Youth Orchestra Associate

Jason McChristian

Jason McChristian has proudly served with the San José Chamber Orchestra in various capacities including stage manager, assistant coordinator of youth ensembles, as well as assistant conductor. As stage manager, Jason organizes the seating arrangement for the orchestra and assists with box office duties. As assistant coordinator, Jason works with the conductors of each ensemble and acts as a liaison between parents and the San José Youth Chamber Orchestras. Occasionally, he is asked to conduct the ensembles and help with other musical duties and has even composed original music that was performed by each of the three ensembles. As assistant conductor, he assists the conductor with any musical issues that need special attention, such as resolving any score discrepancies or listening to the overall balance of the ensemble.