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Jason Heald

Call of the Wild Publishing


Dr. Jason Heald, Director of Music at Umpqua Community College, is an active composer, performer, educator, and clinician in the Pacific Northwest. He holds a Ph.D. in composition from University of Oregon, a Master’s degree from University of Portland, and a Bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College. Previously, he taught at Western Oregon University, Linfield College, and Mt. Hood Community College. Dr. Heald is a prolific composer, with works published by Augsburg Fortress, ChoralWeb...show more Dr. Jason Heald, Director of Music at Umpqua Community College, is an active composer, performer, educator, and clinician in the Pacific Northwest. He holds a Ph.D. in composition from University of Oregon, a Master’s degree from University of Portland, and a Bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College. Previously, he taught at Western Oregon University, Linfield College, and Mt. Hood Community College. Dr. Heald is a prolific composer, with works published by Augsburg Fortress, ChoralWeb, UNC Jazz Press, Plymouth Music, Sound Music Publishing, and Call of the Wild Publishing. Recent premiers and commissions include performances by the Oregon Musical Theatre Festival. Shreveport Opera, Vanguard Voices, Delgani Quartet, Consonare, Kantorei, The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists, the Willamette Singers, Olympia Chamber Orchestra, Umpqua Chamber Orchestra, University of Portland Community Orchestra, Soundmoves, soprano Linda Larson, and Halcyon Trio Oregon. Recent awards include Grand Prize Winner, 2006 Eventide Arts Songfest (Dennis MA); Grand Prize winner, 2004 Cascadian Choral Composition Competition (Seattle, WA); 2008 Longfellow Chorus Award of Distinction in Choral Composition (Portland, ME), 2008 Vanguard Premieres Composition Contest (Detroit, MI); 2007 Sacred Voice Arts Song Finalist, (Salt Lake City, UT); 2013 Contempo Festival Award, Boston Metro Opera; 2002 Finalist, 21st Annual Ithaca College of Music Choral Composition Competition (Ithaca, NY); 2014 Project Encore Composer, (New York, NY); and 1st Place – Jazz Division, 2014 Eventide Arts Songfest (Dennis MA). Dr. Heald has also been the recipient of many ASCAP symphonic and educational awards. He also serves as choir director at First Presbyterian Church of Roseburg.  show less

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