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Professor at New England Conservatory of Music, USA
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Professor at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, USA
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American pianist Jonathan Bass appears frequently throughout the United States and around the world as soloist and chamber musician. A Steinway Artist, Bass made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall after he was awarded First Prize in the 1993 Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition. He is a regular presence at Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston, and at Tanglewood. His solo and chamber music recording have received high acclaim from Gramophone Magazine. Internationally, he has performed in China, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Poland, Spain, and Russia. He has been featured on many radio programs throughout the United States, including National Public Radio’s ‘Performance Today’. Bass has performed as concerto solo soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall and the North Carolina Symphony at the Appalachian Summer Festival. Other competition prizes include First Prizes in the 1984 American National Chopin Competition, the 1989 American Pianists Association Beethoven Fellowship Competition, and the 1983 National Arts Club Competition. He also received Second Prizes in the 1993 Washington International Competition and in the 1983 Young Keyboard Artists Competition, and the Bronze Medal and Mozart Prize at the 1987 Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition.
Collaborative highlights include multiple guest appearances with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and recitals with many past and present members of the Boston Symphony, including violinist Joseph Silverstein and cellist Jules Eskin. He also partners with his wife, BSO violinist Tatiana Dimitriades, in the Boston Duo. For more than 20 years, as the pianist and a founding member of the Walden Chamber Players, he performed on a variety of chamber music series and residencies across the United States and Canada. Mr. Bass has also performed as orchestral keyboardist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in at Tanglewood, at Symphony Hall, at Carnegie Hall, and on two European Festival tours under conductors Roberto Abbado, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Bernard Haitink, and Seiji Ozawa. Other conductors he has worked with include Charles Dutoit, Jacque Lacombe, Louis Lane, Keith Lockhart, Marcelo Lehninger, Ludovic Morlot, Ronald Knudsen, and Thomas Wilkins.
A graduate of the Juilliard School, where he studied with Adele Marcus and Sasha Gorodnitski. Jonathan Bass holds a Doctor of Music degree from the Indiana University School of Music, where he studied with, and was teaching assistant to, Menahem Pressler. He also studied at the Moscow Conservatory in Russia. Bass is a Professor of Piano at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, where he has served on the faculty since 1993. He also teaches at New England Conservatory in the Preparatory School. His students have won many competition prizes, and he has given numerous master classes throughout the United States and around the world.