P I A N I S T/C O M P O S E R
R E C O M M E N D A T I O N S
""While Jon's technical skills and sight-reading ability are impressive, it is his ability to make the piano “sing” that creates the ultimate duet of piano and voice."
- Allegro Choirs of Kansas City
"Jonathan is a dedicated musician and artist. He is a great colleague and friend, whose hard work and positive attitude inspire those around him. I know Jonathan from our time at the University of Kansas. He excels not only as a soloist at the piano, but also as a collaborator, vocal coach, and teacher. His knowledge of music and its history is very impressive. Do not miss your chance to hear him perform or to work with him!"
- Dr. Yuta Sugano, Concert Pianist
E V E N T S
A U G
August 13, 2019
Two-Piano Recital with Robert Nance
Fort Wayne, IN
S E P
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Paper Presentation, Midwest Music Research Collective
"Jon Young is an excellent soloist and collaborative pianist. His sight reading and accompanying skills are stellar in all contexts - solo, chamber, choral, and opera. Conductors at Wheaton College were enthusiastic about his work as pianist for Opera Music Theater and Concert Choir."
- LinkedIn Recommendation, Dr. Karin Redekopp Edwards, Professor of Piano at Wheaton College
N E W S
Jonathan defended his doctoral thesis Rachmaninoff's "Concealed Variation" Principle: Inspiration for Motivic Unity in his Preludes, Op. 32
Jonathan published his dissertation on Sergei Rachmaninoff via ProQuest
Jonathan performed the two-piano version of Brahms' "Ein Deutsches Requiem" in Fort Wayne, IN, with Maestro Robert Nance and Dr. Hamilton Tescarollo.