Instructor
Joined in
2014
Current Projects

Connexius Independent Percussion Ensemble

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Jazz, Blues, Concert percussion, Marching band percussion, Drumline

Performance Experience

Rhythm X Indoor Drumline, Woodville, Fransisco Rojab Band, Johnny Kant Reed, Chasing Eden, All-Star Brass and Percussion Band of Columbus

Education

Bowling Green State University: Music Education & Jazz Studies (Percussion emphasis)

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Crescent Fresh, Citizen, The Dave Absalom Project, Mark May Blues Band

Areas of Instruction

Percussion, Drum Set

Teaching Experience

Percussion Director at Bellefontaine High School, Assistant Percussion Director at Westerville North High School, 11 years private lesson experience, 12 years teaching experience through schools

Jonathan

Instructor

About Me

Jon has been playing and teaching percussion for more than 11 years.  Having taught at schools since 2003, he is currently the Percussion Director at Bellefontaine High School and the Assistant Band Director at Westerville North High School.  He has extensive experience with percussion direction, drumlines, and show design.  He has also played with rock, blues, and jazz bands, and he currently gigs with Crescent Fresh, Citizen, The Dave Absalom Project, and Mark May Blues Band. 

Jon, who has been teaching privately since 2004, joined Music & Arts this past July.  His students come from all backgrounds, including those who have never played an instrument in their lives.  Jon believes in making music a fun and rewarding experience, not an intimidating one, and his teaching is constructive yet positive.

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