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Jason L. Wyse

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Jason L. Wyse


Jason Wyse (b. 1978, Bellfontaine, Ohio) is an American composer, hornist and educator.

Mr. Wyse holds a B.M.Ed. from Grove City College and an M.M. from The Ohio State University (2003). He is currently [2019] enrolled in the Boston University College of Fine Arts, working toward the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music education.

Mr. Wyse serves as associate director of bands and director of music educator preparation at Malone University, Canton, Ohio. He directs the university jazz ensemble, teaches courses in music methods, instrumental conducting and applied horn, coordinates the instrumental studio, and guides the music education program.

A 15-year veteran of public high school music education, he was most recently tenured as director of bands at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, where he directed the 300-member “Marching Bees,” Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and taught AP Music Theory. In 2018, Wyse also served as conductor of the Baldwin-Wallace University Youth Honors Wind Ensemble, a program for advanced high school instrumentalists. Previously, he worked as associate director of bands at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School and director of bands at Punxsutawney Area High School.

A member of the Ohio Music Education Association, Wyse presented a session at the 2017 OMEA Professional Conference, which focused on the use of creative imagery to engage students in rehearsal.

Recognized as an Ohio Department of Education “Master Teacher” since 2014, he also is an honorary member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, and has been recognized in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and National Honor Roll’s Outstanding American Teachers.

An active composer and arranger, he has written works and received commissions for wind band, symphonic orchestra, and jazz ensemble, with several brass ensemble pieces published by Brass Arts Unlimited.

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