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Jonathan Morgan

Sunday, August 27, 12:00-12:40

St. Michael's Chapel

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I Don't Even Play The Bassoon by Lisa Bielawa
In Manus Tuas by Caroline Shaw
Elegy II by Nick Norton
Lament by Joel Feigin

Jonathan Morgan - violist, specializes in the music of living composers. He’s a founding member of the Now Hear Ensemble. Jonathan is on the artist roster of the Aerocade Music label, on which he released a recording of Nick Norton's Elegy II and is donating all proceeds from the recording to the ACLU. This season, Jonathan is giving world premier performances of newly-commissioned music at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, the Eureka Musical Minds of California Conference, Synchromy, the Carlsbad Music Festival, the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT), and the UCSB Summer Music Festival. Jonathan has performed as principal violist of the Santa Barbara Choral Society, Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale, and as soloist with the Choir of St. Barbara Parish. He can be heard on three albums; My Hope is Arisen, Made in California, and The Lament Cycle. Jonathan holds a B.M. from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, a M.M. from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a D.M.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara. He is former faculty of violin, viola, and chamber music at the Preparatory and Continuing Education Department of the Cleveland Institute of Music.