… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Orchestral bookings (since May 2012)

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, Chameleon Arts Orchestra, Croydon Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Thames Festival Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Isis Ensemble.
  • Shows: Chicago, The Scottsboro Boys.
  • Education Work: London Philharmonic Orchestra Education, National Theatre Education, Philharmonia Orchestra Education.

Jonathan's orchestral work also includes

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Chicago (U.S.A.), English Chamber Orchestra, Grange Park Opera, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (U.S.A.), Isis Ensemble, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Queen's Hall Orchestra, Northern Ballet Theatre, Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orquesta Sinfonia de Tenerife (Spain), Pacific Music Festival Orchestra (Japan), Philharmonia Orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra (Eire), Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Showbiz Pops Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Welsh National Opera.

Stage & Film work includes productions of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Royal Opera House) and Macbeth (Glyndebourne). Jonathan has also worked in costume for Harry Hill. Jonathan is an acoustic instrumentalist used in the soundtrack for the film "Ill Manors" The title track was also used for the Goal of the Month competition on the BBC Match of the Day programme.

Solo Experience includes recitals and premieres in the U.S.A and the U.K., Tubby the Tuba performances throughout the UK, and being the Tuba player for Harry Hill and the Caterers.

Chamber experience: Royal Opera House Brass Quintet, Millar Brass Ensemble (U.S.A.).

Teaching Tuba teacher at Alleyn's School, Dulwich; tuba classes at Chichester University, Royal Northern College of Music, Trinity Laban; deputy teacher at the Junior Departments of Guildhall, Royal College of Music and Trinity Laban.

Other: Jonathan has been invited to be the tuba specialist panelist for the Trinity College London Brass Syllabus 2015-2018. He is the Tuba specialist on the brass panel for Help Musicians Awards 2014-15. Jonathan is also a columnist for Brass Herald Magazine and the resident Tuba consultant for Phil Parker Ltd.

Jonathan studied at Trinity College of Music and Northwestern University.

He was Principal Tuba of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and the Millar Brass of Chicago from 1997-99.

Since returning to the UK in 1999 to freelance, he has performed with the Bournemouth Symphony, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra, CBSO, English Chamber Orchestra, English Touring Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Northern Ballet, Northern Sinfonia, RTE Concert Orchestra, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National, Ulster Orchestra and Welsh National Opera.

His stage, film and tv work includes playing Chicago the Musical, Harry Hill, Plan B and "Anna Karenina".

Jonathan is an experienced teacher, and Tuba teaching posts include

  • Alleyns School, Dulwich
  • Classes at Chichester University
  • Royal Northern College of Music
  • Trinity Laban; deputy teacher at the Junior Departments of Guildhall
  • Royal College of Music and Trinity Laban.

Jonathan is also active as an educationalist and has sat on the panel as tuba specialist for the Trinity College London Brass Syllabus 2015-2018. He is a Tuba specialist on the brass panel for Help Musicians Awards 2014-15.

As a columnist Jonathan writes for the Brass Herald Magazine and he is the resident tuba consultant for Phil Parker Ltd.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

Trinity College of Music (Dip TCL) and Northwestern University, Illinois, USA (M Mus and Perfomers Certificate)

Teachers

George Wall (TCM), Rex Martin (Northwestern), Gene Pokorny (Chicago Symphony Orchestra) and Arnold Jacobs (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Jonathan joined Morgensterns in June 2010

Jonathan's web profile was last updated 25th May 2017

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Education/Outreach experience

  • Animateur and workshop leader with Philharmonia and L.P.O Education Depts.
  • Consultant for Phil Parker Ltd.

Teaching experience

  • Guest teacher at R.C.M. and G.S.M.D. Junior Depts. and T.C.L Senior Dept.
  • Various Masterclasses in UK and North America
  • Tuba and euphonium teacher, Alleyn's School, Dulwich

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