Pianist and Vocal Coach Jason Aquila is the Music Director for the Voice Performance program
at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. He recently prepared the BW production of Dido and
Aeneas, which he also led from the harpsichord. Jason has served as coach and assistant
music director for many recent productions at Baldwin Wallace, including La Boheme, Hansel
and Gretel, La Finta Giardiniera, The Tragedy of Carmen, Dialogues of the Carmelites. Il
Matrimonio Segreto, and The Rake’s Progress.
He has performed with acclaimed artists including soprano Jennifer Rowley, mezzo-soprano
Mary Ann Hart, flutist Donald Peck, American Horn Competition winner Andrew Pelletier,
violinist Xiang Gao, and various members of the Cleveland Orchestra.
Jason has served as an official collaborative pianist for the International Horn Symposium, and
for the Music Teachers National Association Convention.
Jason received a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Florida Southern
College, and a Master of Music degree in Accompanying and Chamber Music from the
Cleveland Institute of Music.
Before joining Baldwin Wallace, Jason served as the Coordinator of Accompanying at Western
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