Jefferson Todd Frazier

Jefferson Todd Frazier is a composer, educator, non-profit leader and 6th generation Texan. He is the Director of The Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital, Founder of the American Festival for the Arts and Houston Arts Partners, and is the former Executive Director of Young Audiences of Houston. His work in the non-profit sector focuses on the arts as a unique and dynamic common denominator in strategic collaboration. He is currently leading research, education and accessibility collaborations between the K-12 Education, University, Texas Medical Center, and the Arts and Culture communities in Houston, TX. He received his undergraduate and graduate training from The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, and The Juilliard School in New York, NY. He has been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and serves as a Director of the Texas Lyceum, Member of the Eastman National Council and Fellow of the US-Japan Foundation Leadership Program. On the occasion of the Juilliard School’s 100th anniversary in 2006, Frazier was recognized as one of 100 distinguished alumni and profiled in the Juilliard Journal’s “A Quiet Revolution: Juilliard Alumni and The Transformation of Education in America Through the Arts.”

J. Todd Frazier is speaker in the Arts and Medicine in Practice event during the Menuhin Competition