Biography / Info
Jonathan is a freelance guitarist, composer, and teacher. He began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen. He studied music for six years at Canterbury Christ Church University, England, where he had frequent Master classes with one of Britain's leading classical guitarists John Mills. In 2002 Jonathan was awarded a Master's Degree in Music. In England Jonathan was a freelance guitarist as well as a peripatetic teacher visiting various schools in Kent along side teaching the guitar privately from his home studio. In 2003 Jonathan emigrated to Canada where he continues to compose, perform, and teach as his full-time profession. Jonathan’s music has been used for television commercials and is used regularly on the US channels 'Animal Planet' and 'Travel Channel' as well as 'Last call with Carson Daly' and the movie review show ‘Armchair Directors’. He currently resides in Niagara, Ontario, where he teaches from his home studio as well as teaching in music schools in the St. Catharine's, Niagara, and Fort Erie area. Jonathan is available for recording sessions, composing music for television and radio, and teaching.