New York based pianist Jason Flowers is an eclectic soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist.
Jason has performed throughout Europe and the USA. Honoring his hometown of Minnesota, Jason played a special concert for the movie premier of The Peanuts Movie, attended by the former Mayor of Saint Paul. He was awarded the Ferguson Scholarship to study classical piano at the University of Minnesota, under Professors Elizabeth Wolff, and Dr. Paul Shaw (both alumni of The Juilliard School). During his time in Minnesota, Jason was invited to the prestigious President’s Club Gala, where he gave a performance at McNamara Alumni Center.
After years of practicing and auditions, he went on to obtain a named Frances Hall Ballard Scholarship at Manhattan School of Music, for the Bachelor of Music Degree in Classical Piano Performance, under concert artist Phillip Kawin . By his second year at the School, he was named to the Dean’s List for academic performance. Jason studies with Matthew Odell at The Juilliard School.
Performing frequently in New York City, Jason recently made his piano debut at the world-renowned Steinway Hall. He has performed twice in the student-led Black History Concert at the newly renovated Neidorff-Karpati Hall. Jason has performed various vocal chamber works for instrumental and voice, during his studies and gave his graduation recital at Harriet and Gordon K. Greenfield Hall, New York City. Fulfilling his dream to perform in Italy, Jason followed his professor to study at the International Academy of Music, Garfangnana, where he gave numerous solo and chamber performances. He participated in the International Academy of Music competition in Italy, where he advanced to the finals. During his Masters at Manhattan School of Music, he received the Encouragement Award from the National Association of Negro Musicians. Most recently, Jason performed Mazeppa by Liszt at the Oculus at the World Trade Center.