Jennifer Reason

Pianist/Vocalist/Music Director

This is the website for Jennifer Reason, an experienced pianist, vocalist, and music director. She is based out of the Sacramento area and has performed worldwide for the past decade. 

Highlights of my near future..

Jan 18-Song of Sacramento, to benefit the Sacramento Children’s Chorus. Featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey. Message for tix

Jan 22-25-Piano, saxophone and flute tour, featuring MJisty and Alan Theisen

Jan 31-Feb 2-Napa winecave performances, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey/ Private event, message for info

Feb 14-Anti Valentine’s Day Cabaret, Let’s Not Talk About Love. Featuring Rogue Music Project. Pioneer Congregational, 6pm and 8pm

Feb 23-Celestial Beings, featuring soprano Bernadette Rose Mondok and friends. Trinity Episcopal, 7pm

March 22-UnCorked, benefit for CCHAT, featuring RSVP. Private event, message for details.

March 29-LA appearance for St Pat/St Vincent choir and orchestra. Message for details

April 5-12-Montana tour of Piano/Bassoon duo, featuring Dorian Antipa. Message for details.

April 13-Surely You Jest, featuring Rogue Music Project. Downtown and Vine, Sacramento-after the Sac opera performance of Rigoletto.

April 18-Badassery Starts Here, for Uptown Studios and WomenUp, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey. Uptown Studios, 6pm

April 19-Renaissance Society, 4-hand piano music featuring pianist Melanie Bietz. 12:30pm, CSUS campus.

May 3/4/10/11-Sing Me To Heaven, for Joshua’s House, featuring RSVP. Free! Visit for more info

May 4-centennial of the Rainbow Bridge. 4:30pm, Folsom CA

May 8-Music At Noon Concert Series, featuring RSVP and friends. Free! Westminster Presbyterian, Sacramento. noon

May 8/9-St Pat/St Vincent choir and orchestra. 7pm. SPSV campus, Benicia.

May 17-One-off Artist Series, for the Midtown Vangaurd Jazz Series. Featuring Citywater. CLARA auditorium. Tix available on Eventbrite

July 19-21-The Stronger, featuring Rogue Music Project. Magpie Cafe, Sacramento. Visit for more info

August 14-Music At Noon concert series, featuring baritone Kevin Doherty. Free! Westmintser Presbyterian, Sacramento. Noon

August 23-Live broadcast with Suzanne Bona of Sunday Baroque. 9am, 88.9FM

September 6-Renaissance society, featuring pianist Melanie Bietz. 12:30pm, CSUS campus.

September 26/27/28-50th anniversary of the Beatles Abbey Road album. tix available

Nov 8/9/15/16-concert series featuring RSVP. more info TBA

Nov 6/7/10-Festival of New American Music, featuring Citywater. More info TBA

Dec 8-Crocker Art Museum concert series, featuring RSVP. More info TBA

Highlights of my recent past..


Jan 12th and 19th- FOX 40 and Good Morning Sacramento TV segments. 9am

Jan 19, 2018-benefit concert for SCC, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey and composer Ricky Ian Gordon. *message for details*

Feb 10th-Saints and Sinners, Sins and Redemptions. Valentine's Cabaret featuring Carrie Hennessey and Omari Tau. 7pm

Feb 14th- The I Hate Valentine's Day Cabaret, featuring the Rogue Music Project *private event, please message*

Feb 24th- NATS, featuring the ReAssemblers of Whimsy and the Rogue Music Project. *more info TBA*

March 11th-Pioneer concert series recital, featuring baritone Kevin Doherty. 3pm

March 21- Music At Noon concert series, featuring RSVP. Westminster Pres. Free

April 8-DInsmore Opera Competition, CSUS. Free. 2pm

April 18th-The Orchestra Moves. *details TBA*

April 29-May 5-Tosca, Sacramento Opera.

May 5-After the Jump. featuring the Rogue Music Project. *more details TBA*

May 9-Music At Noon concert series, featuring RSVP. Westminster Presbyterian, free.

May 11/12/18/19- If Music Be the Food of Love, featuring RSVP, in support of the Food Literacy Center of Sacramento

May 17- Whisky and Women, to benefit Sacramento Food Bank. Uptown Studios, Sacramento. Message for details. 

May 20-Sacramento Community Concert Association recital, featuring RSVP. 3pm

June 18-July 2-European tour with California Youth Symphony. Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Sweden

July 8-Cabaret, featuring RSVP.  Elks Lodge, more info at *advance tix required*

July 23-bassoon and piano recital, featuring Dorian Antipa. Auburn, CA *msg for info*

July 29-Choral Audacity debut performance, featuring Darita Seth. St Timothy's, Danville 4pm

August 2-Rogue Arts and Media Presents: Boyd, Shore and Young-New Music for Flute, Sax and Piano. featuring Alan Theisen, saxophone and Misty Theisen, flute. Congregation Beth Shalom, 7pm.

August 4-13, Mama Mia, Music Circus Broadway Sacramento

August 18, vocal recital featuring Kyle Stoner. Green Valley Country Club, 7pm

August 20 and 24-guest classical music host, Capitol Public Radio

September 7-Renaissance Society guest performer, with cellist Tim Stanley. CSUS, 12:30

September 5-20, High Holy Days music director, Congregation Beth Shalom

September 14-Renaissance Society guest performer, with baritone Kevin Dhoerty. CSUS, 12:30

September 23-Visions of the Wild, featuring Citywater. Empress Theater Vallejo, 4pm

Oct 10-Music At Noon concert series, featuring pianist Melanie Bietz. Westmintser Pres, Sacramento

Oct 15-Benefit concert for Dennis Mangers Fund for Young Performing Artists, featuring RMP. SOFIA, advance tix required

Oct 20-Trabuco Ranch, featuring RSVP-in benefit of CASA. *more details TBA*

Oct 24-Music At Noon concert series, featuring flutist Cathie Apple, Westminster Pres, Sacramento

Oct 27-Cabaret on K, featuring Rogue Music Project. *More details TBA*

Nov 2/3/9/10-RSVP fall series. Details TBA

Nov 10, RSVP guest appearance in support of SCC. *more details TBA*

Nov 24/25-50th anniversary of the Beatle's White Album. Harris Center. Details TBA

Dec 11- Cap Radio holiday party, guest appearance, featuring Rogue Music Project. *msg for info


December 16th-Santa Run, featuring RSVP. Join us at the finish line! Downtown Sacramento, 9am

November 10/11-RSVP, in support of Shoes4Sacramento. visit for more info

November 4-FeNAM, featuring Citywater. www,

November 4/5-RSVP, in support of Shoes4Sacramento. visit for more info

October 24-Nov 28-Shakespeare in Love, Marin Theatre Company. email for more information

Sept 16/20/21/29/30, Oct 13-High Holy Days, music director. Beth Shalom synagogue. Email for more info

September 21/22-SPSV choir and orchestra

September 17-Sacramento Community Concert Association, Jennifer Reason and Friends. Pioneer, 3pm

September 9-Rogue Music Project in benefit of Women's Empowerment. Message for info

July 2-The Contemporary Countertenor, featuring Darita Seth. St Timothy's, Danville. 4pm, free.

June 23-Women Who Mean Business luncheon. *email for more info*

June 3-piano/trumpet recital featuring Colin Matthewson. Eskaton Village, Carmichael. 2pm, free.

June 2-Retirement gala for conductor Lynn Stevens, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessy. *advance tix required* email for more info

May 19/20-RSVP, in benefit of Program for Real Change. please visit for more info.

May 12/13-RSVP, in benefit of Program for Real Change. please visit for more info.

May 7-piano/cello recital, featuring Jacob Reed. Oakland Mormon Temple. 7pm, free. 

May 3-Davis Shakespeare Ensemble fundraiser event. Mondavi Center, Davis. Email for more info

April 29-featured guest, Good Morning Sacramento, channel 31. 9am, featuring RSVP.

April 27-The Orchestra Moves, featuring maestro Julian Dixon and soprano Carrie Hennessey. email for more info.

April 20-25-National Festival of the States, in commemoration for the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Oahu, HI. *email for more info*

April 17-RSVP, featuring special guest Cap Public Radio host Kevin Doherty. Eskaton Village, Carmichael. 7pm, free.

April 12-16 Holy Days special guest, featuring countertenor Darita Seth. St. Timothy's, Danville CA. 

April 9-Dinsmore Opera Competition. CSU Sacramento, 2pm

April 9-Davis Shakespeare Ensemble fundraiser. Private donor event, email with interest

March 23-25-POPS! MVHS auditorium, 7pm shows. featuring Tim Metz, drums, and Brett Cole, bass

March 10-solo recital for the Renaissance Society. CSU Sacramento, 2pm. free!

Feb 28-March 4-City of Angels, conductor. MVHS drama, 7pm shows. 

Feb 26-Classical Revolution. California Stage, Sacramento, 4pm. 

Feb 23-25-Fresno Grand Opera and Townsend Opera Players, featuring TIMUR.

Feb 12-A Night in Italy, featuring the ReAssemblers of Whimsy. *sold out*

Feb 2-ArtStreet grand opening donor gala, featuring Omari Tau and orchestra. 7pm. *private event*

January 21-piano and flute recital, featuring Dr. Cathie Apple. 3pm. *gate access required, contact for more info*


Dec 21-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, Loehman's Plaza, courtesy of Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. 12-2pm.

Dec 17th-special guest appearance with Fulkerson and Clarke, Shine Cafe. Sacramento, 8pm.

Dec 16th-vocal recital featuring soprano Kimberly Nearon. Oakland Mormon Temple, 7pm. Free

Dec 11th-RSVP at the Crocker Art Museum. 3pm.

Dec 10th-Whimsy at Father Paddy's Pub in Woodland! 7-10pm

Dec 9th-From Opera to Broadway, featuring soprano Erin Flynn. CSUS, 7pm.

Dec 3rd-Ladies Christmas Tea, featuring vocalist Allison Kanemoto. *advance tix required, email for more information.*

Nov 28th-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, Sac International Airport, courtesy of SMAC. 9-11pm.

Nov 18th-Sacramento Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 award ceremony!! *advance tix required*

Nov 13-ASTA concert. *email for more info*

November 7-Festival of New American Music outreach recital, featuring saxophonist Alan Theisen. CLARA, 2:30. free!

Nov 4/5/11/12-RSVP, in support of Blessings in a Backpack. Please visit for complete venue and concert information. 

Nov 5-Citywater, for the Festival of New American Music. Featuring guest artist ALan THeisen, and premiers by Clare Shore, Ryan Sulieman, and Zach Watkins.  CSUS, 3pm. free.

November 4-composer symposium, featuring Clare Shore and Alan Theisen, saxophone. Festival of New American Music, CSUS. noon. 

October 30-piano and trumpet recital, featuring Colin Matthewson. Eskaton of Carmichael, 4pm. *free*

October 22-ReAssemblers of Whimsy at Mango's downtown. 6-9pm, no cover!

October 20-Fresno Grand Opera-Music and Verse. Fresno Art Museum, 7:30.

October 19-Music at Noon concert series, featuring flutist Dr. Cathie Apple. Westmintser Presbyterian. *free*

September 24-UC Stanislaus composers symposium, featuring Ricky Ian Gordon. 

August 27-voice recital featuring soprano Kristen Campbell, mezzo Heather McFadden and baritone Zachary Gordon. *email for info*

July 17-Aug 1- Donner Mine Music Camp

July 8-voice recital featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey. *email for info*

June 17-Women Who Mean Business conference, mentee.

June 16-voice recital, featuring soprano Lindsay Partridge. *email for info*

June 9-Author Gina Mulligan, book signing party. Delta King, Sacramento. 7pm

May 22-cello recital, featuring JoAnn S. *email for info*

May 13, 14, 20, 21 RSVP concert series featuring David Saul Lee and the Responders. *more info*

May 10-CSUS Symphony Orchestra, special guest. *more info

May 5-8-Il Matrimonio Segreto, CSUS Opera Theater. *more info*

April 23-Sac Sings! Festival, featuring RSVP. 7pm, Sacramento City College campus.

March 20-California Youth Symphony, special guest appearance

March 15-CSUS Symphony Orchestra, special guest appearance.

March 13-California Youth Symphony, special guest appearance.

February 28-Studio Recital, professor Cathie Apple. Featuring piano/flute duets. 2pm, Selby Ranch Sacramento. Gate access needed.

February 24-27-Pheonix Choral Festival.

February 14-Good Morning Sacramento appearance, in promotion of Green Valley Theater's The Last Fiver Years. Channel 31, 8-9am. 

January 8-Couture Bridal Show, Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento. 6pm


December 26-special guest appearance with Fulkerson and Clarke. Shine Cafe, Sacramento 9pm. $6 cover

December 21-Opera/piano recital, featuring soprano Kimberly Nearon. Oakland, 7pm and 8pm. private event. 

December 13-solo Christmas set. Journey church, Folsom. 10am. Free

December 7-CSUS orchestra, holiday concert. CSUS recital hall, 7:30pm. 

December 5-Ladies' High Tea, featuring vocalist Allison Kanemoto. 

December 3/4-SPSV choirs and orchestra. Vallejo, CA. 7:30pm. *tix available at door*

November 28-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, courtesy of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. Loehman's Plaza, Sacramento. 11am-1pm. Free

November 25-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, courtesy of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. Sacramento International Airport, 6-8pm. Free

November 13/14 and 20/21-RSVP, to benefit 916ink. More info at

November 10-Festival of New American Music, featuring percussionist Dan Kennedy. CSUS #143, 3pm. *free*

November 7-Festival of New American Music, featuring Citywater. CSUS recital hall 7:30pm *free*

October 26th-Mozart! Mozart! CSUS Opera Theater. Capistrano Hall, noon.

October 25th-Physicians for Social Responsibility/United Nations Association annual dinner, featuring RSVP. Sacramento. *private event*

October 10-Neo-Crocker 2015, featuring David Saul Lee. Sets at 8 and 10pm. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. *advanced tix required*

September 27-Strive to Free Gala, featuring David Saul Lee, Tim Stephenson and Brett Cole. 5pm, Whitney Oaks Golf Club, Rocklin. *advance tix required*

September 26-Cuvee E Wine Bar, solo set. 6-9pm

September 9-13-OperaRemix, rock opera. Info at

August 29-Police Sergeant retirement gala. Vacaville. *advance reservation required*

August 19-Vahalla Music Festival, featuring Citywater. South Lake Tahoe. *advance tix required*

August 7-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, featuring The Hipsies! Syntetic Unlimited, Grass Valley. 7:30pm

July 9-August 1-Donner Mine Music Camp.

July 3-17-Orfeo Music Festival, Italian Alps.

June 28-30-Evita, Davis Musical Theater Company. 

June 20-SMUD benefit for Alzheimers. 6pm, St. Francis Church. *advance tickets required*

June 14-SacSings! Festival. Harris Center, Folsom. 3pm

June 12/13-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace. St, John's Lutheran, Sacramento. 730pm, FREE.

June 5/6-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace. Granite Springs Church, Loomis. 730pm, FREE.

May 28-31-Nice Work If You Can Get It, MV Drama. Danville, CA.

May 26-filming of Tangent Shores documentary, NYC.

May 25-John Rutter farewell concert. Carnegie Hall, NY. 

May 17-RSVP, Sierra College campus, 3pm.

May 12-California Conservation Corp fundraiser Gala. Sutter Club, Sacramento. *private event*

April 16-26-Max Understood, a theater production to raise autism awareness. Cowell Theater, SF. *world premiere* 

April 10th-Cabaret, featuring opera powerhouses Carrie Hennessey and Omari Tau. Music In the Mountains, Grass Valley. 7pm. *advance tix required*

March 6-Chamber Music Recital, featuring tubist John Magnanon. OCHS, 7pm.

February 27-ReAssemblers of Whimsy showcase, Fantasy Studios. *private event*

February 12-15-Trebelaires Seattle Tour. Seattle, Washington. Venues TBA.

February 11-Opera outreach featuring Heidi Moss and Eugene Brancoveanu. Burlingame. *private event*

February 8-Apres de Noel, featuring RSVP and the Sacramento Children's Chorus. St. John's Lutheran, Sacramento. 7pm

February 5-Broadway Revue and auction. Roundhill Country Club, Danville. 7pm *advance tix required*

January 17th-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, Townsend Opera. Modesto State Theater. 6pm, FREE.

January 14-Music At Noon, featuring violinist Dagenais Smiley. Westminster Presbyterian, Sacramento. 12pm, FREE.

January 11-ReAssemblers of Whimsy, Fresno Grand Opera. Tower Theater, Fresno. 2pm. *advance tix required*


December 19th-An Evening of Christmas, featuring soprano Holly Stell and tenor David Saul Lee. Green Valley Country Club, Fairfield. 6pm. *advance tix required*

December 6th-Capitol Rotunda Christmas Concert series, featuring SVCC and conductor Jim Parr. Capitol Building, Sacramento. 2pm.

November 21/22-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace, featuring the Jim Martinez Trio. St. John's Lutheran, Sacramento. 7:30pm.

November 16-Festival of New American Music, featuring Citywater. CSU Sacramento, 11am.

November 14/15-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace, featuring the Jim Martinez Trio. Granite Springs Church, Lincoln. 7:30pm.

November 11th-Awesome Orchestra, featured soloist: John Adam's Grand Pianola Music. SF, 8pm.

November 5th-Music at Noon, featuring the music of composer Garrett Shatzer. Guest artists to include vocalist David Saul Lee and blues guitarist/poet Greg Glazner. Westminster Presbyterian, Sacramento. Noon.

November 2-Citywater, Center for New Music debut. Also featuring new commissions by Bay Area composer Garrett Shatzer and LA composer Nick Deyoe. C4NM, San Francisco. 7:30pm. 

November 2-Max Understood fundraiser. Meyer Sound Studios, 3:30pm. *advance tix required*

October 31st-Halloween concert, featuring Citywater and a brand new commissioned work by LA composer Nick Deyoe. Guest soloists to include sopranos Stephanie Aston and Leslie Ann Leytham.  Guild Theater, Sacramento. 7pm.

October 1st-"Serenades, Sonatas, and Soliloquies." Music at Noon concert series, featuring flutist Cathie Apple.. Westminster Presbyterian, Sacramento. Noon.

September 21-"Denim and Sequins," a gala to benefit Strive2Free. Join in the fight to stop human trafficking! Roxy's, Sacramento. 5:30pm. Advance tickets required. 

September 10-American Leadership Forums's Exemplary Leader Awards dinner, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey. Sheriton Grand, Sacramento. 5:30pm. *private event*

August 23 & 24-LaCage stage dinners by Classique Catering and California Musical Theater. Sacramento Community theater, 5pm.

August 17-Couture Bridal Show. Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, Noon.

August 11-Classical Revolution. Shine Cafe, Sacramento, 8pm.

Augsut 10-ReAssemblers of Whimsy. Meadow Vista Park, Auburn. 3-7pm. 

July 21-August 2-Donner Mine Music Camp. Featuring performances with conductors Patrick Langham and Angelika Dyadchenko, Brittany Seits-bassoon, Elena Sloman-oboe, Mikaela Shumacher-clarinet, and many others. Nevada City.

Wednesday, July 16-cello/piano recital featuring cellist Erin Dougherty. Sacramento private residence, 11am.

Fri/Sat, July 11th/12th-Davis Shakespeare Ensemble, "She Loves Me." Veterans Memorial Theater, Davis. 2pm.

Monday, July 7-Paramount House Oldie's Sing-along Show. Paramount House, Vacaville, 1:30pm. 

Saturday, June 28-Opera On the Hill, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey. Tomales private residence, 3pm.

Friday, June 27-Women Who Mean Business Conference, sponsored invitee. Sacramento, 12pm.

Thursday, June 19-National Anthem, Sacramento Police Academy Graduation. Sacramento Convention Center, 6:30pm.

Sunday, June 15-SacSings! Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace. Three Stages, Folsom, 4pm.

Saturday, June 7-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace. Loomis, 7pm.

Friday, June 6-Reconciliation Singers Voice of Peace. St John's Lutheran Church, Sacramento, 7:30pm.

Thursday, May 22-Reassemblers of Whimsy, featuring soprano Carrie Hennessey and combo. Silo's Jazz Club, Napa, 7pm.

Sunday, May 18-ASTA Solo Competitions. Davis, 11am.

Sunday, May 11-American String Teacher's Association Recital. Land Park, 1pm. 

Saturday, May 10-CMEA competition. CSUS, 10am.

Tuesday, May 6-GiveLocalNow's Big Day of Giving! Fremont Park, Sacramento, 11:30am.

Wednesday, April 16-reception for Solano County's new police chief, Vacaville Opera House, 7pm.

Wednesday, April 16-Music At Noon Concert Series, joint recital with cellist Jia-Mo Chen. Westminster Presbyterian Church, Sacramento, 12pm.

Monday, April 14-Classical Revolution. Shine Cafe, Sacramento, 8pm.

Thursday, April 12th-Christian Brother's Performing Arts Center opening gala and dedication, CBHS, 7pm.

Friday April 11- Citywater, New Millenium Concert Series. California State Univeristy Sacramento, 8pm.

March 12-18-Festival of Peace and Brotherhood, Castelli Romani, Italy.