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KRUG, Jason W. (b. 1978)
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Jason W. Krug (b. 1978) is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana.  He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000 with a degree in Music.  He is currently a freelance composer, arranger, and clinician.  He also has several private piano students, and has extensively accompanied school choirs, musicals, and private voice and instrumental students. 
His handbell career began in 2001 when he began ringing with and arranging music for the Wagner Memorial Bell Choir at Irvington United Methodist Church, and in 2005, he took over as the choir's director.  Since his first publication in 2006, he's had over 100 compositions and arrangements accepted at Beckenhorst Press, theLorenz Corporation, SoundForth, Jeffers Publishing, Red River Music, Hope Publishing, Alfred Publishing, GIA Music, From the Top Music, C horisters Guild, AGEHR, and AGEHR's Overtonesmagazine.  His pieces have been featured at numerous festivals and workshop, includingAGEHR's Distinctly Bronze East and Distinctly Bronze West.  In addition to his composing, he has also been guest conductor at several handbell festivals, including the Capital Area Young Ringers Festival, Kokomo Handbell Festival, Georgia Spring Festival, New Mexico Spring Ring, and Area 1 High School Ring out.  Outside the world of handbells, he has several piano pieces published through Lorenz, and string orchestra and solo violin arrangements published through Latham Music and Grand Mesa Music.
In his spare time, Jason enjoys writing fiction, and has spent several years working on a young adult fantasy series, The Sadonian Chronicles.  He has also participated in the National Novel Writing Month event for the past several years.
Jason continues to live in Indianapolis with his wife Ellen, his son Daniel, and his feline creative consultants Marcus and Susan.