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Soloist, chamber, orchestral musician.

A dynamic and diverse musician and performer based on the East Coast, Jason Thomas Aylward has performed with the Midland Symphony, the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra, the Detroit Chamber Winds, the Maryland Winds, the Alma Symphony Orchestra, the Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra, the Round Top Festival Orchestra and the Pierre Monteux Festival Orchestra. His past teachers include Neil Mueller and Peter Knudsvig, Marie Speziale, Ray Riccomini, and Manon Lafrance.  He is currently pursuing a DMA in trumpet at the Peabody Conservatory with Joe Burgstaller.


As a conductor, he has appeared in concert with the Texas Festival Orchestra at the Round Top Festival Institute, the Twin Cities Orchestra at the 2017 NFA Conference, and at Carnegie Hall as Assistant Conductor of the CreArtBox ensemble.   Additionally, he has held positions as Conductor and Artistic Director for Vintage Strings, Founder and Conductor Emeritus of the Chippewa River Chamber Orchestra, and Assistant Conductor for the Round Top Festival Institute, and Le Train Bleu.  As an educator, he's worked with the orchestra, opera, theatre, band, and choral programs at Central Michigan University.  Jason's primary conducting teachers include Ransom Wilson, José-Luis Maúrtua, Peter Haberman, and Scott Jones. 

An award-winning composer, Jason has premiered works with the CMU Orchestra, the CMU Chamber Singers, the Fredericksburg Brass Festival, the A-Stage Theatre in Minneapolis, MN, and Concordia College.  As an arranger, Jason’s work has been performed with the Fargo Monday Night Big Band, as well as on national radio with the Red River Jazz Group.


In his leisure time, Jason is an avid reader and runner.


Bb - Bach 25, Large Bore

C - Bach Chicago, Blackburn Leadpipe

Picc - Yamaha 9830, Blackburn Leadpipe

Eb/D - Chris Cromer long bell custom

Repertoire List

Artunian - Concerto

Bozza - Rustiques

Brandt - Concertpiece no. 1

Copland - Quiet City

Debussy - Syrinx

Enesco - Legend

Giannini - Concerto

Handel - Let the Bright Seraphim

Haydn - Concerto

Hindemith - Sonata

Hubay - Hejre Kati

Hummel - Concerto

Ketting - Intrada

Marcello - Concerto in D Minor

Martinu - Sonatine

Mozart - Queen of the Night

Neruda - Concerto

Stevens - Sonata

Tomasi- Concerto

Tomasi - Saint Semaine a Cuzco

Telemann - Concerto

Torelli - Sonata

I'll Be Seeing You - Jason Thomas Aylward, Trumpet and Vocals
Martinu Sonatine, in recital in Michigan
Handel "Let the Bright Seraphim" - Meghan Dewald Althouse, Soprano/ Jason Aylward, Trumpet
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