Mr. Jason Stone is happy to be in his 10th year at La Cañada High School and has enjoyed the
challenges and fun as the Director of Instrumental Music. In his 19th year of teaching, Mr. Stone
enjoys the daily musical journey that occurs in class and those moments of great music making.
Mr. Stone earned his B.Mus in Saxophone and B.S. in Applied Ecology from UC – Irvine and his M.
Mus. in Saxophone at CSU – Long Beach studying under the excellent teaching of Leo Potts.
Teachers that have influenced Mr. Stone include: Charles Owens, James Newton and John
Carnahan. Mr. Stone has performed in numerous concerts and events including: The 12th World
Saxophone Congress in Montreal, Canada, the Coleman Chamber Music Competition and the
Carmel Chamber Music Competition. He also has played with the Mammoth Lakes AllStar Big
Band, the North Carolina Wind Symphony and numerous other groups.
Mr. Stone enjoys time playing saxophone and time with his lovely wife Dawn, and adorable children
Naomi and Alex.