Jason Kaplan is an active performer and teacher in the Atlanta area Kaplan recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Jazz Studies from Florida State University, where he served as a Graduate Assistant teaching private lessons, jazz improvisation, and jazz combos. In addition to his saxophone studies at Florida State, Kaplan also studied classical clarinet. Kaplan also served as the Clarinet soloist for the FSU Jazz Ensemble and Tallahassee Community Choir’s collaboration in performing the music from Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts.
As a performer, Kaplan is versed in many different styles of music. He has experience playing in pit orchestras, corporate bands, and jazz ensembles. Most notably, he has collaborated with Carmen Bradford, Tim Warfield, Tim Armacost, the Tallahassee Symphony Jazz Orchestra, and the FSU School of Music Theatre.
In his private studio, he has extensive experience teaching many different ages and levels of ability. He has taught students at the middle school, high school, undergraduate, graduate, and adult levels. Kaplan possesses extensive knowledge of clarinet and saxophone pedagogy, music theory, and jazz improvisation.
Kaplan currently resides in the Johns Creek area, where he spends time teaching and helping music students at the local public schools.
11105 State Bridge Road, Suite 320, Johns Creek GA 30022, (678) 281-3039, Hutcherson@themusichutchstudio.com