Jason Hofmeister currently holds the positions of Fourth Horn of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas and Fourth Horn of the Monroe Symphony.  Previously, Jason was the Assistant Principal Horn of the Wichita Falls Symphony.  He earned his Master's degree in horn performance with a related field in orchestral conducting at the University of North Texas.  Jason also earned his Bachelor's degree at the University of North Texas during which he won the Clyde Miller Horn Scholarship Competition twice.  In addition to holding orchestral positions, Jason is a freelance musician in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and has performed with the Dallas Opera, the Dallas Chamber Symphony, the Plano Symphony Orchestra, the Irving Symphony Orchestra, the San Angelo Symphony Orchestra, the Abilene Philharmonic, the East Texas Symphony Orchestra, the Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra, and the Greater Rockwall Philharmonic.  Jason is looking forward to performing Mahler Symphony no. 2 with the San Antonio Symphony this October.   

While at the University of North Texas, Jason was Principal Horn of the Chamber Orchestra and a member of the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Symphonic Band.  As a member of the Wind Symphony, Jason has recorded on the Klavier and GIA labels.  During the summers while completing his Master's Degree, Jason performed with the Crested Butte Festival Orchestra. 

Originally from Acworth, GA, he was involved with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Atlanta Community Orchestra.  Jason's primary teachers include William VerMeulen, Greg Hustis, Haley Hoops, William Scharnberg, and Richard Deane.  Additional teachers he has studied with include Paul Capehart, David Ohanian, Richard Watkins, and Susan Welty.  He has performed at the 2003 International Horn Society Workshop in a masterclass with Francis Orval as well as masterclasses with David Griffin, William Scharnberg, the American Horn Quartet, and the TransAtlantic Horn Quartet.  Jason is a member of the American Federation of Musicians, the International Horn Society, and Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society.