Bassoonist Jonathan Gibbons is pursuing a Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, studying with William Short. He recently graduated from New York University with degrees in Music and Irish American Studies, where he studied with Marc Goldberg and Daniel Shelly. Active as both a performer and educator, Jonathan is a Morse Teaching Artis Fellow at Juilliard, teaching weekly music lessons to fourth grade students at the Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School in Harlem.
Born in New Jersey, Jonathan began studying the piano with his neighbor. He was introduced to the bassoon in high school, and soon thereafter joined the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and studied chamber music at the Settlement Music School. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.