Jason Harvey is currently the Director of Bands for Pasadena Memorial High School in Pasadena, TX. Jason’s responsibilities include conducting the Wind Symphony, assisting with the other wind bands, and coordinating and administering the curriculum for the marching and concert band programs.
Jason is a visual judge for Winter Guard International (WGI) Percussion Division. In addition to his adjudication role with WGI, Jason has judged nationally for many regional circuits including, MAPS, SCGC, SAPA, GCGPC, CIPA, IPA, MIA, FFCC, TCGC, MEPA, SCPA, NCPA, and RMPA.
Jason’s involvement in the marching activity spans more than 20 years. Jason performed with the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps (1990-1992), and the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps (1993-1996) where he was a member of the 1995 DCI World Championship corps. Upon aging out of the Cavaliers, Jason taught on the visual staff of the Cavaliers.
From 2002 to 2005, Jason was the director and visual caption head of Velocity Indoor drumline, an independent open (PIO) ensemble from Chattanooga, TN. Velocity was a consistent finalist at WGI World Championships and the silver medalist in (PIA) 2002 and bronze medalist in (PIO) 2004.
Jason’s education includes completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and post graduate work at the University of South Carolina as a graduate assistant. He holds memberships with the Texas Bandmasters Association and Texas Music Educators Association.