Youth & Student Activities Chair

Chairperson:  Jason Bishop

Jason BishopDr. D. Jason Bishop is Director of Choral & Vocal Studies and Assistant Professor of Music at Drew University, and Artistic Director of the Greater South Jersey Chorus. He served as Director of Choral Activities at Penn State Erie in Erie, PA from 2007-2012, where he was also Music Director of the Erie Philharmonic Chorus, and founded the only comprehensive youth and children’s chorus in the region, the Young People’s Chorus of Erie, of which he served as Executive Artistic Director. Jason is in frequent demand as a guest conductor, clinician, and professional countertenor. He was named “2009 Outstanding Young Conductor of the Year” by the American Choral Directors Association of Pennsylvania, and was President-Elect of that organization from July 2011-June 2012. He has conducted honor choirs, festivals, and workshops throughout the United States, and performs regularly as a countertenor in choral-orchestral works, chamber ensemble concerts, and vocal recitals. He has served on the board of NJ ACDA and was recently appointed as the ACDA Eastern Division R&S Chair for Youth & Student Activities.