Guitar, Mandolin, Songwriting, Ukulele, Violin | Bountiful, Salt Lake, Sandy

Jonathan is a versatile music instructor with a love for the violin, guitar, and ukulele. He has been sharing his love for music through teaching since 2021. Jonathan's expertise in the violin spans various genres, including Classical, American Fiddle, Irish Fiddle, Blues, and Improvisation. On the guitar, he specializes in Folk Music, Blues, and Campfire tunes. Notably, he has achieved recognition, securing 2nd and 3rd place in Fiddle Competitions and contributing to the folk band Thyme River. He also released six original songs. As an instructor, Jonathan empowers his students by allowing them to choose their preferred genre and pieces to learn. He believes that this personalized approach enhances enjoyment and nurtures musical talents. Jonathan fosters a dynamic learning environment by actively jamming with his students on the pieces they are mastering, making the learning process enjoyable and engaging. 

Above all, Jonathan emphasizes the importance of having fun while learning an instrument and encourages students to use their musical gifts to serve others. His teaching philosophy revolves around creating a positive and enjoyable musical experience for his students.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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