Aaron Jensen is a composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, and artistic director for various festivals, ensembles, recording projects — and pretty much anything that needs his diverse and outstanding musical chops.

His creative offerings have been performed and/or recorded by Randy Brecker, Bobby McFerrin, Ron Sexsmith and Patricia O’Callaghan, just to name a few. He’s performed on stages all around the world as a member of several vocal groups, including Cadence. For the past four years, he was music director for the multiple Emmy-winning comedy hit Schitt’s Creek.

For a decade, Jensen has been the writer, arranger and musical director of Countermeasure, one of Canada’s leading a cappella ensembles.

Countermeasure are celebrating their 10th anniversary as well as the release of their new album called Guest Sessions with a performance at the Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.

Jensen joined us to talk about his work on Schitt’s Creek and Countermeasure’s exciting new projects.