- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Teaches students:
- and Ages 12+
- Teaching since:
- September 2008
I am a classically trained composer with two graduate degrees from respected institutions, and I am a lifelong performer in rock and indie bands. My teaching/consulting studio will help you develop your full potential as a musical artist, whether you're a songwriter, composer or performer.
developed a curriculum in wave science / beat-making
taught weekly sections of undergraduate modern music history (from Debussy to the present)
music directed children from 7-17 in musicals at a highly regarded theater summer camp
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I got a lot out of my first lesson. Jon was able to identify a good starting point and move me along at a very good pace. Very friendly and patient, also thorough explanations and techniques. Well done!!
I've really enjoyed working with Jonathan. He's been very supportive, patient, and helpful in improving my technique, basic skills, and understanding of music in general. Would certainly recommend piano lessons with him!
Jon is fabulous! He is able to provide a mix of classical, contemporary music styles to build on and develop a broad base of musical interest my son has. He is able to tailor his teaching tools to fit in with my son's interests. This is no mean feat, especially when my son is only 8 years of age.
Thanks so much Jon!
Jonathan is very nice and patient, and adapted the lesson to whatever I wanted to learn.
Jonathan is a colleague of mine from graduate school at the Boston Conservatory. He is an amazing composer and musician, and has really great insight to offer on the compositional process. He caters his lessons to meet the individual needs of his students, and will offer clever, creative, and fun ways to think about how we engage with music.+ Read More
jon uses his unique experience to offer helpful insights into the artistic process. i was able to hone my lyric writing skills as well as my general song / album construction prowess. i will always be grateful for my improved ability to inject enhanced meaning and individuality into my craft.+ Read More
Jonathan is an extremely talented, intelligent and patient person who would be an ideal teacher. He is very successful as a musical theater directer, musical collaborator and composer. I highly recommend him as a teacher. He is kind and sensitive and would provide a wonderful teaching environment for any student.+ Read More