Jason Mulligan is an internationally performed composer who is dedicated to creating works that connect the western classical tradition with the culture of modern American society. His music has been performed at various institutions including Southern Methodist University, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Sam Houston State University, Opera America: The National Opera Center, and the International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest to name a few. Highlights of the 2016-2017 season include performances on the Winter Heat New Music Festival in Miami and the New Music on the Bayou Festival, collaborations with the New American Voices Concert Series, and the creation of a new work for soprano, Alissa Roca, and the Meadows Wind Ensemble. Jason is also an active collaborative pianist and has participated in numerous projects recently ranging from recording a film score to serving as the rehearsal pianist for a new chamber opera as part of the Cohen New Works Festival. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami and master’s degree from Peabody Conservatory where he studied with Scott Stinson and Kevin Puts respectively.