Jason Bagdade

Artistic Consultant

A classically trained pianist and Seattleite, Jason Bagdade grew up winning several local competitions and studying at the Banff Centre and Aspen Music Festival. At Harvard, when not focused on modern European history, he was an announcer and programmer at WHRB 95.3 FM and produced concerts. He went onto work for 23 years as an artist manager and vice president at ICM Artists /Opus 3 Artists, primarily guiding and building the careers of orchestral conductors strategically and brokering music directorships on their behalf. More recently, he was a fundraiser and a member of Carnegie Hall’s artistic planning team, organizing its citywide festivals and special projects.