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Jason

Jason Nicolo Ferrandino (Music Director/Piano) is a native of New Britain, CT and a graduate of The Hartt School of Music (BM '03) and The New England Conservatory of Music (MM '07). As a singer he has appeared most recently as Beppe in the Connecticut Lyric Opera production of I Pagliacci in a double bill with Gianni Schicchi in which he played Gherardo.  Other roles include Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, Ferrando in Mozart's Cosí fan tutte, Uriel in Haydn’s The Creation, Die Zweite Jude in Strauss' Salome, and the Italian Tenor in Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. He has also performed the tenor solo in Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Nashua Symphony Orchestra and the New England Conservatory Choruses.  As Music Director Jason has overseen The Phoenix Theater Company’s productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita (2007), Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret (2008), the revue, Broadway Revisited (2008) and Dan Goggin’s Nunsense (2009 & 2010). Most recently he has served as Assistant Music Director and accompanist to Cheshire’s Comedy 101 summer productions of Zombie Prom (2009) and Footloose (2010)and Music Director for Cheshire Community Theater’s 2009 production of Little Women. Jason made his directorial debut and played Murray in Phoenix Theater Company’s production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple in the Spring of 2009 and has appeared as Dr. Seward and Professor Van Helsing in Phoenix Theater productions of Hamilton Deane’s Dracula.  Jason is a music teacher in the New Britain School System and will be directing the New Britain High School 2011 production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods in March.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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