SEOUL JANGSIN UNIVERSITY
WITH LEE UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
CONCERTO PERFORMANCE WITH MARTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Jonathan has a passion for collecting rare historical music recordings of the early twentieth century. He is now combining this passion with his academic interest: music theory and music analysis. Jonathan’s current research is on tempo rubato—an in-depth comparative study between nineteenth- and twentieth-century pianists’ interpretations. His thesis, titled “Structural Hearing of Rubato,”
is a pedagogical study of tempo fluctuation in music performance, focusing on motives, counterpoint,
He will present a public lecture presentation on February 23-25, 2017, at the College Music Society (CMS) Southern Chapter Conference in Clarksville, TN.
CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT
Jonathan will make his debut at the Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall on June 22nd, 2017. With his long-time friend and colleague, Dr. Victor Chavez Jr., Jonathan will present the works of Prokofiev, Jung (his own composition), Beethoven, Scriabin, and Ronn Yedidia.