All Saints Music Staff
Director of Music
Dr. Jason A. Wright is director of music and organist here at All Saints Episcopal Church, where he directors a program consisting of choral and instrumental ensembles for children, youth, and adults. He also oversees the music for Saturday@5, the Arts at All Saints Concert Series, music education in the All Saints Preschool, and is the lead musician for the Southern Deanery of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina.
He has served as a church musician for twenty-one years, primarily in Episcopal and Lutheran congregations. Prior to his appointment at All Saints, he taught on the collegiate level for close to a decade most recent, The University of South Carolina; in a private Episcopal School as the music specialist and chair of the department for four years; founded his own community and professional choir in NC; and taught privately. His research has been published in The Journal of the Anglican Association of Musicians, the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (McNeil Robinson), and The Organist’s Companion. An article on the Choral Music of McNeil Robinson is pending with The Choral Journal. He is an active member of the Anglican Association of Musicians, the American Guild of Organists, American Choral Directors Association, and the Royal School of Church Music in America. He has given workshops, adjudicated choral festivals, appeared as guest conductor, and given recitals at prestigious venues across the United States and the UK.
Dr. Wright holds advanced degrees and graduate certificates with honors in choral conducting, music education, sacred music, organ performance, and higher education administration from The University of South Carolina, The University of North Carolina – Greensboro, East Carolina University, and Indiana University - Bloomington. As of the fall of 2018, he is enrolled in the McGrath Institute at Notre Dame working towards a Certificate of Theology with a focus in Liturgy.
He is represented by Concert Artists Cooperative, www.concertartistcooperative.com.
To read his full bio and to learn more about him, please visit his personal website www.jasonawright.com
Michael Cole, sub-organist
Dr. Brian Taylor, Evensong organist
Nicole Galli, librarian
Pam Cooper, flute
Beth Corry, jazz piano
Jeff Corry, jazz bass
Ellie Perry, jazz piano
Dennis Cardinale, jazz bass