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Jason Phillips biography

Born in Northern California, raised in Southern California, lived in Wyoming, Nevada, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Maine, Texas, Virginia, Montana and Arizona.


Music studies at California State University Los Angeles (B.M. Piano Performance,) University of Houston (M.M. Choral Conducting,) University of Montana (M.M. Composition, M.M. Organ Performance,) and Arizona State University (D.M.A. Composition, expected completion December 2023.)

Full time church music director from 2007 to present at churches in Texas, Virginia, Montana and Arizona, including the Cathedral of St. Helena, Helena, Montana, from 2017-2020, and Holy Cross Catholic Church, Mesa, Arizona, from 2020 to present.

Music professor at Blinn College, Brenham, Texas, 2008-2013, including serving as Director of Choirs and Vocal Studies from 2012-2013. 

Served in the U.S. Army from 2001-2006. Honorably discharged as a Sergeant. Disabled Veteran.

Husband to a wonderful wife, father to four beautiful children, walker of two dogs, feeder of one cat. Reader of fiction and history, watcher of sports and movies, hiker of trails, photographer, traveler, food explorer, indulger of the occasional craft beer, red wine and good scotch. Dodger fan by birth, Expos fan at heart.      

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