About Jason Heath

Jason has over 20 years of experience as a clinician, performing artist, and musical entrepreneur.  

He has presented sessions at numerous conventions, workshops, and institutions:


  • American String Teachers Association
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Illinois Music Educators Association
  • Chicago Youth Symphony
  • Midwest Young Artists
  • Phoenix Junior Strings
  • Golden Gate Bass Camp
  • Chicago Bass Festival
  • San Francisco Winter Bass Bash
  • ¡Viva el Bajo!
  • Colburn School
  • DePaul University
  • Illinois State University
  • University of Illinois
  • Numerous High Schools



Jason was awarded the Friend of the Double Bass award from the International Society of Bassists in 2017!

TOPICS THAT JASON COVERS:

1. DOUBLE BASS

  • Master classes.
  • Bass ensembles.
  • Sectionals and coachings.
  • Technique.
  • Solo and orchestral repertoire.

2. ENSEMBLE REHEARSAL

  • Listening skills.
  • Balance and blend.
  • Student leadership.
  • Practicing concepts.
  • Chamber ensembles.


3. MUSICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Building a platform.
  • Developing business skills. 
  • Creating opportunities.

4. APPLYING FOR COLLEGE

  • The college application process.
  • Choosing a school.
  • Picking a major.
  • Auditioning for college.

5. BLOGGING AND PODCASTING

  • Technical skills.
  • Choosing a topic.
  • Finding your voice.
  • Promotion and distribution.
  • Developing your expertise.

6. CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Developing multiple income streams.
  • Creating a satisfying career.
  • How to love your career and your life.

EVENT COVERAGE

In addition to clinics and presentations, Jason will visit your event and provide media coverage.  

As the largest online network devoted exclusively to the double bass, Contrabass Conversations has an international reach to thousands of bassists.

Check out these examples of recent event coverage!

Services include:

  • Event Hosting
  • Video coverage
  • Podcast Coverage
  • Pre/Post Event Blog Coverage