Artistic Major(s): Tuba
Artistic and pedagogical education
- Harlem School for the Arts 1971-2
- High School of Music and Art 1977-1979 / New York City
- Boston University 1979-1984 / Boston, Mass. BA, (Tuba Performance Music)
- Tanglewood Music Festival / Massachusetts 1980/ summer Lenox/Lee, Mass
- Private lessons: Sam Pilafian 1976-1984, Joe Daley 1976-77, Warren Deck 1981
- Music Festivals: All-City High School Orchestra, Boston University Symphony Orchestra 1983-84, Waterloo Music Festival / New Jersey (1981)
Teaching and research
Teaching experience (extract)
- Tanglewood Music Festival / Massachusetts 1984-1985 / summer Lenox/Lee, Mass.
- Teaching assistant to E.B.Q. and Sam Pilafian (Quintet Coaching)
- University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna-IPOP-Popluar Music Low Brass 2012 until today
- Vienna International School Low Brass Coach 2014 until today
For more references, please visit www.jonsass.com.
- JON SASS GROOVE and CREATIVITY WORKSHOP –TMV Records multimedia-interactive kits
- Play along CD, DVD, Buch und Noten. 2007
- The JON SASS BASSLINE BOOK-Editions BIM
- w/ play along 2007 features basslines for Jon’s compositions and recordings.
- BRASS PLAYERS COOKBOOK Article 2006 – MEREDITH PUBLICATIONS Resource book for brass players Article- Smooth Touring Resource Recipe -Travel Smoothy To-Go
- Concepts in the field of creative education
- Team building seminar " The Corporate Groove
- Multi-media play for children "Sassy the Tuba
Artistic publications – CDs, DVDs
- Publication of 100 CDs and DVDs. More at jonsass.com
- SASSIFIED LIVE-Multi Media Presentation
- Team building Seminar „ The Corporate Groove“
- CREATIVE IMPULSE- Article 2006 pedagogy articles at www.tubanews.com and Clarino Magazine
- Sonic Magazine 3-2006-Jon Sass Philosophy on Music
Further work experience (extract)
- 2013 175 year of bilateral relations betw US and Austria
- 2011 Black History Month concert for US Embassy
- FABELHAFT Storytelling Fest
- 2016-17-18 etc. Talisman-(music-tuba-guitar) Klagenfurt City Theatre
- 2015 Seven Lives, radio play Peter Kaizar -performer.
- 2013 Desert Bridges the Qatar National Theater
- 2012 Korinthia Ingeborg Bachmann Prize
- 2010 America Reloaded-Obama, The Amerika Haus Berlin
More at jonsass.com.