JULY 2016 – ISSUE 07 – BLACK MUSIC!
Maestro Rodgers is currently the Founder and Music Director of Orchestra Noir, the Atlanta African-American Orchestra. Jason has appeared with many exceptional orchestras in the U.S. and abroad and in August of 2015 Maestro Rodgers was awarded first prize in the London Classical Soloists Competition and will be joining them in concert during their 2016 European tour. In 2014 Maestro Rodgers was also named winner of the International Conducting Competition held in Atlanta, GA and first prize winner of the conducting competition awarded by the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina in Florence, Italy. These prestigious accolades have resulted in guest appearances in North America and abroad, making his European debut in 2014 with the Orchestra Di Toscana Classica.