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Jason Ellis

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Born in Yorkshire, Jason is a graduate of the Leeds College of Music and Liverpool University where he trained in classical and romantic piano performance, composition, orchestration and arranging. He has been involved with choral music ever since his time at university when he accompanied the Liverpool University Singers.
In 2010 he was appointed principal accompanist to the Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir and has since travelled over the UK with them.  More recently, he journeyed with them to Vienna, where he had the magical experience of accompanying the choir playing one of the five organs in the world-famous Dom Cathedral in Salzburg, where both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his father worked as court musicians. 
In 2013, inspired by the musical standard and community spirit of ‘the Fron’, Jason founded the Mersey Wave Choira mixed voice choir based in Hale Village, South Liverpool. He has since been invited to work with other choral groups across Merseyside including the Maghull-based Georgian Singers and the Wirral-based Capriccio Singers.
Jason regularly performs piano recitals including a recital every two months in Liverpool as part of the Mersey Wave ‘Introducing Classical Music’ series. He is in demand as an accompanist and was the official accompanist for the Rainhill Music Festival 2016/17.  Since 2014 Jason has been the resident pianist at the Liverpool Empire Theatre.  He has his own piano/theory music tuition practice in Widnes, Cheshire and in his spare time he composes, arranges and transcribes music on a freelance basis.
Jason is an integral part of the Fron Choir and at the recent success at the 2018 Llangollen International Eisteddfod, he was singled out for praise by the competition judges for the sensitivity of his playing.