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Jonathan Johnson

is an alumnus of the University of Southern California with a Master of Music in French Horn Performance. He also holds a Bachelor of Music in French Horn Performance from Brigham Young University.  His teachers have included Jim Thatcher and Larry Lowe.

Jonathan is a winner of the 2007 International Horn Competition of America (formerly known as the American Horn Competition) university division. As an active freelance musician in and around Los Angeles, he has performed with the Pasadena Symphony and Pops, the Santa Barbara Symphony, and the Fresno Philharmonic, and has played film score recording sessions for Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, and Fox Studios.

Although Jonathan specializes in classical French horn, he is also an accomplished pianist. At age 15, while studying piano with Cecelia Wyatt, he was a co-winner in a local piano concerto competition, and at 17, he won the Mark and Kirk Elvy Memorial Piano Solo Competition. Jonathan remains in demand as a collaborative pianist and church organist.

In his leisure time, Jonathan enjoys swimming, cycling, and jujitsu.  He is also an avid reader.

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