Personal website: http://labradorentertainment.net
Jason J. Labrador is originally from Va. Beach, Virginia. Jason is a graduate of the Virginia School for the Arts in Norfolk, VA and finished his studies at Shenandoah University (BA Arts Studies ’01 with a voice/violin concentration). Jason has performed either in the orchestra or on stage for over 30 musicals to date. Some of his past theater credits include The Robber Bridegroom (Harp Family Band), Fiddler on the Roof! (Fiddler), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Violin) PA/VA, Ring of Fire (Seth) PA/AZ, Lost Highway (Loudmouth Leon) and Aida (Nubian). He has also been music director and actor for several community theater shows with the Middleburg Players in Middleburg, VA. Jason has also been involved with the Shenandoah Summer Music Theater as concertmaster, orchestra manager or actor since 1996. Jason is a member of the Loudoun Symphony (VA) www.loudounsymphony.org , the Musicians of Mercy www.musiciansofmercy.org and the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra (WV) www.sufom.org/tworivers.html Jason has performed with the bluegrass band “Nothin’ Fancy” at the 10th Anniversary Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival in Buena Vista, VA. www.nothinfancybluegrass.com Jason performed at Irving Plaza in New York City, NY for the 7th Annual OutMusic Awards Ceremony with soloist Tona Brown and R&B artist Deepa Soul. Jason also performed with the Beethoven Found orchestra concert titled “A Tribute to the Wounded Warriors” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. www.beethovenfound.org Jason is also the conductor for the MAVA Virginia Youth Orchestra www.musicacademyva.com of Sterling, VA. Jason has also performed in the orchestra and as a soloist with the Mercersburg Community Choir www.mercersburgchorus.org of Mercersburg, PA. Jason is also a member of the Arts Chorale of Winchester under the direction of Michael Main. He is also a member of the chancel choir Trinity Episcopal Church www.trinityupperville.org in Upperville, VA where he has been serving as section leader for the choir since 1998.
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