Jason Snider joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as fourth horn in March 2007. Prior to his appointment here, he held positions as second horn with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and associate principal horn of the San Antonio Symphony.

A native of Arkansas, Snider attended Northwestern University, where he studied with Norman Schweikert, Dale Clevenger, and Roland Pandolfi. During this time, he performed with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago for two seasons. After graduating with honors, Snider pursued graduate work at Rice University, studying with Roger Kaza and William Ver Meulen.

He has played with various music festivals such as the Grant Park Music Festival, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Orquesta Sinfonica de la Mineria in Mexico City, the National Repertory Orchestra, the Jerusalem International Symphony Orchestra, and the Pacific Music Festival. Snider has also performed with the Houston Symphony, the Houston Grand Opera, and the Chicago Chamber Musicians. He joined the New England Conservatory faculty in the fall of 2007.

B.M., Northwestern University; M.M., Rice University. Studies with Norman Schweikert, Dale Clevenger, Roland Pandolfi, Roger Kaza, and William Ver Meulen. Former faculty of University of Texas at San Antonio.

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