Chancel Choir Director
Jason Locker is Senior Administrator of Visual and Performing Arts for Orange County Public Schools, the 9th largest school district in the nation. He holds the Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Florida, the Master of Music Education from Florida State University, and currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of South Florida. Prior to his current position, Mr. Locker was a high school choral music educator for eighteen years. Choirs under his direction consistently received superior ratings at District and State Music Performance Assessments and performed on tour in Rome, Vienna, and Prague. Active in professional leadership and service, he is the Immediate Past President of the Florida Vocal Association and currently serves as President-Elect of the Florida Music Education Association.
Jason has served as the Chancel Choir Director at Beymer since 2011. In addition to leading the congregation in weekly traditional worship services, under his direction, the Chancel Choir has presented numerous cantatas for Advent and Lent. They have participated in community choral festivals with world-renowned composer Mary Hayes and have performed in New York's Carnegie Hall.