University of Winona, MN, USA. Up until May 2015, Jason Sah was Professor of Violin at the Juan N. Corpas University in Bogota, Colombia, where he served as Head of Chamber Music. During the summers, he is faculty at the A Tempo Festival in Bogota, Colombia, the Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop at CA State University, Humboldt, and the St. Mary's University Chamber Music Workshop, MN. He holds the B.M in Violin Performance and the DMA in Viola Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, and was a full scholarship student of Don McInnes while earning his M.M in Viola Performance from the University of Southern California. He counts as his most influential teachers George Taylor, Catherine Tait, Donald McInnes, Tomas Riebl, and Zvi Zeitlin.