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Jason Salazar

Jason Salazar

Title: Associate Professor of Music

Office: Barnett Fine Arts 114

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Professional Information:
M.M. in Composition - Missouri State University
B.A. in Music - Evangel University

Job Responsibilities:
Director of the Worship Leadership Program and EU Worship, Evangel's worship collective. I also teach courses in Composition and Arranging.

Org Memberships:
Pi Kappa Lambda

Courses Taught:
Church Music History, Administration of Creative Arts, Worship Leadership, Songwriting & Commercial Arranging, Survey of Music Business, Form & Analysis, Composition & Choral Arranging, Orchestration

Jason also provides leadership to EU Worship, Evangel's worship collective.



"Arrow Island Theme Songs" (Regular Baptist Press VBS theme songs; wrote music, created musical track and arranged score, 2013)
"BugZone Theme Song" (Regular Baptist Press VBS theme song; wrote music, created musical track and arranged score, 2011)
"Rock of Ages Theme Song" (Answers in Genesis VBS theme song; wrote music and arranged score, 2010)
"The Call Theme Song" (Royal Rangers national organization theme song; co-wrote music, arranged, and recorded song, 2009)
"The Hymn Project" (CD of hymn arrangements, AG National Music Department, 2005)
"Ignited to Serve Music Video" (co-wrote theme song and produced music, AG National Children's Ministry Agency, 2004)
"Hope Harbor Theme Song" (Church’s VBS theme song, wrote music and arranged score, 2004)
"Sanctuary Sessions" (CD of orchestral arrangements, AG National Music Department, 2003)
Various music projects for Gospel Publishing House (2001 – 2011)
"The Carnival Dances" (woodwind quintet, JPM Publishing, 2006)


"Discovering the Sound System" (book)
∙ National Music Department (Assemblies of God), 2005
"Empowered Worship" – contributing author (book)
∙ Gospel Publishing House, 2003
"Discovering Music" (book)
∙ National Music Department (Assemblies of God), 2002
"Orchestra In a Box" (article)
∙ FORTE! Magazine, July/August, 2006
∙ Technologies for Worship Magazine, July/August 2006
"The Genesis of the Instrumental Music Program" (article)
∙ Church Music Workshop Magazine, January-April, 2004
"The Dynamics of Music Ministry in a Small Church" (article)
∙ Enrichment Journal, Summer 2003

Started Work: Fall 2007

Was an Evangel Student: 1994 - 1998


Jason, a member of the music faculty, advises Evangel's worship leadership program.

In addition to his work at Evangel, Jason is on the worship staff at Central Assembly in Springfield, Missouri. At Central, he directs the orchestra, creates music arrangements, and regularly plays drums. He is also an active composer, arranger, and songwriter, and has written music for the Assemblies of God denomination, Dream City Church, Regular Baptist Press, Answers in Genesis, and James River Church, to name a few. He has written articles that have appeared in several national music magazines.

Jason received his undergraduate degree (B.A. in Music) from Evangel University and his master’s degree (M.M. in Composition) from Missouri State University.

A rabid San Francisco sports fan, Jason lives in Springfield, Missouri with his wife, Jennie, and five children, Jackson, Cameron, Josie, Diego, and Charlie.

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