Jason Seber, David T. Beals III Associate Conductor

Known for his affable and engaging approach, Jason Seber, David T. Beals III Associate Conductor of the Kansas City Symphony, has built a great rapport with audience members from nine to 90. Seber leads the Symphony in nearly 70 performances each season for Classics Uncorked, Pops, Family, Film + Live Orchestra and education concerts, as well as Christmas Festival, Symphony in the Flint Hills and a multitude of other programs in the community. 

Prior to his appointment with the Kansas City Symphony, Seber served as education and outreach conductor of the Louisville Orchestra and music director of the Louisville Youth Orchestra. In his three seasons with the Louisville Orchestra, he created and led many programs on the education, family, holiday, pops and Music Without Borders series and served as cover conductor for Teddy Abrams on the classics series. During his tenure with the Louisville Youth Orchestra, membership grew from 200 to more than 350 members in nine orchestras and ensembles. Under his baton, the LYO Symphony Orchestra performed on National Public Radio’s “From the Top” in the spring of 2016. 

Seber previously served as assistant conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and the National Repertory Orchestra. He also has guest conducted the Charleston (South Carolina), Colorado, Houston, Indianapolis, Mansfield (Ohio), National and Windsor (Ontario) symphonies, as well as the Cleveland Pops and the Denver Young Artists Orchestra. In the 2017/18 season, he also led the WorldStrides Honors Orchestra at the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, and had return engagements with the Colorado and Houston symphonies. 

Seber earned his master’s degree in orchestral conducting from the Cleveland Institute of Music and his bachelor’s degrees in violin performance and music education from Baldwin Wallace University.

Last updated March 27, 2018