Jason Jestadt (BMus. MMus. McGill University, MMus. Royal College of Music) has been active as a composer in both Canada and the United Kingdom.  Most recently, he has composed music for animation at the Royal College of Art and film at Goldsmiths College in London studying under composers Patrick Doyle (Sense and sensibility, Carlito’s Way) and Gabriel Yared (The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley).  In 2001, Jason served as composer-in-residence for the McGill Concert Choir and in 2000, musical director for the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto.

For the past seven years, Jason has been commissioned by a variety of ensembles in Canada.  In 2001 he received the J.B.C. Watkins Award for composition from the Canada Council for the Arts and in 1999, Le Prix Du Quebec for composition.  From 1999-2001 he served as an instructor of music theory, analysis, and musicianship at McGill University.


  Some Iridescent Music Artist's CD's that Jason Jestadt has produced or performed on -