Before becoming Artistic Director of RSVP, Jennifer Reason was a member of the group. As a former student of RSVP founding director, Julie Adams, Ms. Reason’s understanding and vision for RSVP is deeply rooted.
Ms. Reason has extensive experience in the choral field, including five years as Artistic Staff with the Sacramento Children's Chorus. In 2014 she made her international conducting debut in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City with Centerpoint Community Choir. Ms. Reason oversaw the charter year of the choral program at George Washington Carver School of the Arts and was a founding member of the Sacramento-based vocal jazz ensemble, C-Sus, which received the 2006 Downbeat Award for Best Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, Ms. Reason has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe as a professional pianist. Her contemporary chamber ensemble, Citywater, is currently Ensemble-in-Residence at California State University, Sacramento. For more information, please visit www.jennifer-reason.com