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Name: Jason H Calloway
Skills: Player, Soloist, Teacher
Phone: +1 (310) 991 2945
Address: United States
Links: E-mail
Cellist Jason Calloway has performed to acclaim throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East as soloist and chamber musician. He has appeared at festivals including Lucerne, Spoleto USA, Acanthes (France), Toulouse, Perpignan, Valencia, Jerash (Jordan), Casals, Sarasota, Blossom, Music Academy of the West, Summergarden, the New York String Seminar, and Encore. Mr. Calloway has collaborated in chamber music with members of the Curtis, Juilliard, Miami, and Amernet String Quartets and appears across the U.S. as a member of Animato!, a duo with pianist, Christopher Weldon. He gave his Carnegie Hall recital debut under the auspices of Artists International and has also been heard in New York at Alice Tully Hall, Steinway Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, the Kosciuszko Foundation, and the Polish Consulate; in Los Angeles at the Skirball Center and Pepperdine University; in San Francisco at Hoover Auditorium; in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music and the Ethical Society; and live on WQXR (NYC), WFLN (Philadelphia), WCLV (Cleveland), KUSC (Los Angeles), and on RAI television (Italy). He has performed as soloist with the Casals Festival Orchestra in Puerto Rico’s Centro de Bellas Artes and on tour as well as with various orchestras throughout the northeast. A devoted advocate of new music, Mr. Calloway has performed with leading ensembles on both coasts and with the New Juilliard Ensemble both in New York City and abroad. Among the hundreds of premieres he has presented are solo and ensemble works of Berio, Knussen, and Lachenmann, and he has collaborated intensively with some of today’s most important composers including Birtwistle, Carter, Davidovsky, Dusapin, Henze, Husa, Franke, and Rihm. Mr. Calloway prizes his work with Pierre Boulez and the Ensemble Intercontemporain at the Lucerne Festival and his collaborations with the versatile violinist and improviser Gilles Apap and with tap dancer Savion Glover. This season he presents a concert and seminar at Harvard and Temple Universities of solo cello works newly composed for him; appears at Darmstadt and Vienna; and returns to Spoleto USA where he gives the premiere of Yanov-Yanovsky’s ‘Hearing Solutions’ for cello and ensemble as well as the inaugural concert of the duo, ‘In Freundschaft,’ with trombonist Steve Parker. A native of Philadelphia, Jason Calloway is a recent graduate of the Juilliard School and the University of Southern California. His teachers have included Ronald Leonard, Lynn Harrell, Fred Sherry, Orlando Cole, Robert Cafaro, Joel Sachs, Felix Galimir, Luis Biava, and Seymour Lipkin. Mr. Calloway is grateful for the assistance of the Maestro Foundation.



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