Jason Kush

Dr. Jason Kush is an active saxophonist, educator, and scholar. Kush earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in from the University of Miami under the tutelage of Dale Underwood and Gary Keller. Kush is an Associate Professor at Slippery Rock University and an Artist Lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University. Kush has performed as a soloist and ensemble member in wide variety of genres in the United States and Europe. Kush has extensive experience as an orchestral musician, performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (over 130 services and a 2013 European tour), the Russian National Orchestra, and New World Symphony (including a 2008 European Tour). In addition to his membership in the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, Kush has worked as a free-lance saxophonist with many known jazz ensembles. Kush has performed at Carnegie Hall on two occasions: in 1998 and 2008. In 2014, the Jason Kush/Billy Test duo released Intersecting Lines on New Focus Recordings (Naxos). Kush’s scholarly work includes a dissertation on Franc?ois Louis, as well as feature articles in The Saxophone Journal, Polyphonic.org, The Instrumentalist, and The International Musician. In 2013, Kush established the Three Rivers New Music Consortium, an organisation whose first commission by this was Out of this World (2014) by David Maslanka. 




  • Jul 11 2018

    Jason Kush


    The Aulochrome: An Exploration of François Louis’ Revolutionary Invention

    UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB Auditorium Trg Republike Hrvatske 14