Present and upcoming collaborations include a commission by the TaiHei Ensemble (OR) for a new mixed chamber work; a collaboration with the University of Oregon percussion studio for a new percussion quartet; a multimedia performance collaboration with saxophonist Rodney Zuroeveste and cinematographer Kim Haskell; and a solo for Matt Patterson, the saxophonist from indie rock/sexadelic funk band Lounge on Fire.
An avid performer of contemporary music, Jared co-directs, composes for, and plays piano in the new music ensemble Emergency Stopping Only. Lead alongside composer/saxophonist/vocalist Leonardo Carmelo Escobar and drummer/producer/composer Collin McFadden, the group also features clarinetist MerriJo Passanando, trumpeter Randy Bauer, violinist KeAndra Harris, and bassist Joe Warnecke. Emergency Stopping Only commissions and performs music by emerging composers. The ensemble plans to release its debut album in 2019.
Jared currently pursues the Master of Music in Composition at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, where he studies with composersDavid Crumb and Robert Kyr. Jared received the Bachelor of Music in Composition from Boise State University in August 2018, where his primary teachers included composers David Biedenbender, Sam L. Richards, Eric Alexander, J. Wallis Bratt, and pianistDel Parkinson.