Jason Schreiber is a music educator, performer, and composer/arranger currently residing in Tucson, AZ. He has earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from Northern Illinois University studying under G. Allan O’Connor, Liam Teague, and Cliff Alexis. During his undergraduate and graduate studies he balanced his curriculum between performing, arranging, studying music theory, building pans, educating, and studying Planetary Geology. Internationally, Schreiber has performed for the 2000 World Steelband Music Festival in Trinidad, for the 2002 Seoul Drum Festival in South Korea, and for the 2006 Panorama in Trinidad with Phase II and BP Renegades.
Although born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Schreiber has since followed a nomadic lifestyle performing and teaching the steel band art form and science at the middle school, high school, college, and community levels throughout his residencies in Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Colorado, Virginia, and Minnesota. Besides the Steel Band art form, Schreiber can also be heard performing balalaika, tenor banjo (traditional jazz), guitar, trumpet, mandolin, accordion, and voice.