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Jason Thomas

Piano

Dr. Jason Thomas is a classical pianist with a broad range of repertoire. His performances have been televised throughout the world including on the 3 Angels Broadcasting Network (3ABN) and in Suolahti, Finland, where he was a winner of the Suolahti International Music Festival.


Jason has received many awards and commendations for his performances throughout his career.  Some of his awards include a stipend from Suolahti's International Music Festival, in which he was asked to perform a solo recital there.  Other awards include the Elizabeth Voitle Tucker Honorary Award for outstanding achievement in music study, as well as several scholarships from the Manhattan School of Music. He is also a scholarship recipient from the Cirio Foundation.


Jason has a long list of piano teachers which includes Nina Svetlanova, Shou-Ping Chiu, Barry Goldsmith, Carlos Juris, Emanuel Krasovsky, Antti Siirala, Erik T. Tawaststjerna, and Lauri Väinmaa.  Jason has also performed in masterclasses with accomplished musicians such as Seymour Bernstein and Barry Snyder.


Jason is also a devoted teacher. He has taught several master classes at the Manhattan School of Music and has given lecture recitals to notable schools such as Rutgers University. Jason has helped several students to become successful pianists. Some of his students have won piano competitions, passed auditions for various schools, and scored well on piano exams. Jason received his doctorate degree from the Manhattan School of Music.  His thesis focused on the evolution of the piano style of George Walker.