Jonathan S.

Jonathan S.


Jonathan has taught students of many ages and backgrounds for nearly 10 years. While a master’s student at Yale, he was an instructor of secondary harpsichord/basso continuo lessons and a Teaching Assistant for a graduate course on the history of early music.



B.M. in Piano Performance, NYU
M.M. in Harpsichord Performance, Yale
D.M.A. Candidate in Harpsichord Performance, Yale



Manhattan, NYC

Jonathan S. is an experienced educator who encourages his students to explore many areas of music. A specialist in 17th/18th-century repertoire and improvisation, Jonathan performs on modern and historical instruments and is passionate about incorporating music history and theory into his lessons. He has won several awards; most recently, he was a prizewinner of the Mathieu Duguay Early Music Competition in Lamèque, Canada. He teaches piano privately and, while a graduate student at Yale, taught harpsichord/basso continuo lessons.
Jonathan has performed/presented at festivals and conferences in the United States and abroad. He recently gave a lecture to pianists at NYU on improvisation and eighteenth-century style. In the fall of 2019, he was selected as a new member of Early Music America’s Emerging Professional Leadership Council. His mentors include pianist Seymour Bernstein and harpsichordist Arthur Haas. Jonathan is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Yale.