Baritone , Bass Trombone , Euphonium , Trombone , Tuba
Area of Study
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
B.A., Honors Brown University
Jonathan Greenberg has served on the low brass faculty of Hunter College, The City University of New York, since 2009 and has held similar positions at The Avenues School and Manhattan School of Music, Pre-college Division. Jonathan has enjoyed a freelance career in NYC that has spanned several decades and a multitude of musical styles. He has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, American Symphony, American Ballet Theatre, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and Honolulu Symphony. He is a founding member of the groundbreaking Carnegie Hall LinkUp Orchestra.
Chamber music experience includes performances with the Metropolis Ensemble, Manhattan Brass Quintet, St. Luke’s Trombone Quartet, Absolute Ensemble and with the American Brass Quintet at the Aspen Music Festival. Commercial/Jazz experience includes performances with The Big Apple Circus, Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, the Mingus Big Band, and tours of Japan with the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra. Jonathan continues to enjoy a prolific Broadway career, playing both trombone and tuba for shows that include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, among many others.
Jonathan returns to Cedar Rapids, Iowa every summer to teach, coach and perform as faculty with the Five Seasons Chamber Music Festival.