Jase Rylan Brown holds a Master’s of Music degree in Guitar Performance from Arizona State University.
Originally from Houston, Texas, he was awarded a graduate scholarship and served as Arizona State University's classical guitar teaching assistant from 2013-2015. While at ASU, he performed annual solo recitals, conducted multiple student ensembles, and provided classroom and private instruction to students at the University. He moved to San Antonio after completing his master's in 2015, where he remained an active performer and teacher both locally and in the surrounding hill country area for five years. Now, Jase has found his home on the Olympic Peninsula and enjoys teaching, performing, and hiking with his wife in Port Angeles, Washington.
His teachers include Guitar Foundation of America winner Marc Teicholz (San Francisco Conservatory of Music), Dr. Matthew Dunne (University of Texas at San Antonio), and Fulbright Scholar Frank Koonce (Arizona State University).
Jase has been performing professionally since 2005. He has played at a variety of events and venues, including restaurants, special donor and fundraising events, wedding ceremonies, baby and bridal showers, chamber concerts, and solo recitals. He has performed in master classes for Ricardo Cobo, William Kanengiser, Massimo Delle Cese, Pavel Steidl, Judicaël Perroy, Berta Rojas, and the Grammy Award-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux.
In addition to being a seasoned performer, Jase teaches private classical guitar lessons to students of all ages. He is passionate about promoting the classical guitar locally and enjoys participating in outreach programs throughout the community.
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