Jason is the Director of Orchestras and the Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Louisiana at Monroe where he directs The Sound of Today, the Technical Fowls, and the Symphonic Band. He is also the Assistant Conductor of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra.
He previously taught at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Benedictine College, and St. Louis Community College. Dr. Rinehart has degrees from Texas Tech University, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
His conducting experience includes the Atchison (Kansas) Symphony, Kansas City Ballet, Fountain City (Missouri) and St. Louis Brass Bands, numerous collegiate orchestras and wind ensembles, and more than thirty main stage operas and musicals.
Dr. Rinehart is the Brass Caption Head for the Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps, and has been involved with drum and bugle corps as a marching member of the Sky Ryders and Phantom Regiment and has taught with Pioneer, Capital Regiment, the Boston Crusaders, the Glassmen; and currently serves as a judge for Drum Corps International. Jason has previously been a host of Classical music at KOHM in Lubbock, Texas.