Horn player of the London Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan is professor of Horn and Wagner Tuba at the Julliard School in New York, the Musashino Academy in Tokyo and the Guildhall School in London.
Born in New York, Jonathan graduated from the State University of New York, College at Purchase. He emigrated to England in 1976 and for two years worked variously as a builder, and an ice cream vendor.
In 1981 he joined the Ulster Orchestra as Second Horn and in 1985 moved to the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra as Fourth Horn. In 1987 Jonathan joined the London Symphony Orchestra where he has been a member of the LSO’s Board of Directors for the six years, with a special interest and involvement in the Orchestra’s education Discovery Department.
Professor of Horn and Wagner Tuba at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, he is a frequent guest professor at the Juilliard school of music and the Musashino Academy in Tokyo, and The State University in New York, college at Purchase