Originally from Washington State, Jonathan has been an active performer and teacher in the Los Angeles area since 2005. He has performed internationally in England, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, South Korea and China.

As a chamber musician, Jonathan has competed at the Fischoff and Coleman competitions, and received guidance from the Kronos, St. Lawrence, Brentano, Lafayette, and Penderecki quartets. He has taught at Azusa Pacific University since 2008 and was a Teaching Fellow in the top-rated Musicology Department at UCLA. He has also taught for many years at private music academies and for prominent organizations like Harmony Project and Education Through Music—LA.

Jonathan currently serves on the board of CalASTA as the Assistant Editor of statewide publications and blogs for cellobello.com. If not teaching or practicing, you will most likely find him training for his next marathon or 10k.