Jason Tanksley is the new tubist with The Muny Orchestra of St. Louis, MO. The Muny brings musical theater productions to the St. Louis community in the summer months, and Jason will begin playing with the orchestra for the Summer 2024 season. In addition to performing with The Muny, Jason will continue to serve as the Instructor of Tuba at St. Olaf College. In his career, Jason has performed with orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, and the Sphinx Orchestra. A native of Eastpointe, Michigan, Jason graduated from Detroit’s Wayne State University, where he studied with Dennis Nulty. Jason also holds a Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied under the instruction of Yasuhito Sugiyama. Jason is a B&S and Melton Meinl Weston performing artist and clinician.