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JASON HEATH, contrabass

AHEATHJason Heath is the host of Contrabass Conversations, a podcast devoted to exploring music
and ideas associated with the double bass. His blog and podcast are highly regarded in the
music world and have been featured as top offerings in the world of arts and culture for the past
decade.

An active double bass performer and teacher, Jason is a member of the Board of Directors for
the International Society of Bassists. Jason previously served on the faculty for DePaul
University, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Trinity International University. Jason’s
former students hold positions in the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grant Park Symphony, Baltimore
Symphony, and Philharmonie Südwestfalen.

Jason is a former high school orchestra director and performed with his symphony orchestra at
the 2015 Midwest Clinic. He also served as President of the Illinois chapter of the American
String Teachers Association and as the Illinois Music Educators Association District 7 Orchestra
Division Co-Representative.