Culture Influencers: Dr. Jason Lester

DR. JASON LESTER, dean of the School of Fine Arts and chair of the music department, had the distinct honor of serving as Governor for the 65th annual Texoma National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Regional Conference held at Oklahoma City University. This conference includes multiple Artist Series presentations, a guest recital by international operatic star Nathan Gunn, a performance of Donizetti’s opera Don Pasquale, a master class with internationally renowned teacher Stanford Olsen from the University of Michigan, Young Artist Program Auditions, Singer-of-the-Year competition, and the Student Auditions Competition. As governor, Dr. Lester organized, coordinated, and managed all aspects of the conference and is honored to be HBU’s first Texoma Governor.