Mr. Jason P. Barr
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Fine Arts Department
219 Fine Arts Center
Masters in Jazz Pedagogy - West Virginia University; 2012
Bachelors in Music Education - Marshall University; 2003
Beta Club/National Honors Society
Music Theory I, II, III, & IV
Survey of Music
Music Methods and Fundamentals
Current Professional Organizations
Founding member and President-Marshall University Chapter of the International Association of Jazz Educators
South Carolina Music Educators Association
Jazz Education Network
Previous Teaching Experience
Conway High School- Conway, SC
Whittemore Park Middle School-Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University Summer Arts Academy- Conway, SC
Marshall University Preparatory Division- Huntington, WV
Music/Academic Scholarship/Tuition Waiver-Marshall University 1999-2003
National Association of Jazz Educators Conference-New York City, 2004
South Carolina Music Educators National Conference-2004-2011
Professional Performances / Shows
Director / Producer of On-Air Jazz - WMUL
15 years as the House Saxophonist for the Myrtle Beach House of Blues
Performances with Jerry Coker, Terry Gibbs, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dennis DiBlasio, Conrad Herwig, Joe Lovano, and Dave Bargeron.
Performed in opening acts for Kool and the Gang, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Gap Band, Delbert McClinton, Brian McKnight, Hall and Oates, The Little River Band, War, Keith Sweat, Aaron Neville, Chairman of the Board, Montell Jordan, and Salt N Pepa.
Performed as a featured soloist as a part of the 2012 and 2013 Glenville State College Percussion Ensemble Concerts in Glenville, WV.
Performed as a part of the 2012 Democratic National Convention opening ceremonies in Charlotte, NC.